croatia-quashes-wwii-pro-fascist-intellectual-verdict-07-21-2017
21 Jul 17 Croatia Quashes WWII Pro-Fascist Academic’s Conviction

A Zagreb court overturned the 1945 verdict that convicted academic Filip Lukas of supporting Nazi occupation forces because of his connections with Croatia’s WWII-era fascist government

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21 Jul 17 Montenegro Urged to Challenge Killer’s Statue in Croatia

Activists in Montenegro accused the government of not doing enough to pressurise Croatia to remove a monument to a Croat who killed a Montenegrin ambassador in 1971.

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us-lawmakers-say-vucic-named-bytyqi-murder-suspect-07-20-2017
20 Jul 17 Vucic Named Bytyqi Murder Suspect, Alleges Family

Three sources told BIRN that Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that former high-ranking police officer Goran ‘Guri’ Radosavljevic was responsible for the killings of the Albanian-American Bytyqi brothers in 1999.

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20 Jul 17 Bosnian War Convicts ‘Free for Months Before Jail’

People convicted of committing crimes during the Bosnian war spend months at liberty because of procedural delays before going to prison - a situation which has angered victims’ groups.

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bosnian-croat-ex-policemen-cleared-of-capljina-bosniaks-murders-07-19-2017
19 Jul 17 Bosnian Croat Ex-Policemen Cleared of Bosniaks’ Murders

Four wartime Bosnian Croat policemen were acquitted of criminal responsibility for the killings of three members of a Bosniak family during an operation in Capljina in 1993.

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19 Jul 17 Bosnian Serb ‘Statehood Day’ Referendum Charges Rejected

The state court rejected prosecution charges against four members of the Bosnian Serb Referendum Commission for failing to implement a Constitutional Court decision banning a controversial vote on the Day of Republika Srpska.

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19 Jul 17 Croatian Town Removes Tito’s Name from Square

The town of Karlovac changed the name of a square dedicated to Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito to honour 1990s war veterans, amid an ongoing dispute in Croatia about the former Communist leaders legacy.

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bosnian-serb-president-in-hate-speech-probe-07-18-2017
18 Jul 17 Bosnian Serb President in ‘Hate Speech’ Probe

The state prosecutor is investigating Milorad Dodik, leader of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, for saying that Bosniaks returning to their pre-war homes are ‘occupying’ eastern Bosnia.

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serbian-mp-plaque-stirs-controversy-in-montenegro-07-17-2017
17 Jul 17 Montenegro Vows to Remove Memorial to Assassin

The Montenegrin authorities have vowed to remove a controversial monument to Punisa Racic - the Serb nationalist MP who assassinated Croatian leader Stjepan Radic in the Yugoslav parliament in 1928.

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defense-hopes-for-breakthrough-in-macedonia-s-nato-killing-case-07-14-2017
17 Jul 17 Defence Eyes Breakthrough in Macedonia NATO Killing Case

Ethnic Albanian villagers accused of planting a mine that killed two NATO soldiers in Macedonia in 2003 hope that the Special Prosecution will drop all charges.

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bosnian-serbs-spend-10-000-on-mladic-karadzic-07-14-2017
14 Jul 17 Bosnian Serbs Spend €10,000 on Mladic, Karadzic

The authorities in Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska have allocated more than 10,000 euros this year to support Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic, who are on trial in The Hague.

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bosnian-serbs-indicted-for-statehood-day-referendum-07-13-2017
13 Jul 17 Bosnian Serbs Indicted for ‘Statehood Day’ Referendum

The state prosecution indicted four members of the Bosnian Serb Referendum Commission for failing to implement a Constitutional Court decision banning a controversial vote on the Day of Republika Srpska.

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croatian-serb-rebels-armed-by-yugoslav-army--07-13-2017
13 Jul 17 Croatian Serb Rebels ‘Armed by Yugoslav Army’

The defence lawyer for former Serbian State Security Service chief Jovica Stanisic told the UN war crimes tribunal that rebel Serbs in Croatia mostly got weapons from the Yugoslav People’s Army, not the security service.

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serbia-delivered-srebrenica-refugees-to-mladic-report-07-13-2017
13 Jul 17 Serbia Delivered Srebrenica Refugees to Mladic: Report

The Humanitarian Law Centre NGO said it will file criminal complaints against Serbian officials involved in handing over Bosniak refugees from Srebrenica who fled to Serbia to Ratko Mladic’s forces.

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first-serbian-srebrenica-trial-stopped-by-belgrade-court-07-13-2017
13 Jul 17 Serbia’s First Srebrenica Trial Halted as Charges Dismissed

The charges in the trial of eight former Bosnian Serb policemen for the Srebrenica massacres were thrown out by the Belgrade appeals court because they were not filed by the correct prosecutor.

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