croatian-anti-fascist-street-name-sparks-dispute
21 Aug 14 Croatian Anti-Fascist Street Name Sparks Dispute

The mayor of Split’s backing for the naming of a new street after WWII anti-fascist Partisan fighters has been criticised by right-wing politicians in the Croatian coastal city.

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terrible-conditions-in-silos
21 Aug 14 Bosnian Serb Prisoners Recall Beatings at Silos Camp

Testimonies from Bosnian Serb prisoners held at the Silos wartime detention camp in Hadzici near Sarajevo described repeated beatings by Bosniak guards and terrible conditions in the cells.

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serbia-hunt-for-kosovo-war-bodies-inconclusive
21 Aug 14 Serbia Hunt for Kosovo War Bodies Inconclusive

Investigators have failed to find more corpses of Kosovo Albanian victims during a renewed search at a quarry in southern Serbia where 45 bodies have already been exhumed.

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indictment-for-crimes-in-rogatica-and-foca-confirmed
21 Aug 14 Bosnian Army Soldiers Indicted for Attacking Serbs

Ex-servicemen Muhamed Sisic, Tarik Sisic, Emir Drakovac and Aziz Susa are accused of wartime crimes in Rogatica and Foca, including a deadly attack on fleeing Serb civilians.

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montenegro-kosovo-refugees-move-into-containers
20 Aug 14 Montenegro Shifts Kosovo Refugees Into Containers

Refugees from Kosovo in Podgorica - whose camp burned down two years ago - have been re-housed in containers until permanent homes can be found for them.

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former-bosnian-serb-fighter-arrested-for-war-crimes
20 Aug 14 Bosnian Serb Ex-Fighter Arrested for War Crimes

The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency arrested former Bosnian Serb fighter Dragan Glogovac on suspicion that he took part in wartime crimes against prisoners in Zavidovici.

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croatia-changes-rules-on-referendum
20 Aug 14 Croatia Moves to Toughen Referendum Rules

Embarrassed by the success of right-wing groups in overturning government policy through referendums, the Croatian authorities are changing the rules.

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violence-following-the-fall-of-srebrenica
20 Aug 14 Dutch Peacekeeper Recalls Srebrenica ‘White House’ Killings

Serb forces took civilians from Srebrenica to a ‘white house’ near a UN compound and killed some of them, according to a former Dutch peacekeeping officer tasked with protecting them.

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protected-witness-refused-to-alibi-bosnian-serb-soldier
19 Aug 14 Protected Witness ‘Refused to Alibi Bosnian Serb Soldier’

A protected witness in the trial of ex-soldier Oliver Krsmanovic, accused of killing Bosniaks in Visegrad, knew the defendant wasn’t guilty but refused to testify, the Bosnian court was told.

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bosnia-arrests-five-war-crimes-suspects
19 Aug 14 Bosnia Arrests Five Mostar War Crimes Suspects

The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency has arrested five Bosniak ex-soldiers suspected of illegally imprisoning and abusing Bosnian Croat civilians in the Mostar area during wartime.

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abuse-in-kotor-varos-camp
19 Aug 14 Bosnian Serb Policemen ‘Beat Detainees’ in Kotor Varos

A witness told the trial of seven Bosnian Serbs charged with involvement in the detentions and murders of Bosniaks and Croats in Kotor Varos said that two of them assaulted him.

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one-year-in-detention
18 Aug 14 Bosniak Fighters Accused of Constant Prisoner Abuses

The trial for war crimes at detention centres in Hadzici near Sarajevo was told that beatings and abuse of Serb prisoners were almost everyday events at the Silos jail camp.

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ivanovic-to-apear-before-kosovo-court-on-august-26
18 Aug 14 Kosovo Serb Leader Awaits War Crimes, Murder Trial

Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic will go on trial on August 26 for war crimes during the Kosovo conflict as well as committing murder during clashes that erupted afterwards.

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montenegro-to-investigate-wartime-missing-persons
18 Aug 14 Montenegro Commits to Finding Wartime Missing Persons

Montenegro is to sign a cross-regional declaration with Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia, committing the country to finding the bodies of 61 people still missing since the 1990s wars.

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croatia-war-veterans-draw-comfort-from-court-ruling
13 Aug 14 Croatia War Veterans Draw Comfort From Court Ruling

Campaigners against bilingual signs say the court decision vetoing a referendum on the issue is not a total blow to their cause.

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