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23 Jun 17 Hague Tribunal Shares Lessons of War Crime Probes

Prosecutors from the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia told a conference in Sarajevo about how they developed investigations into war crimes perpetrators and those who commanded them.

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23 Jun 17 Croatia Seeks Role in Bosnian Croats’ Hague Trial

Croatia has filed an appeal to the Hague war crimes tribunal, asking to be allowed to participate in the trial of six former Bosnian Croat officials, but prosecutors have objected.

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23 Jun 17 Protesters Blockade Film About Serb-Albanian Relations

Protesters carrying Serbian flags and chanting anti-Albanian slogans prevented the showing of a film about Serb-Albanian relations in the city of Nis.

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23 Jun 17 Serb Woman’s Case Upsets Trump Immigration Policy

A US Supreme Court verdict in the case of a Bosnian Serb deported because of her husband’s role in the Bosnian war will make it harder for the Trump administration to remove immigrants’ citizenship.

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22 Jun 17 Serbian Official Blames Yugoslav Army for Croatia Crimes

Former Serbian security chief Jovica Stanisic’s lawyer told the Hague Tribunal that the Yugoslav People’s Army was responsible for crimes in the Serb-led Republic of Serbian Krajina wartime statelet in Croatia in 1991.

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22 Jun 17 Bosnian Politics ‘Impedes Justice’, Says Hague Prosecutor

The politicisation of war crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina has created obstacles to securing justice for victims, chief Hague Tribunal prosecutor Serge Brammertz said in Sarajevo.

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22 Jun 17 Kosovo Landmine Victims Demand Serbia Pay Compensation

Kosovo’s Association of Mine-Injured Civilians asked Serbia to pay compensation to people injured in landmine blasts during and after the war, and called on the Pristina government to raise the issue in Brussels.

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21 Jun 17 Serbian Security Chiefs ‘Seen in Croatia Conflict Zone’

A former Yugoslav People’s Army colonel told the UN court in The Hague that he saw Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic in 1991 in the Knin area, where crimes against Croats were committed.

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21 Jun 17 Hague Tribunal President: ‘We Offered Truth, Not Reconciliation’

The president of the UN’s war crimes court for the former Yugoslavia, Carmel Agius, said the Hague Tribunal established many crucial facts about the 1990s wars, but its job was never to provide reconciliation.

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21 Jun 17 OSCE: Bosnia Boosts Wartime Sexual Violence Prosecutions

Over the past three years, courts and prosecutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina have processed more cases involving wartime sexual violence than before, but more needs to be done, a new OSCE report says.

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21 Jun 17 Serbian ‘Red Berets’ Accused of Bosnia War Crimes

Belgrade’s Humanitarian Law Centre filed criminal complaints against three former fighters from the Serbian Red Berets unit, accusing them of committing war crimes in the Bosnian town of Doboj in 1992.

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20 Jun 17 Senior Kosovo Ex-Guerrillas’ Supreme Court Appeal Opens

Former senior Kosovo Liberation Army members Sylejman Selimi and Sami Lushtaku’s appeal against their conviction for war crimes against civilian prisoners began at the country’s Supreme Court.

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20 Jun 17 Serbian Official Denies Key Role in Croatian War

The defence lawyer for former security official Franko Simatovic told the Hague Tribunal that a witness’s claim that the Serbian State Security Service was a protagonist in the Croatian war in 1991 was false.

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20 Jun 17 Bosnian Pupils Rally Against Ethnic Segregation in Schools

After preventing the establishment of a new ethnically-segregated school in their town, pupils in Jajce led protests against ethnic divisions in Bosnian schools in general.

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20 Jun 17 Swiss Politician Convicted of Srebrenica Genocide Denial

A Swiss court found Donatello Poggi, a local politician in the canton of Ticino, guilty of racial discrimination because he wrote that the 1995 genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica was a lie, media reported.

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