european-parliament-adopts-resolution-on-seselj
27 Nov 14 Euro Parliament Condemns ‘Warmongering’ Seselj

The European parliament adopted a resolution urging the Hague Tribunal to rethink its decision to temporarily release Serbian ultra-nationalist war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj.

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salami-king-under-investigation-for-war-profiteering
27 Nov 14 Croatia Probes ‘Salami King’ Over War Profiteering

A well-known producer of salami and other meat products, Georg ‘Djuro’ Gavrilovic, is under investigation for allegedly taking money intended for buying arms for Croatian forces in the 1990s war.

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string-of-murders-in-macedonia-blamed-on-war-traumas
27 Nov 14 Macedonia Murders Blamed on Veterans’ Traumas

After a recent series of murders and suicides by ex-servicemen, veterans of Macedonia’s 2001 conflict want the state to provide psychiatric help for people traumatised by war.

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mladic-s-witness-blames-muslims-for-prijedor-conflict
27 Nov 14 Mladic Witness: Muslim Extremists Caused Prijedor Conflict

A defence witness at the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic said Muslim militants started the fighting in Prijedor in spring 1992.

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indictment-for-operation-storm-killings-1
26 Nov 14 Croatia Indicts Soldier for Operation Storm Killings

Former soldier Rajko Krickovic was charged with shooting two Serb civilians and burning another one alive in the village of Kijani after the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm in August 1995.

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trial-of-gligor-begovic-begins
26 Nov 14 Bosnia Opens Batkovic Prisoner Abuse Trial

Former Bosnian Serb soldier Gligor Begovic went on trial for fatal beatings and sexual abuse of prisoners at the Batkovic detention centre in the Bijeljina municipality in 1992.

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documentary-camps-of-death-premiered
26 Nov 14 ‘Camps of Death’ Film Premieres in Bosnia

The new documentary contains powerful testimony from 67 wartime detention camp prisoners about the torture, murders, physical and psychological abuse that they witnessed.

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hague-reveals-conditions-for-seselj-s-release
26 Nov 14 Hague Tribunal Reveals Conditions for Seselj Release

The Hague Tribunal finally published the conditions for the temporary release of Serbian war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj, while Croatia’s parliament called for him to be incarcerated again.

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montenegro-urged-to-probe-police-torture-against-bosniaks-in-1990s
26 Nov 14 Montenegro Urged to Probe Bosniak’s Torture Claims

Montenegrin watchdog MANS urged the authorities to investigate allegations by a Bosniak ex-prisoner who was convicted of libel after writing a book about his alleged torture in jail during wartime.

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belgrade-sentenced-serb-fighter-for-ovcara-massacre
26 Nov 14 Serbia Jails Fighter for Massacre in Croatia

The Belgrade appeals court jailed ex-fighter Petar Ciric for 15 years over a mass killing at Ovcara Farm near Vukovar in Croatia after the town fell to Serbian troops in 1991.

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croatia-will-block-serbia-without-war-crimes-prosecution
25 Nov 14 Croatia Threatens Serbia EU Bid Over War Crimes

Croatia’s justice minister warned that Zagreb will block Serbia’s EU accession talks if Belgrade does not prosecute war criminals and outlaw support for the nationalist Chetnik movement.

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key-witness-changes-testimony-in-perkovic-mustac-case
25 Nov 14 Key Witness Changes Story in Yugoslav Spy Trial

An ex-intelligence agent said he lied in testimony which prosecutors hoped would help convict former Yugoslav spy chiefs Zdravko Mustac and Josip Perkovic of killing a Croatian émigré.

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witness-k-my-husband-was-beaten-in-likovc-detention-centre
25 Nov 14 Kosovo Guerrillas Accused of Beating 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 seriously beaten at a KLA jail.

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serbian-media-bias-over-war-crimes-reporting
25 Nov 14 Serbian Media ‘Ethnically Biased’ on War Crimes

Serbian media still show significant ethnic bias when reporting on war crimes trials in domestic courts, portraying Serbs as the victims and promoting nationalist ideas.

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mladic-witness-no-crimes-in-susica-jail-camp
25 Nov 14 Mladic Witness: No Crimes in Susica Jail Camp

A defence witness told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial that he didn’t see Serb fighters abusing Bosniak prisoners at the Susica detention camp in the Vlasenica area in 1992.

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