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28 Apr 15 New BIRN War Crimes Film Premieres in Belgrade

BIRN's latest feature-length documentary, which investigates the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, was screened for the first time in Belgrade.

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28 Apr 15 Kosovo Unveils Missing Persons Monument at Parliament

The new memorial dedicated to the 1,650 people who have not been found since the Kosovo war was inaugurated in the garden of parliament to mark the end of Missing Persons Week.

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27 Apr 15 Film Honours Sportsmen's Wartime Bravery

A documentary about the courage of Yugoslav sportsmen who defied nationalist hysteria in the 1990s has premiered in Belgrade, focusing on their little known heroic acts off the pitch.

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27 Apr 15 EULEX Uncovers Suspected Mass Grave in Kosovo

The EU rule-of-law mission, EULEX, on Monday said it had found human remains in a village cemetery in the Skenderaj/Srbica area of Kosovo after a villager provided information.

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27 Apr 15 Bosnia Police Arrest Buzim War Crimes Suspect

Bosnian border police arrested Husein Isakovic on suspicion of having carried out war crimes against civilians and prisoners-of-war in the Buzim area.

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27 Apr 15 Croatia Pays Tribute to Jasenovac Camp Victims

Croatia on Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of the last days of the Nazi-style concentration camp at Jasenovac, where at least 83,000 people were killed.

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24 Apr 15 Funding Threat to War Crimes Prosecution in Bosnia

The continued prosecution of war crimes in Bosnia is seriously jeopardised by the failure of the authorities to adopt a Justice Sector reform strategy, a conference concluded.

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24 Apr 15 Karadzic Seeks Meeting on His Worsening Health

The former Bosnian Serb president has asked the tribunal to hold a status conference in June to discuss his health, prison detention conditions and other objections.

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23 Apr 15 Serbia Urged to Adopt War Crimes Strategy

A Belgrade-based rights group presented its model strategy for the prosecution of war crimes, urging the Serbian authorities to adopt their own official one as soon as possible.

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23 Apr 15 Prosecutor: ‘No Alibis’ for Kosovo ‘Drenica Group’ Guerrillas

In his closing statement at the trial of a Kosovo Liberation Army cell accused of assaulting prisoners during the 1998-99 war, the EU prosecutor said they had no reliable alibis.

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23 Apr 15 Mladic Never Gave Illegal Orders, Serb Commander Says

A wartime Bosnian Serb Army commander told the war crimes trial of his former military chief Ratko Mladic that the defendant never gave him an illegal order.

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22 Apr 15 Yugoslav Spy Trial Witness Alleges Intimidation

A witness in the trial of two former Yugoslav secret service officials accused of staging the 1983 murder of a dissident in Germany has alleged that the Croatian authorities threatened him.

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22 Apr 15 Sarajevo Siege Museum Plan Sparks Cash Row

The viability of a plan to build a new Sarajevo Siege Museum has been questioned because the cash-strapped local authorities cannot afford to fund other museums in the city.

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22 Apr 15 Serbia to Probe Suspected Kosovo War Mass Grave

In the latest search for Kosovo war victims, an investigation will begin on Thursday at a suspected mass grave near the southern town of Novi Pazar, Serbia’s missing persons commission told BIRN.

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22 Apr 15 Mladic Witness: ‘Unknown Serbs’ Killed Sanski Most Bosniaks

A former Bosnian Serb Army officer told Ratko Mladic’s trial that crimes against non-Serbs were committed in Sanski Most in the spring of 1992, but denied his soldiers were involved.

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