02 Dec 16 Bosnian Serb Soldier Jailed for Milici Civilians’ Killings

Former Bosnian Serb soldier Dragan Marinkovic was sentenced to eight years in prison for his involvement in the killings of two civilians in Milici in eastern Bosnia in 1992.

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30 Nov 16 Mladic Trial: Closing Statements Start Next Week

The prosecution in the genocide and war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic will begin its closing statements at the Hague Tribunal on December 5.

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30 Nov 16 Montenegro Arrests Croatian Serb War Crimes Convict

Montenegrin police arrested Miroslav Jovic, a Serb convicted in absentia in Croatia of committing war crimes against Croats during the conflict in the country in 1991, media reported.

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30 Nov 16 UN States Urged to Arrest Wanted Serbian Radicals

The Hague Tribunal has made public an international arrest warrant for three Serbian Radical Party politicians wanted for witness intimidation, calling on UN member states to detain them if possible.

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29 Nov 16 Kosovo Mayor Challenges War Crimes Conviction

The lawyer for Sami Lushtaku, a former guerrilla commander who is now mayor of Skenderaj/Srbica, filed a complaint to Kosovo’s Supreme Court against his conviction for war crimes.

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29 Nov 16 Bosnian Serb Honours for War Criminals Challenged

A rights group has filed criminal complaints to the state prosecutor over honours given by the Bosnian Serb authorities to convicted war criminals including Radovan Karadzic.

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28 Nov 16 Bosnian Serb Jailed for Murdering Bosniak in Prijedor

Dragoje Zmijanjac was sentenced to six years in prison for committing crimes against civilians, convicted of murdering a Bosniak man in Prijedor in 1992.

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28 Nov 16 Hague Tribunal to Open Information Centre in Sarajevo

The UN war crimes court will sign an agreement on Tuesday to set up an information centre at Sarajevo’s city hall offering access to all public documents from the Hague Tribunal’s trials.

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25 Nov 16 Croatia Exhumes 18 Serb Casualties of ‘Operation Storm’

The Croatian authorities exhumed the remains of 18 bodies from a cemetery in the coastal town of Zadar - Croatian Serbs who died during or after the military operation ‘Storm’ in 1995.

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25 Nov 16 Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier Indicted for Wartime Rape

The Bosnian prosecution filed an indictment against former Bosnian Serb soldier Zarko Vukovic, accusing him of raping a Bosniak woman several times during wartime in the Foca area.

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24 Nov 16 ‘Captain Dragan’ Trial: Croatian Troops Admit Using Church

Defence witnesses at the trial of former Serbian paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, alias ‘Captain Dragan’, admitted that Croatian soldiers used Catholic church premises as a command post.

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24 Nov 16 Kosovo Dissident’s Serbian Assassins Given Life Sentences

A Belgian court has given life sentences to a former Yugoslav secret police official and two Serbian hitmen for the assassination of Kosovo Albanian dissident Enver Hadri in Brussels in 1990.

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24 Nov 16 Bosnian Serb General’s Trial Delayed Again in Belgrade

The trial of Bosnian Serb general Novak Djukic - already convicted in Sarajevo of ordering a deadly artillery strike on Tuzla in Bosnia - was postponed again because of the defendant’s poor health.

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23 Nov 16 Bosniak Ex-Soldiers Arrested for Killing Serb Prisoners

Police arrested former Bosnian Army soldiers Safet Isakovic and Nisvet Poric on suspicion of involvement in the killing of three Serb prisoners of war in Bosanska Krupa in 1995.

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23 Nov 16 Yugoslav Spy Chief Convicted of Kosovo Dissident’s Murder

A former Yugoslav secret police official and two Serbian hitmen were convicted of the assassination of Kosovo Albanian dissident Enver Hadri in Brussels in 1990.

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