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04 May 15 In Pictures: Yugo-Nostalgists Mark Tito Anniversary

Admirers of former Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito commemorated the 35th anniversary of his death at events in various countries across the Balkans.

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04 May 15 Bosniak Fighter Convicted of Velika Kladusa Abuse

Former fighter Sakib Dautovic was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison for taking part in the abuse of civilian detainees in the Velika Kladusa municipality during wartime.

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01 May 15 EU Kosovo Prosecutor Criticises Graft Allegations Probe

Former prosecutor Maria Bamieh said Brussels’ report on the handling of her allegations of corruption within the EU’s Kosovo rule-of-law mission did not prove there was no cover-up.

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01 May 15 Mladic Witness: Serbs Wanted Srebrenica Revenge

At the trial of Ratko Mladic in The Hague, a defence witness recalled a Bosnian Army attack on the Serb village of Kravica near Srebrenica in 1993 and said he was captured and tortured afterwards.

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30 Apr 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier Cleared of Visegrad Prisoner Abuse

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Goran Popovic was acquitted of taking part in the abuse of Bosniak prisoners who were detained in Visegrad in 1992.

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30 Apr 15 Bosnia’s Brcko Commemorates Bridge Massacre

Brcko commemorated the deaths of more than a hundred of its residents during the war 23 years ago, when a bridge was blown up by attackers who remain unidentified.

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30 Apr 15 Mladic Witness: Bosniaks Targeted After Attacking Serbs

A former Bosnian Serb Army commander told Ratko Mladic’s trial that his units didn’t expel Bosniaks from the Podrinje region in 1992 and 1993, insisting that they only retaliated after enemy attacks.

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29 Apr 15 Dutch Court Rejects Prosecuting Srebrenica Peacekeepers

A Dutch military appeals court ruled that commanders of the UN peacekeeping mission in Srebrenica cannot be prosecuted for allowing Bosniaks to be killed by Bosnian Serb forces in 1995.

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29 Apr 15 Witnesses ‘Not Credible’ in Kosovo Guerrilla Trial

Lawyers for members of the Kosovo Liberation Army’s ‘Drenica Group’ cell accused of assaulting prisoners during the war said prosecution witnesses gave unconvincing and contradictory testimony.

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29 Apr 15 Kosovo Needs War Crimes Court, Germany Says

On a visit to Kosovo, the German Foreign Minister has reassured Kosovo about the planned special war crimes court, saying sensitive historical issues need to be dealt with openly.

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29 Apr 15 Mladic Witness: Bosniaks 'Wanted to Leave' Eastern Bosnia

The former commander of the Birac brigade of the Bosnian Serb Army told Ratko Mladic's trial that he helped organise the 'removal of Muslims' from eastern Bosnia, but insisted they wanted to go.

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28 Apr 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier’s War Rape Sentence Reduced

Former soldier Miodrag Markovic, who was convicted of raping an under-age girl near Doboj during wartime, had his sentence reduced from seven to six years on appeal.

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28 Apr 15 Kosovo ‘Drenica Group’ Guerrillas Call for Acquittal

Defence lawyers at the trial of a Kosovo Liberation Army cell accused of assaulting prisoners during the 1998-99 war said they believed the judges would not convict their clients.

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28 Apr 15 New BIRN War Crimes Film Premieres in Belgrade

BIRN's latest feature-length documentary, which investigates the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, was screened for the first time in Belgrade.

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28 Apr 15 Kosovo Unveils Missing Persons Monument at Parliament

The new memorial dedicated to the 1,650 people who have not been found since the Kosovo war was inaugurated in the garden of parliament to mark the end of Missing Persons Week.

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