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03 Jul 15 Serbian Security Officer Denies Journalist Murder Plot

Milan Radonjic, one of the former security officers on trial for organising the murder of Serbian opposition journalist Slavko Curuvija in 1999, said he was not in contact with the alleged killer.

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03 Jul 15 Bosnian Serb Convicted of Srebrenica Boy’s Murder

The Bosnian state court sentenced Srecko Boskovic to ten years in prison for killing a 15-year-old boy in July 1995 at a dam near the town of Zvornik, after the fall of Srebrenica.

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03 Jul 15 Kosovo Veterans Oppose Honour for Yugoslav Ex-President

Kosovo Liberation Army veterans criticised a plan to name a street after Sinan Hasani, an ethnic Albanian who controversially served as Yugoslavia’s president in the 1980s.

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03 Jul 15 Croatia Reduces Charges Against Police Chief Mercep

Zagreb state attorney’s office dropped charges accusing wartime police commander Tomislav Mercep of ordering his unit to commit murders, but he remains on trial for not preventing the killings.

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03 Jul 15 US Extradites War Crimes Suspect to Bosnia

The United States extradited Almaz Neziovic, who is suspected of committing war crimes against Bosnian Serbs in Derventa, to Bosnia and Herzegovina for prosecution.

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02 Jul 15 Serbian Activists Urge End to Genocide Denial

An awareness-raising action called #7000 aims to honour the Srebrenica victims in Belgrade, arguing that it is time that Serbia officially accepts that the 1995 mass killings were genocide.

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02 Jul 15 Peace-Seeking Croatian Policeman’s Death Commemorated

Relatives of Josip Reihl Kir and Croatian activists commemorated the 1991 murder of the police chief who was killed after trying to prevent armed conflict breaking out in the Osijek region.

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02 Jul 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier Acquitted of Srebrenica Genocide

The Bosnian state court acquitted former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Aleksandar Cvetkovic of taking part in the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in July 1995.

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02 Jul 15 UN ‘Shares Blame for Srebrenica Genocide’

At a UN General Assembly event to commemorate the 1995 massacres of Bosniaks, secretary-general Ban Ki-moon said the UN shared the blame because it did not prevent genocide being committed.

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01 Jul 15 Mladic Trial: Mass Grave Victims ‘Were Civilians’

A prosecution expert told the trial of Ratko Mladic that around 300 victims found in the Tomasica mass grave near Prijedor were not wearing uniforms and many had been shot in the head.

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01 Jul 15 Macedonia’s Head Spy Hunter Calls Lustration ‘Success’

After Brussels demanded the revision or scrapping of Macedonia’s controversy-ridden Lustration Law, the country’s head spy hunter insisted the collaborator-hunting process was a success.

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30 Jun 15 Bosnian Serb Leader Plans Poll Challenging State Court

The president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska proposed a referendum challenging the state-level court's authority but faces resistance from the Serb opposition and the international community.

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30 Jun 15 Serbian President ‘Ready’ to Go to Srebrenica

After initially refusing to attend the 20th anniversary commemoration of the Srebrenica massacres, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said he was now ready to go in order to help reconciliation.

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30 Jun 15 Sarajevo Hosts War Reporters’ Festival

War correspondents, historians, film-makers and activists gathered in Sarajevo for an annual festival aimed at promoting the best of conflict reporting and war-related art.

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29 Jun 15 Bosnian Serbs Urge UN to Drop Srebrenica Resolution

A Bosnian Serb leader told the UN secretary-general that a planned Security Council resolution to mark the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacres would cause more divisions.

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