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28 Aug 15 Renaming of Bosnian Language Sparks School Boycott

Dozens of Bosniak parents will send their children to a temporary educational establishment instead of regular schools in protest at the Bosnian Serb government’s renaming of the Bosnian language as ‘Bosniak’.

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27 Aug 15 Srebrenica Commander Naser Oric Charged With War Crimes

Former Bosnian Army general Naser Oric, who led Bosniak forces in battles against Serb troops in Srebrenica, was charged with war crimes against Serb prisoners in the area in 1992. 

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27 Aug 15 Serbian War Criminal Sainovic Returns to Belgrade

The former deputy prime minister of Yugoslavia, Nikola Sainovic, convicted of war crimes in the Kosovo conflict, was released and returned home after serving two-thirds of his 18-year prison sentence.

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27 Aug 15 Macedonia Scraps Lustration, Keeps Sanctions Against ‘Spies’

Macedonia plans to keep sanctioning people deemed to be former Communist secret police collaborators even after scrapping its much-criticised Lustration Law next year.

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26 Aug 15 Mladic Trial: Dispute Over Srebrenica Bodies in Serbia

At Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial, a defence demographics expert rejected a prosecution report that said victims of the Srebrenica massacres were washed up by a river across the border in Serbia.

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26 Aug 15 Bosnia Charges Prosecutor with War Crimes Case Negligence

State-level prosecutor Mirko Lecic is accused of negligently stalling an investigation into war crimes against Serb civilians in a village near Sarajevo for over four years.

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25 Aug 15 Croatian Army Petitioned to Adopt Fascist Slogan

President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic has immediately rejected a petition signed by 3,200 people calling for the army to start using the Croatian WWII-era fascist chant ‘Za dom spremni’.

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25 Aug 15 Bosnian Police Chief Blamed for Vucic Attack Exonerated

A parliamentary committee has refused to sack a Bosnian police chief following accusations that he was to blame for the attack on the Serbian PM at the Srebrenica commemorations.

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24 Aug 15 Croatian War Criminal Arrested after Decade on Run

Emilio Bungur, who was convicted of war crimes against Serb civilian prisoners, was arrested near the Croatian coastal town of Sibenik after being on the run for ten years.

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24 Aug 15 Mladic Trial: Defence Disputes Prosecution Forensic Evidence

At the trial of Ratko Mladic, demographics expert Svetlana Radovanovic said the Hague Tribunal’s prosecution had inflated the numbers of Bosniaks who went missing from Srebrenica in July 1995.

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24 Aug 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier Charged with Konjic Rape

The Bosnian state prosecution raised an indictment against former Bosnian Serb fighter Radivoje Soldo, accusing him of illegally detaining and raping a woman in Konjic in 1992.

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17 Aug 15 BIRN’s War Movie Premieres at Sarajevo Film Festival

BIRN’s latest feature-length documentary ‘The Unidentified’, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, will be screened at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival.

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14 Aug 15 BIRN War Film Packs Kosovo’s DokuFest

BIRN’s latest documentary ‘The Unidentified’, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, packed cinemas at Kosovo film festival DokuFest.

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14 Aug 15 Kosovo Serbs Rally for Jailed Politician Ivanovic

Around 1,000 people protested in front of the Basic Court in Mitrovica, demanding the release of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, who is on trial for war crimes.

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bosnia-struggles-with-war-rape-compensation-08-13-2015
14 Aug 15 Bosnia Struggles with War Rape Compensation

Landmark verdicts from the Bosnian state court ordering wartime rapists to compensate their victims have run into trouble because the convicted men might be too poor to pay.

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