bosnian-prosecution-charges-croatian-citizen
28 Nov 14 Bosnia Charges Croat Fighter With Murders, Rapes

Mladen Kurdija, a wartime military police commander with the Croatian Defence Council, is accused of the murders, forced disappearances and rapes of Serb civilians in Bosanski Brod in 1992.

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seselj-hate-speech-angers-war-victims
28 Nov 14 Seselj ‘Hate Speech’ Angers War Victims

Victims’ groups have praised the European parliament’s resolution condemning the recently-released Serbian war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj for his ‘warmongering’ nationalist rhetoric.

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families-of-nato-victims-in-montenegro-still-wait-for-justice
28 Nov 14 Montenegro NATO Victims’ Families Still Seeking Justice

Relatives of six civilians including three children killed in NATO air strikes on Montenegro in 1999 plan to take their case to Europe after their compensation claims were rejected by local courts.

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witness-hails-mladic-s-charachter-and-knowledge
28 Nov 14 Mladic ‘a Connoisseur of Military Rules’, Witness Says

A former Bosnian Serb Army officer told Ratko Mladic’s trial at the Hague Tribunal that the wartime general was a disciplinarian who insisted on order among his troops.

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war-veterans-ask-university-privileges-return
27 Nov 14 Kosovo Veterans Demand University Privileges for Children

Kosovo war veterans staged a protest calling for the restoration of privileges allowing their children to go to the University of Pristina without having to pass examinations.

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european-parliament-adopts-resolution-on-seselj
27 Nov 14 Euro Parliament Condemns ‘Warmongering’ Seselj

The European parliament adopted a resolution urging the Hague Tribunal to rethink its decision to temporarily release Serbian ultra-nationalist war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj.

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salami-king-under-investigation-for-war-profiteering
27 Nov 14 Croatia Probes ‘Salami King’ Over War Profiteering

A well-known producer of salami and other meat products, Georg ‘Djuro’ Gavrilovic, is under investigation for allegedly taking money intended for buying arms for Croatian forces in the 1990s war.

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string-of-murders-in-macedonia-blamed-on-war-traumas
27 Nov 14 Macedonia Murders Blamed on Veterans’ Traumas

After a recent series of murders and suicides by ex-servicemen, veterans of Macedonia’s 2001 conflict want the state to provide psychiatric help for people traumatised by war.

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mladic-s-witness-blames-muslims-for-prijedor-conflict
27 Nov 14 Mladic Witness: Muslim Extremists Caused Prijedor Conflict

A defence witness at the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic said Muslim militants started the fighting in Prijedor in spring 1992.

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indictment-for-operation-storm-killings-1
26 Nov 14 Croatia Indicts Soldier for Operation Storm Killings

Former soldier Rajko Krickovic was charged with shooting two Serb civilians and burning another one alive in the village of Kijani after the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm in August 1995.

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trial-of-gligor-begovic-begins
26 Nov 14 Bosnia Opens Batkovic Prisoner Abuse Trial

Former Bosnian Serb soldier Gligor Begovic went on trial for fatal beatings and sexual abuse of prisoners at the Batkovic detention centre in the Bijeljina municipality in 1992.

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documentary-camps-of-death-premiered
26 Nov 14 ‘Camps of Death’ Film Premieres in Bosnia

The new documentary contains powerful testimony from 67 wartime detention camp prisoners about the torture, murders, physical and psychological abuse that they witnessed.

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hague-reveals-conditions-for-seselj-s-release
26 Nov 14 Hague Tribunal Reveals Conditions for Seselj Release

The Hague Tribunal finally published the conditions for the temporary release of Serbian war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj, while Croatia’s parliament called for him to be incarcerated again.

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montenegro-urged-to-probe-police-torture-against-bosniaks-in-1990s
26 Nov 14 Montenegro Urged to Probe Bosniak’s Torture Claims

Montenegrin watchdog MANS urged the authorities to investigate allegations by a Bosniak ex-prisoner who was convicted of libel after writing a book about his alleged torture in jail during wartime.

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belgrade-sentenced-serb-fighter-for-ovcara-massacre
26 Nov 14 Serbia Jails Fighter for Massacre in Croatia

The Belgrade appeals court jailed ex-fighter Petar Ciric for 15 years over a mass killing at Ovcara Farm near Vukovar in Croatia after the town fell to Serbian troops in 1991.

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