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21 Apr 15 Kosovo Launches Missing Persons Week

Events are being held to highlight that over 1,650 people still haven’t been found since the Kosovo war ended, while a new excavation of a suspected mass grave in Serbia has also been announced.

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21 Apr 15 Bosnia Arrests Six for Buzim War Crimes

Six former members of the Bosnian Army and military police were arrested for their alleged involvement in the torture, rape and inhuman treatment of Serb and Bosniak civilians and fighters.

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20 Apr 15 Kosovo FM Thaci’s Belgrade Visit Cancelled

A Belgrade-based NGO which asked Kosovo Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci to visit the Serbian capital for a conference has revoked the invitation, blaming what it said was political pressure.

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20 Apr 15 Two Serbs Acquitted of Kosovo Policeman's Murder

The two Serbs were acquitted of killing policeman Enver Zymberi in an attack on a police convoy amid heightened tensions in northern Kosovo in July 2011.

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20 Apr 15 Serbian PM ‘Misused’ WWII Death Camp Anniversary

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic was accused of using a speech he made at a commemoration for victims of the Croatian-run WWII Jasenovac concentration camp for his own propaganda.

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20 Apr 15 Kosovo Leaders Vow Commitment to New War Court

Kosovo’s president and prime minister assured a US official that they are committed to establishing a new special court which is expected to try high-ranking former Kosovo Liberation Army figures.

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17 Apr 15 Thousands Join Kosovo Massacre Reburial Ceremony

The remains of 21 Kosovo Albanians killed by Belgrade’s forces in 1999 and then found hidden in a mass grave in Serbia were reburied in the village of Cikatove e Vjeter.

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17 Apr 15 Bosnia Convicts Two of Wartime Crimes Against Serbs

Former Croatian Defence Council member Indira Kameric was jailed for three years for abusing Serb prisoners while Bosnian Army ex-soldier Ibro Macic got ten years for killing four Serb women.

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17 Apr 15 US Warns Kosovo: Approve New War Court Quickly

The US ambassador to Pristina said Washington wouldn’t continue blocking Russia’s attempts to set up a Kosovo war crimes tribunal if Kosovo’s parliament doesn’t approve a new EU-backed court soon.

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17 Apr 15 Bosnian Serb Leader Pays ‘Historic’ Visit to Srebrenica

Milorad Dodik, the president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, paid tribute to the victims of the 1995 massacres by Serb forces during an unusually reconciliatory visit.

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16 Apr 15 Kosovo’s Thaci Given Serbia Arrest Warning

Kosovo foreign minister Hashim Thaci could attend an NGO conference in Belgrade later this month although a warrant for his arrest for alleged war crimes is still active in Serbia.

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16 Apr 15 NATO Victims’ Families to Sue Montenegro in Europe

The families of those killed in a NATO air strike plan further legal action after the Montenegrin supreme court rejected their bid for compensation for the deaths in 1999.

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16 Apr 15 Murdered US Albanians’ Brother Warns Serbian PM

The brother of three Albanian-Americans killed in Kosovo just after the war urged the Serbian prime minister to make progress to resolve the murder before his planned visit to the US.

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16 Apr 15 Freed Croatian Serb Leader Hadzic Arrives in Serbia

War crimes defendant Goran Hadzic arrived in the Serbian capital after being temporarily released by the UN court in The Hague for cancer treatment.

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15 Apr 15 Kosovo Cuts Serb Policeman’s War Crime Sentence

The appeals court in Pristina reduced former reservist policeman Ivan Radivojevic’s sentence from eight to six years in prison for beating up Kosovo Albanian civilians who were fleeing the 1990s conflict.

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