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01 Apr 15 Serbia ‘Will Not Deport Seselj by Force’

The Serbian government said it will not forcibly arrest war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj and hopes the Serbian Radical Party leader will return to detention at the Hague Tribunal voluntarily.

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01 Apr 15 Mladic Witness: Bosnian Secret Service ‘Killed UN Soldier’

A former Bosnian state security service officer told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial that a covert paramilitary unit killed a French UN peacekeeper in 1995 to put the blame on the Serbs.

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31 Mar 15 Croatian Wartime General Branimir Glavas Released

Retired general and former lawmaker Glavas was released from prison, where he was being held on remand while awaiting retrial for alleged war crimes against Serbs.

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31 Mar 15 Serbian Fighters’ Kosovo Massacre Convictions Overturned

A verdict convicting nine former Serbian fighters of killing more than 118 Albanians near the Kosovo town of Pec/Peja in 1999 was annulled and the case sent for retrial.

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31 Mar 15 Serbia PM: Seselj Being Used to Punish Belgrade

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said the Hague Tribunal’s decision to release Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj and then recall him to custody was intended to undermine his government.

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31 Mar 15 Croatia Convicts Serb Militiaman of Killing ‘Human Shields’

Zagreb county court sentenced former Croatian Serb militiaman Leonard Jankovic to ten years in jail for war crimes against civilians and prisoners of war who were abused and killed in 1991.

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31 Mar 15 Ratko Mladic ‘Did Not Order Srebrenica Executions’

A former Bosnian Serb Army commander told the Hague Tribunal that neither he nor military chief Ratko Mladic ordered his squad to execute Bosniak prisoners from Srebrenica in July 1995.

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30 Mar 15 Kosovo Police Halt Angry War Veterans’ Rally

Kosovo Liberation Army veterans broke into the courtyard of the government building during a protest calling on the authorities to start paying them state benefits.

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30 Mar 15 Macedonia Journalists Protest After Editor Labelled Informant

Over 50 journalists staged a protest after Macedonia’s Lustration Commission declared that the editor-in-chief of weekly newspaper Fokus was a secret services informant in 1993.

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30 Mar 15 Croatian War Veterans File Charges Against PM

War veterans who have been protesting for over five months said they filed charges against Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic and two Croatian media outlets, accusing them of inciting hatred.

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30 Mar 15 Hague Tribunal Orders Seselj Back into Custody

The international war crimes court revoked the temporary release of Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj, ordering him to return to custody in the Netherlands immediately.

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27 Mar 15 Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic ‘Accompanied Paramilitary Abductors’

A witness at Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic’s trial said she saw him with a paramilitary police group that seized her son and appealed to him for help.

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27 Mar 15 Bosnian War Suspect Seized at Turkish Resort

Dusko Dabetic, who is suspected of committing war crimes against civilians during the 1992-95 conflict, was detained by police at a five-star hotel in the Turkish holiday resort of Antalya.

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27 Mar 15 Croatia Arrests Serb War Crimes Suspect

Cedomir Vukadin, alleged to be a former army captain in the self-declared wartime Republic of Serbian Krajina entity in Croatia, is suspected of abusing five villagers in 1993.

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27 Mar 15 Mladic Witness Recalls Shooting of Srebrenica Prisoners

A former Bosnian Serb military policeman told Ratko Mladic’s trial in The Hague that he witnessed the killings of Bosniak prisoners after the fall of Srebrenica in July 1995.

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