09 Dec 16 Ratko Mladic ‘Never Ordered Srebrenica Massacres’: Defence

In closing arguments at Ratko Mladic’s trial, lawyers for the former Bosnian Serb military commander said he never ordered the Srebrenica mass killings and the case against him was systematically biased.

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08 Dec 16 Kosovo Bans Building of Serb Wall in Mitrovica

The building of a concrete wall by the Serb authorities near their side of the bridge that ethnically divides the Kosovo town of Mitrovica was ordered to stop after strong criticism by Kosovo Albanian officials.

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08 Dec 16 Serbian Politician Urges Reinstatement of Milosevic Honour

Rights activists protested after a controversial politician in Leskovac called for Slobodan Milosevic to be reinstated as a ‘citizen of honour’ of the southern town.

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08 Dec 16 Radovan Karadzic: ‘Serb Traitors’ Committed Srebrenica Crimes

In a rare interview, former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic, who was convicted of genocide in Srebrenica, said that the crimes were actually committed by “traitors to the Serb people”.

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08 Dec 16 Bosnia Arrests Third Ex-Soldier for Sarajevo War Rape

Elvir Muminovic was the third former Bosnian Army soldier to be arrested for allegedly raping and sexually assaulting an under-age Serb girl in the Sarajevo area in 1993.

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08 Dec 16 Israel Court Rejects Request for Bosnia War Deals Data

Israel’s Supreme Court has rejected a bid for disclosures relating to alleged defence exports to the former Yugoslavia during the 1990s Bosnian conflict, when an arms embargo was in place.

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07 Dec 16 Murdered Serb Family Commemorated in Zagreb

The Anti-Fascist League of Croatia commemorated the 25th anniversary of the killing in Zagreb of a Serb family, including a 12-year-old girl, by reservist policemen who were never convicted.

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07 Dec 16 UN Prosecutors Demand Life Sentence for Ratko Mladic

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia called on judges at the UN court to jail Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic for life for genocide and other wartime crimes.

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07 Dec 16 Ratko Mladic ‘Terrorised Sarajevo During Siege’: Prosecutors

As closing statements continued at Ratko Mladic’s trial, prosecutors said the trial had proved that the former Bosnian Serb military chief’s forces terrorised Sarajevo with a shelling and sniping campaign.

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07 Dec 16 Bosnian Army Ex-Soldiers Arrested for Raping Minor

Two former Bosnian Army soldiers were arrested for allegedly raping and sexually assaulting an under-age Serb girl in the Sarajevo area in 1993.

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06 Dec 16 Ratko Mladic ‘Praised Ethnic Cleansing’, Says Prosecution

On the second day of closing statements at Ratko Mladic’s trial, the prosecution said the former Bosnian Serb military chief praised and promoted officers involved in ethnic cleansing and murder.

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06 Dec 16 Activists Urge Montenegro To Punish Dubrovnik Attackers

Marking the 25th anniversary of the Yugoslav People’s Army attack on the Croatian port town of Dubrovnik, rights groups urged the authorities to prosecute Montenegrins who participated in it.

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06 Dec 16 Bosnia Arrests Eight in Prijedor for War Crimes

Eight Bosnian Serbs were arrested in the town of Prijedor for their alleged involvement in detaining, torturing and killing 120 Bosniak men and boys in the country’s north-west in 1992.

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05 Dec 16 UN Prosecutors: Mladic was Key Figure in Bosnia Atrocities

In the first day of closing arguments in Ratko Mladic’s trial, prosecutors said the former Bosnian Serb military commander played a crucial role in a brutal plan to ‘cleanse’ areas of Bosnia of non-Serbs.

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05 Dec 16 Radovan Karadzic Files Appeal Against Conviction

Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic has filed an appeal challenging the Hague Tribunal’s verdict sentencing him to 40 years in prison for genocide and crimes against humanity.

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