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14 Dec 17 Vojislav Seselj ‘Slept Through’ War Crimes Appeal

Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj scorned a prosecution appeal against his war crimes acquittal at the UN court in The Hague, saying didn’t watch it because he was asleep.

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13 Dec 17 Prosecution Challenges Vojislav Seselj’s War Crimes Acquittal

The prosecution asked the UN court in The Hague to quash the acquittal of Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj and convict him of war crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia.

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13 Dec 17 Serbian Court Delays Srebrenica Massacre Trial

Belgrade Special Court delayed a hearing in its landmark Srebrenica war crimes trial, sparking an altercation between a Serb defendant and the Bosniak wife of one of the victims.

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13 Dec 17 US Urges Serbia to Tackle Kosovo Massacre Cover-Up

The US State Department said that those responsible for moving the bodies of Kosovo Albanian civilians killed in the 1999 war to mass graves in Serbia should be brought to justice.

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13 Dec 17 Kosovo Urged to Increase Aid to Wartime Rape Victims

Kosovo will offer reparations to survivors of wartime sexual violence, but an Amnesty International report warns that the law doesn’t do enough to help them and that access to justice remains limited.

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12 Dec 17 Kosovo Veterans Campaign Against Special Court Law

Kosovo Liberation Army veterans said they will launch a petition calling for the law governing the new Specialist Chambers, set up to try former KLA members, to be changed because it is “discriminatory”.

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12 Dec 17 Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier Charged with Wartime Rape

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Milan Todovic was charged with raping, beating and sexually abusing a Bosniak woman who he held captive in Foca in 1992.

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12 Dec 17 Kosovo, Macedonia Urge International Probe of Kumanovo Shootout

Kosovo and Macedonia’s prime ministers agreed to push for an international investigation into a deadly 2015 shootout with police in Kumanovo, for which 16 Kosovo citizens have been jailed for terrorism.

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12 Dec 17 Vojislav Seselj Acquittal: UN Court to Hear Appeal

The UN court in The Hague is to hear a prosecution appeal on Wednesday against the first-instance verdict that acquitted Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj of war crimes.

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11 Dec 17 Bosnia Arrests Wartime Commander for General’s Murder

Hamdija Abdic, alias Tigar, who is considered a hero by Bosnian Army veterans, was arrested on suspicion that he was involved in the killing of a Bosnian Croat general in 1995.

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11 Dec 17 War Criminal Praljak’s Death Commemorated in Croatia

Several thousand people, including two Croatian ministers, MPs, generals and convicted war criminals, attended a ceremony commemorating Bosnian Croat general Slobodan Praljak, who killed himself at the Hague Tribunal.

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11 Dec 17 Bosnian War Victims Praise Hague Tribunal’s Successes

Despite some shortcomings, the Hague Tribunal, which closes this month, has identified and prosecuted those responsible for grave crimes and brought some justice to people who suffered, said members of Bosnia’s Association of Victims.

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08 Dec 17 Database of Missing from Yugoslav Wars to be Created

A unique database containing the names of people missing since the 1990s Yugoslav wars whose remains have still not been found will be created, governments across the region have agreed.

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08 Dec 17 US to Deport Bosnian Serb Accused of Srebrenica Killings

The US will deport Oliver Dragic, accused of having been a member of a Bosnian Serb police unit that participated in the Srebrenica genocide in 1995, for lying while claiming refugee status.

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08 Dec 17 Inspector Casts Doubt on Croatian General’s Charges

A Croatian police inspector told the retrial of Branimir Glavas that he overheard a conversation implying that the 1990s general was wrongly accused of war crimes against Serbs.

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