17 Oct 17 Arkan’s Masked Paramilitaries Accused of Croatia Killings

At the trial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, a prosecution witness said that paramilitary boss Arkan’s unit - allegedly controlled by the defendants - murdered Croats in 1991.

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17 Oct 17 Bosnia Exhumes 137 War Victims at Koricani Cliffs

An exhumation at the Koricani Cliffs in Bosnia has revealed the remains of 137 Bosniak and Croat civilians, suspected victims of mass killings by police in 1992.

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17 Oct 17 UN Prosecutor to Report Croatia to Security Council

The prosecutor at the UN war crimes court for the former Yugoslavia, Serge Brammertz, said he will report Croatia to the UN Security Council for non-cooperation with Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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17 Oct 17 Croatian 1990s General Pleads Not Guilty to War Crimes

Croatian wartime general Branimir Glavas, now an MP, and five others accused of war crimes against Serb civilians in the city of Osijek in 1991-92 pleaded not guilty at Zagreb county court.

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16 Oct 17 Russian Minister Says Hague Tribunal ‘Should Be Closed’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the UN war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia should have been shut down long ago because it is biased against Serbs.

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13 Oct 17 Bosnian Army Troops Jailed for Abusing Croat Prisoners

Three former Bosnian Army servicemen were sentenced to a total of 17 years in prison for crimes against Croat civilian detainees who were held at a school near Mostar in 1993.

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13 Oct 17 Bosnian Serbs Accuse Judges, Prosecutors of Bias

The Justice Ministry war crimes centre in Bosnia’s Serb-dominated Republika Srpska complained to the country’s judicial overseer, accusing 15 state-level judges and prosecutors of anti-Serb bias.

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13 Oct 17 Kosovo Honours US Pilot for 1999 NATO Bombing

Kosovo honoured the US Air Force’s chief of staff David Goldfein, who was shot down as a pilot during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999, with the country’s ‘Order of Freedom’.

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13 Oct 17 War Crimes Trial Documentation Centre Opens in Croatia

The new Transitional Justice Centre in the Croatian town of Pula will display documents, films and photos from cases at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

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12 Oct 17 Kosovo Exhumes Body from Suspected War Grave

The body of a suspected Kosovo war victim was exhumed in the village of Suhodoll/Suvi Do near the northern town of Mitrovica after the remains of other bodies were discovered the previous day.

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12 Oct 17 Serbian Minister Reaffirms Praise for Freed War Criminals

Serbian Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin lashed out at the US ambassador to Belgrade after the diplomat criticised him for his recent public praise for two convicted war criminals.

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11 Oct 17 Bosnian Serb Soldier Jailed for Wartime Rape in Foca

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Zarko Vukovic was sentenced to seven years in prison for raping a woman several times in Foca in 1992.

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11 Oct 17 Hague Tribunal to Appoint Lawyer for Vojislav Seselj

The UN war crimes tribunal will appoint a legal representative to represent Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj at his upcoming appeal hearing because he has refused to return to the court.

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11 Oct 17 Mladic’s Lawyers Demand Medical Files, Claiming Negligence

Former Bosnian Serb Army chief Ratko Mladic’s lawyers demanded a full dossier on his medical treatment in detention in The Hague, alleging that “negligence” was putting his life at risk.

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11 Oct 17 Croatian Historians Oppose Bans on Fascist, Communist Symbols

A group of historians launched a petition against a government-appointed body that is examining how to deal with the legacy of Croatia’s pro-Nazi and Communist regimes, arguing against banning their symbols.

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