eu-resolving-murder-of-djindjic-not-a-direct-condition
16 Apr 14 Serbia’s EU Progress ‘Not Dependent on Djindjic Case’

Revealing the background to PM Zoran Djindjic’s murder would help Serbia’s progress towards membership but is not a direct condition for successful negotiations, the European Commission told BIRN.

 

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croatia-rejects-ex-yugoslav-spy-s-extradition-appeal
16 Apr 14 Croatia Dismisses Ex-Yugoslav Spy’s Extradition Appeal

The Croatian supreme court rejected an appeal against extradition by former intelligence agent Zdravko Mustac, who is wanted in Germany over his alleged involvement in a political assassination.

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bosnian-croat-fighters-indicted-for-kiseljak-torture
16 Apr 14 Bosnian Croat Fighters Indicted for Kiseljak Torture

Four ex-members of the Croatian Defence Council, whose arrests sparked a protest in Kiseljak, are accused of the torture and inhumane treatment of prisoners of war in 1993.

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tribunal-rejects-mladic-s-aquittal-request
15 Apr 14 Hague Tribunal Rejects Ratko Mladic’s Acquittal Plea

The international court turned down former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s request to quash the genocide and war crime charges against him midway through his trial.

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croatia-vows-to-aid-wartime-sex-abuse-victims
15 Apr 14 Croatia Vows to Aid Wartime Sex Abuse Victims

The Croatian authorities have launched new draft legislation aimed at providing financial and psychological help for people who were raped or sexually abused during the 1991-95 war.

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serbia-rehabilitates-queen-maria
15 Apr 14 Serbia Rehabilitates Queen Maria of Yugoslavia

A Belgrade court rehabilitated former queen Maria Karadjordjevic, ruling that she was illegally stripped of her property and citizenship by the communist authorities in 1947.

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bosniak-recalls-wife-s-murder-in-kokino-selo
15 Apr 14 Bosniak Recalls Wife’s Murder in Kokino Selo

A witness told the war crimes trial of Bosnian Serb ex-fighter Dragan Sekaric how his wife was killed while trying to escape an attack on the village of Kokino Selo near Gorazde in May 1992.

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romeo-and-juliet-connects-belgrade-and-pristina
14 Apr 14 ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Connects Belgrade and Pristina

Actors from Serbia and Kosovo have joined forces to stage a joint production of the Shakespeare play in a bid to promote mutual understanding and connections.

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croatian-ngos-deep-divisions-within-croatian-society
14 Apr 14 Post-War Reconciliation in Croatia ‘Stalled’, Report Warns

No new war crimes indictments were raised against Croatian troops last year and discussions about dealing with the past have “deeply polarised” society, a Zagreb-based NGO warned.

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bosnian-serb-sentenced-for-ugljevik-crimes
14 Apr 14 Bosnian Serb Officer Jailed for Prisoner Abuse

A court in Bijeljina sentenced former Bosnian Serb Army officer Velimir Popovic to five years in jail for violently abusing prisoners of war at the Ugljevik detention camp.

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kosovo-asks-eu-for-war-crime-tribunal
14 Apr 14 Kosovo Asks EU to Set Up New Tribunal

President Atifete Jahjaga said she would ask the EU to set up a special court outside Kosovo to deal with war crimes committed in the 1990s, having secured all-party consent.

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hrw-backs-new-kosovo-war-crimes-tribunal
11 Apr 14 HRW Backs New Kosovo War Crimes Tribunal

Kosovo’s parliament should approve the establishment of a special court, located abroad, to try alleged war crimes and other grave crimes left over from the Kosovo conflict, Human Rights Watch has urged.

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no-victims-found-at-oborci-locality
11 Apr 14 Dig Near Donji Vakuf Fails to Yield Mass Grave

No remains of victims from the 1990s war from the Prijedor area have been found at Oborci locality, near Donji Vakuf, after two days of digging.

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new-book-decries-medicus-injustice
11 Apr 14 New Book Decries Medicus ‘Injustice’

Economist-turned-author says interest has been extraordinary in her new book, which says her husband and son were unfairly prosecuted in the notorious Medicus organ-trafficking case.

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bosnian-croat-sentenced-for-dretelj-camp-crime
10 Apr 14 Bosnian Croat Sentenced for Dretelj Camp Abuse

The Appellate Chamber of the Bosnian State Court sentenced a former member of the Croatian Defence Council, HVO, Drazen Mikulic, to a year-and-a-half in prison for crimes against a Bosniak civilian held in the Dretelj camp, near Capljina, in 1993.

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