serbia-marks-start-of-ww1
28 Jul 14 Serbia Marks ‘Heroic’ WWI Centenary

The Serbian premier praised the fight to liberate the country from Austro-Hungarian rule during World War I, but plans to unveil a monument to Sarajevo assassin Gavrilo Princip were shelved.

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serbia-calls-immediate-release-of-ivanovic
28 Jul 14 Belgrade Urges Kosovo Serb Politician’s ‘Immediate’ Release

The Serbian government said that local politician Oliver Ivanovic, who has been in custody since January on suspicion of involvement in war crimes and murders in Kosovo, should be bailed.

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kosovo-probes-over-20-albanians-over-war-crimes
28 Jul 14 Kosovo Probes 23 Albanians Over War Crimes

Kosovo prosecutors said they were investigating 23 ethnic Albanians over war crimes allegedly committed during the late 1990s conflict.

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mladic-s-witnesses-deny-srebrenica-killings
25 Jul 14 Ratko Mladic’s Allies Deny Srebrenica Massacres

Former Bosnian Serb fighters testified in defence of their wartime commander Ratko Mladic that they were not involved in the mass killing of Bosniak civilians from Srebrenica in 1995.

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bosnian-serb-soldiers-indicted-for-kozarac-violence
25 Jul 14 Bosnian Serb Soldiers Indicted for Kozarac Violence

Former soldiers Mitar Vlasenko, Rade Vlasenko and Drago Koncar were charged with crimes against humanity for carrying out expulsions and killings in Kozarac near Prijedor in 1992.

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fighters-deny-killings-of-serb-prisoners-in-trnovo
25 Jul 14 Fighters Deny Killings of Serb Prisoners in Trnovo

Edhem Godinjak, Medaris Saric and Mirko Bunoza pleaded not guilty to the wartime killings and inhuman treatment of imprisoned Serb soldiers and civilians in Trnovo near Sarajevo.

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prijedor-killings-commemorated-in-bosnia
24 Jul 14 Bosnians Commemorate Killings at Keraterm Concentration Camp

Relatives of Bosniak civilians killed at Keraterm near the town of Prijedor in July 1992 gathered outside the former detention camp to mark the anniversary of their deaths.

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hadzic-denies-mass-expulsion-of-croats
24 Jul 14 Goran Hadzic Denies Mass Expulsion of Croats

Former Croatian Serb leader Hadzic told his war crimes trial that he was not responsible for the mass expulsion of Croats from Serb-dominated areas of Croatia during the 1990s war.

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trial-for-women-in-black-threaths-postponed
24 Jul 14 Serbian Policeman’s Peace Group Threat Trial Postponed

The trial of former Serbian police spokesperson Radomir Pocuca for threatening the female peace campaign group Women in Black with violence has been postponed for a second time.

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special-kosovo-court-fully-functional-in-2015
23 Jul 14 New Tribunal to Prosecute Kosovo Guerrillas in 2015

The new Netherlands-based special court will launch its first cases against former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters for the wartime killings, deportations and abductions of Serbs next year.

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kosovo-guerrillas-severely-beat-civilian-prisoner
23 Jul 14 Kosovo Fighters ‘Severely Beat Civilian Prisoner’

A witness told the trial of the Kosovo Liberation Army’s ‘Drenica Group’ cell, accused of assaulting prisoners during the 1998-99 war, that her husband was beaten at a KLA jail.

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hadzic-claims-serb-state-was-legitimate
22 Jul 14 Serbs in Croatia ‘Legitimately Wanted Own State’

Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic told his war crimes trial that Serbs in Croatia were justified in wanting an independent state like the Croats after Yugoslavia broke up.

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bosnian-croat-fighter-indicted-for-mostar-prisoner-abuse
22 Jul 14 Bosnian Croat Fighter Indicted for Mostar Prisoner Abuse

Former Croatian Defence Council member Ivan Zelenika was charged with war crimes against Bosniak civilians who were imprisoned at the ‘Heliodrom’ detention camp in Mostar in 1993.

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kosovo-expects-organ-trafficking-report-next-month
21 Jul 14 Kosovo Wartime Organ-Trafficking Report Due Next Week

An international task-force investigating alleged organ trafficking by Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas during the 1990s conflict will publish its long-awaited report next week.

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bosnia-buries-284-bodies-from-wartime-mass-grave
21 Jul 14 Bosnia Buries 284 Bodies from Wartime Mass Grave

Thousands of people gathered to mourn as the remains of 284 people recently found in Tomasica at the biggest mass grave discovered since the 1992-95 war were buried.

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