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30 Jan 15 Srebrenica Convictions Not Enough for Victims

Srebrenica massacre survivors and post-war returnees to the former UN-protected enclave were divided over the convictions of five former Bosnian Serb army officials for genocide and other crimes.

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30 Jan 15 Serbia Leaders Condemn Army Chief War Crimes Claim

The Serbian President and Prime Minister said claims in a new report that Army chief Ljubisa Dikovic committed war crimes in Kosovo were malicious and intended to destroy the military’s reputation.

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30 Jan 15 Bosnian Serb Officers Jailed for Srebrenica Massacres

The Hague Tribunal rejected five former Bosnian Serb Army officers’ appeals against their convictions for war crimes including genocide against Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995.

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29 Jan 15 Serbian Army Chief Accused Over Kosovo Killings

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre accused the current head of the Serbian Army of commanding troops who attacked four Kosovo villages in 1999, when at least 69 civilians were killed.

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29 Jan 15 Srebrenica Survivors Await Bosnian Serb Officers’ Verdict

The Hague Tribunal delivers its first verdict of the year on Friday in the case of five former Bosnian Serb Army officers appealing against convictions related to the Srebrenica genocide.

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29 Jan 15 Kosovo Opposition Calls New Protest After Clashes

The opposition Vetevendosje (Self Determination) movement announced another protest in Pristina after clashes this week between demonstrators and riot police that left 170 people injured.

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29 Jan 15 Serbian Church Sparks Anger by Honouring Seselj

The awarding of a Serbian Orthodox religious honour to nationalist leader and war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj was condemned as an insult to victims of the 1990s conflicts.

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29 Jan 15 Karadzic Demands Internet Access in Detention

Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic asked the Hague Tribunal to allow him to access the internet while he is in detention so he can pursue his career as a writer.

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29 Jan 15 Report Raps Balkan States’ Human Rights Failings

Governments in the Western Balkans should step up their efforts to improve human rights protection to further their European integration, Human Rights Watch said.

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28 Jan 15 Belgrade Urges Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic’s Release

The Serbian government called on the EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo to grant bail to war crimes defendant Oliver Ivanovic to prevent further damage to relations between Serbs and Albanians.

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28 Jan 15 Kosovo Politicians Trade Accusations After Unrest

Kosovo’s government accused opposition leaders of trying to seize power using violence after protest clashes in Pristina that left over 170 people injured, while the opposition blamed the police.

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28 Jan 15 War Traumas Influence Bosnia Suicide Rate

Over 450 people committed suicide in 2014 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder linked to the 1990s conflict cited as some of the causes.

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27 Jan 15 Croatia Drops Warrant for Branimir Glavas Arrest

Zagreb county court revoked an international warrant for wartime general Branimir Glavas, who could now return to Croatia without being detained after the quashing of his war crimes conviction.

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27 Jan 15 Dozens Injured in Kosovo Protest Clashes

Violent clashes erupted between riot police and several thousand protesters demanding the dismissal of Serb minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, who is accused of insulting Albanian war victims.

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27 Jan 15 Montenegro Commemorates Bosnian War Hero

A memorial was held in Podgorica on the anniversary of the death of Srdjan Aleksic, a Serb who was murdered while trying to save his Bosniak friend’s life during the war in 1993.

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