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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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23 Jan 15 NATO Victims’ Families Condemn Charlie Hebdo Comparison

Relatives of those killed in the NATO bombing of the Serbian public broadcaster RTS in 1999 said that they resent comparisons with the attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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22 Jan 15 Murder Testimony Against Kosovo Serb Leader ‘Unconvincing’

The defence of Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic, accused of ordering paramilitary police to kill several ethnic Albanians in April 1999, said an alleged eyewitness had failed to prove his guilt.

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22 Jan 15 Mladic Witness: ‘Muslims’ Caused Conflict in Kljuc

A former Bosnian Serb Army officer from Kljuc told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial in The Hague that “local Muslims” were guilty of starting the conflict in the area in 1992.

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22 Jan 15 Sarajevo Prosecutor Reopens Deputy PM Murder Case

The newly-appointed Sarajevo Canton chief prosecutor said she has reopened an investigation into the murder of Hakija Turajlic, wartime Deputy Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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22 Jan 15 US Ambassador’s Blog Highlights Bosnia School Segregation

A call by the new US ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina for children of all ethnicities to study the same curriculum together has generated responses that reflect the country’s divisions.

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21 Jan 15 Kosovo Serb Politician ‘Led Deadly Police Squad’

A witness at the trial of Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic said he saw him with a paramilitary police group that killed several ethnic Albanians in April 1999.

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21 Jan 15 Hague Prosecutors Appeal Again for Seselj’s Detention

Prosecutors at the international war crimes court have again asked for Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj, who was released for cancer treatment, to be returned to custody.

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21 Jan 15 Serbia ‘Failing to Tackle’ Enforced Disappearances

Human rights group Amnesty International told the United Nations that Serbia has failed to implement an international convention it signed to protect people from state-sponsored abduction.

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