old-head-to-lead-macedonia-s-lustration-commission
01 Aug 14 New Macedonia Lustration Commission Resumes Collaborator Probe

Macedonia’s parliament elected a new team to run the controversial state office for rooting out former secret police collaborators which will check 20,000 people’s files over the next four-and-a-half years.

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greece-arrests-croatian-serb-for-war-crimes
01 Aug 14 Greece Arrests Croatian Serb for War Crimes

Greek officers detained Serb former prison guard Djuka Bogunovic after Croatia issued a warrant for his arrest on war crimes charges, accusing him of torturing a policeman.

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kosovo-gains-solid-support-for-war-rape-petition
31 Jul 14 Kosovo Wins Public Support for War Rape Report

A total of 115,759 people in Kosovo have signed a petition urging the United Nations to produce a report about rapes committed during the late 1990s conflict.

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karadzic-asks-for-a-new-trial
31 Jul 14 Radovan Karadzic Demands New War Crimes Trial

Former Bosnian Serb political leader and war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic has asked the Hague Tribunal for a new trial, claiming unfair treatment and prosecution errors.

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brothers-bytyqi-family-calls-un-to-pressure-serbia
31 Jul 14 Murdered US Albanians’ Family Appeals to UN

The relatives of the three Bytyqi brothers, killed by Serbian forces after they fought for the Kosovo Liberation Army, urged the UN to pressurise Belgrade to prosecute their murderers.

 

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kosovo-war-veterans-angered-by-eu-report
30 Jul 14 War Veterans Condemn EU’s Kosovo Crimes Report

Kosovo’s War Veterans Association said that a new EU report stating that senior Kosovo Liberation Army officials will be prosecuted for crimes against humanity was “ridiculous”.

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macedonia-jails-terror-trial-protesters
30 Jul 14 Macedonia Jails Albanian Terrorism Trial Protesters

Six people were jailed for three years each for participating in violent protests in Skopje this month sparked by the terrorism convictions of six ethnic Albanians.

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bosnian-serb-military-policeman-indicted-for-fatal-beatings
30 Jul 14 Bosnian Serb Military Policeman Indicted for Fatal Beatings

Ex-military policeman Blagoje Vlacic was indicted for beating Bosniak civilian prisoners to death at an improvised jail in a restaurant in Sekovici in north-east Bosnia in 1993.

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serbian-ambassador-praises-freedom-fighter-gavrilo-princip
30 Jul 14 Serbian Ambassador Praises ‘Freedom Fighter’ Gavrilo Princip

The Bosnian Serb assassin who shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and helped spark World War I was seeking the liberation of his people, said Serbia’s ambassador to Canada.

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council-of-europe-welcomes-williamson-s-report
30 Jul 14 Council of Europe Hails Kosovo Organ-Trafficking Revelations

The European rights body welcomed an EU report accusing senior Kosovo Liberation Army figures of post-war crimes and saying there were compelling indications of organ-trafficking by fighters.

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serbia-welcomes-williamson-s-report
29 Jul 14 Serbia Welcomes EU’s Kosovo Crimes Report

The Serbian government welcomed an EU task force announcement about indictments for alleged Kosovo Liberation Army crimes against Serbs, but said justice will only be done when perpetrators are convicted.

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kosovo-report-ends-impunity-amnesty-says
29 Jul 14 New Kosovo Prosecutions ‘Offer Justice for Abducted Serbs’

An EU task force report announcing prosecutions of senior Kosovo Liberation Army members for crimes against humanity after the 1999 war could end impunity, said human rights group Amnesty International.

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kosovo-liberation-army-organ-trafficking-report
29 Jul 14 Senior Kosovo Guerrillas Face Crimes Against Humanity Cases

An EU report said top Kosovo Liberation Army officials will be prosecuted for crimes against humanity including murders and abductions but there was not enough evidence yet for organ-trafficking indictments.

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serbia-marks-start-of-ww1
28 Jul 14 Serbia Marks ‘Heroic’ WWI Centenary

The Serbian premier praised the fight to liberate the country from Austro-Hungarian rule during World War I, but plans to unveil a monument to Sarajevo assassin Gavrilo Princip were shelved.

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serbia-calls-immediate-release-of-ivanovic
28 Jul 14 Belgrade Urges Kosovo Serb Politician’s ‘Immediate’ Release

The Serbian government said that local politician Oliver Ivanovic, who has been in custody since January on suspicion of involvement in war crimes and murders in Kosovo, should be bailed.

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