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06 Mar 15 Ratko Mladic ‘Never Gave Srebrenica Kill Sign’

A former Bosnian Serb soldier told the Hague Tribunal that Mladic never made a hand gesture indicating that all captives from Srebrenica should be killed.

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05 Mar 15 Bosnian Army Soldier Jailed for Trusina Massacre

Former Bosnian Army soldier Edin Dzeko was sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking part in the killings of Croats in the village of Trusina near Konjic in the spring of 1993.

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05 Mar 15 Serbia ‘Has No Evidence’ Against Wanted MP

The Serbian prosecution said it had no evidence against ruling party lawmaker Momir Stojanovic after Interpol issued a call for his arrest for alleged war crimes during the Kosovo conflict.

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05 Mar 15 Croatia Detains Wartime General Branimir Glavas

Police detained Glavas after the Croatian supreme court ruled that the former general must be transferred to remand prison until the final verdict in his war crimes trial.

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04 Mar 15 Kosovo Honour for Serbian Campaigner Sparks Row

A Kosovo mayor’s plan to honour Serbian human rights campaigner Natasa Kandic for her work exposing war crimes has run into opposition from representatives of war victims.

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04 Mar 15 Bosnian Army Soldiers Jailed for Prisoner Abuse

Two former members of the Bosnian Army’s Fifth Corps were sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail each for the abuse of prisoners detained at a barracks in Bihac.

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04 Mar 15 Five Bosnian Serbs Arrested for Rogatica Crimes

Police arrested five former members of the Bosnian Serb Army’s Rogatica Brigade on suspicion that they took part in the killings, rape and illegal detention of civilians in 1992.

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04 Mar 15 Croatian Judge Accused of ‘Holocaust Denial’

Historians and rights activists criticised a judge who questioned the number of victims killed at the Jasenovac concentration camp run by the Croatian Ustasa regime in World War II.

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03 Mar 15 Bosnian Serb Police Blamed for Attacks in Doboj

Testifying in Ratko Mladic's defence, a former Bosnian Serb army officer admitted that non-Serbs were persecuted and killed in 1992 in Doboj, but blamed local police and paramilitaries.

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03 Mar 15 Belgrade Indicts Five Serbs for Strpci War Crime

The Belgrade prosecution indicted five former Bosnian Serb fighters for killing 20 passengers who were abducted from a train in Strpci in Bosnia 22 years ago.

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03 Mar 15 Bosnian Croat Fighter Convicted of Prozor Crimes

Former Bosnian Croat fighter Zeljko Jukic was sentenced to 15 years in prison for wartime crimes against Bosniaks including forced disappearances, torture and looting in Prozor in 1993.

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02 Mar 15 Prosecution Urges Restart of Cancer-Stricken Hadzic’s Trial

The Hague Tribunal prosecution has asked for the war crime trial of former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic to continue even though he has cancer and could be too ill to attend.

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02 Mar 15 US to Deport 150 Bosnians Over War Crimes

Immigration officials in the United States are planning to deport over 150 Bosnians who they suspect of participating in war crimes during the 1990s conflict, media reports said.

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02 Mar 15 Disputes Simmer Over Bosnian Independence Day

The 23rd anniversary of the referendum on Bosnia’s independence from the former Yugoslavia again highlighted the ethnic and political divisions that still run deep in the country.

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02 Mar 15 Sarajevo Plans New Wartime Siege Museum

A park in the city centre has been set aside for the construction of a multimedia museum dedicated to the city’s siege by Bosnian Serb forces between 1992 and 1995.

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