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28 Jan 15 Belgrade Urges Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic’s Release

The Serbian government called on the EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo to grant bail to war crimes defendant Oliver Ivanovic to prevent further damage to relations between Serbs and Albanians.

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28 Jan 15 Kosovo Politicians Trade Accusations After Unrest

Kosovo’s government accused opposition leaders of trying to seize power using violence after protest clashes in Pristina that left over 170 people injured, while the opposition blamed the police.

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28 Jan 15 War Traumas Influence Bosnia Suicide Rate

Over 450 people committed suicide in 2014 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder linked to the 1990s conflict cited as some of the causes.

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27 Jan 15 Croatia Drops Warrant for Branimir Glavas Arrest

Zagreb county court revoked an international warrant for wartime general Branimir Glavas, who could now return to Croatia without being detained after the quashing of his war crimes conviction.

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27 Jan 15 Dozens Injured in Kosovo Protest Clashes

Violent clashes erupted between riot police and several thousand protesters demanding the dismissal of Serb minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, who is accused of insulting Albanian war victims.

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27 Jan 15 Montenegro Commemorates Bosnian War Hero

A memorial was held in Podgorica on the anniversary of the death of Srdjan Aleksic, a Serb who was murdered while trying to save his Bosniak friend’s life during the war in 1993.

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27 Jan 15 Croatian Policemen Indicted for Operation Storm War Crimes

The former deputy commander of the Croatian special police, Zeljko Sacic, and a member of a special police unit, Franjo Drljo, were charged with war crimes against Serb civilians in August 1995.

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27 Jan 15 Bosnia Urged to Criminalise Holocaust Denial

The Bosnian authorities should adopt a law to punish people who deny war crimes such as the Holocaust and the Srebrenica genocide, rights groups urged on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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26 Jan 15 Bosnia Soldiers Escape Censure for ‘Chetnik Ceremony’

The Defence Ministry said that no rules were broken when Bosnian Army troops lined up alongside people dressed in Serb nationalist Chetnik uniforms at a religious ceremony in Banja Luka.

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26 Jan 15 Kosovo Govt Rejects Protesters’ Ultimatum After Clashes

The government rejected an opposition ultimatum demanding the sacking of a Kosovo Serb minister whose comments sparked a major protest at the weekend that ended in clashes with police.

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26 Jan 15 Bosnian Court Criticised Over Quashed Verdicts

Last year the appeals chambers of the Bosnian court either quashed or significantly amended most of their first-instance war crimes verdicts, sparking criticism of their competence.

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24 Jan 15 Clashes Erupt as Thousands Protest in Kosovo

Protesters clashed with police as several thousand people rallied in Pristina for the sacking of a Serb minister and for Kosovo to take full control of the huge Trepca mine complex from Belgrade.

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23 Jan 15 Mladic Witness: Bosniaks Didn’t Flee Due to Persecution

A former Bosnian Serb Army officer from Kljuc told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial that more than half of the town’s Bosniaks fled in 1992, but Serb forces weren’t to blame.

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23 Jan 15 Bosnian Serb MP Ordered Not to Leave Country

The Bosnian court told Dragomir Vasic, an ex-police chief charged with genocide soon after becoming an MP in the country’s Serb-led Republika Srpska entity parliament, not to leave the country.

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23 Jan 15 Fighters Charged with Massacre of 67 Bosniaks

Ten former high-ranking members of Bosnian Serb police and military units were indicted for the persecution and murder of at least 67 Bosniaks in July 1992 in the Zvornik area.

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