stanisic-was-croatian-serb-rebels-commander-witness-01-23-2018
23 Jan 18 Stanisic was Croatian Serb Rebels’ ‘Commander’: Witness

Milan Martic, who led the police in a rebel Croatian Serb wartime statelet, called Serbian security chief Jovica Stanisic his “true and only commander”, a witness at the Hague war crimes court alleged.

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22 Jan 18 Kosovo, Serbia Agree to Share Information on Ivanovic

Prosecutors in Serbia and Kosovo have agreed to share information on the investigation into the killing of the prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, who was shot dead last week.

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22 Jan 18 WWII PM Nedic ‘Saw Himself as Serbia’s Petain’

A rehabilitation hearing for Milan Nedic was told that the WWII prime minister considered himself to be the Serbian version of French collaborationist leader Marshal Petain, according to a Nazi official.

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22 Jan 18 Kosovo Politicians Advance Bid to Scrap Special Court

The presidency of the Kosovo Assembly has sent a draft law to the government, pushing forward a controversial attempt to prevent a new Hague-based Kosovo war crimes court from operating.

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20 Jan 18 Vucic: Serbia, Kosovo to Share Intelligence on Ivanovic Murder

The Serbian president says Serbia and Kosovo will exchange information on the killing of ethnic Serb politician, despite Pristina rejecting Belgrade’s request to take part in the investigation.

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19 Jan 18 Djukic Trial for Tuzla Massacre Delayed Again

The trial of former Bosnian Serb general Novak Djukic was again postponed, despite an expert confirming he can stand trial, after his lawyer said Djukic’s health had deteriorated.

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19 Jan 18 US Seeks to Revoke Bosnian's Citizenship

The US has filed a civil denaturalization complaint in Iowa against a 51-year-old from Bosnia, Eso Razic – who allegedly obtained US citizenship by fraud by failing to declare his former membership of paramilitary organisations.

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18 Jan 18 Thousands Attend Slain Kosovo Serb Politician’s Funeral

Thousands of citizens attended the funeral of Oliver Ivanovic, who was shot dead on Tuesday, as he was laid to rest in the Alley of the Greats at the New Cemetary in Belgrade, Serbia.

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balkan-countries-still-facing-old-human-rights-issues-01-18-2018
18 Jan 18 Poor Progress for Human Rights in the Balkans, HRW Report

Attacks on journalists, discrimination against minorities, poor protection of refugees and lack of political will to prosecute war crimes remain problems in most Balkan countries in 2017, Human Rights Watch's World Report 2018 said.

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witness-recognizes-israeli-suspect-on-kosovo-organ-trafficking-01-17-2018
18 Jan 18 Witness Recognized Medicus Suspect at Pristina Airport

A police officer told a Kosovo court that he saw Moshe Harelm, the main suspect in the Medicus organ-trafficking case, in 2008 at Pristina airport.

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serb-officers-claim-ignorance-in-kosovo-massacre-case-01-17-2018
18 Jan 18 Serb Officers Claim Ignorance of Kosovo Massacre

Two former Yugoslav Army officers from the 549th Brigade told a court in Belgrade that they knew nothing about the attack on the village of Trnje in Kosovo in March 1999, when 27 Albanians were killed.

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17 Jan 18 Macedonia President Vetoes Language Law

Macedonia’s President Gjorge Ivanov on Wednesday vetoed a new government-backed law that extends the official use of Albanian across the country.

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17 Jan 18 Kosovo Police Tracks Car Origin in Ivanovic Murder

Kosovo police said that they have identified the origin of the vehicle allegedly used by the killers of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, and are reviewing security camera footage.

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17 Jan 18 Ex-KLA Officials Deny Knowing of 1998 Killings

Former senior KLA officials told the trial of Deputy Prime Minister Fatmir Limaj that they knew nothing of the fate of two civilians – allegedly executed as collaborators with the Serbian regime in 1998.

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croatian-catholic-priest-acquitted-for-ustasa-praise-01-17-2018
17 Jan 18 Croatia Court Acquits Priest Who Defended NDH

A court in Split has acquitted a Catholic priest of charges of disturbing public order, after he defended Croatia's wartime Fascist state in a sermon.

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