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26 Feb 15 Kosovo Serb Politician Ivanovic’s Custody Extended

Oliver Ivanovic, who is on trial for war crimes and ordering the killings of Kosovo Albanians, has been remanded for another two months despite a new plea from the Serbian president.

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26 Feb 15 Bosnia Maps 150 Wartime Detention Sites

A new web database shows 150 detention camps and sites used during the 1990s conflict, part of a project to map all the places where civilian and military prisoners were held in wartime.

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26 Feb 15 Female Bosnian Serb Fighters Convicted of Prisoner Torture

Former fighters Bora Kuburic and Radmila Banjac were sentenced to four years in prison each for torturing a captured Bosnian Army nurse in the summer of 1992 in Bosanska Krupa.

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26 Feb 15 Goran Hadzic's Request for Release Rejected

The UN-backed war crimes court in The Hague rejected a request from former Croatian Serb leader Hadzic, who asked for temporary release for cancer treatment in Serbia.

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26 Feb 15 War-Battered Bosnian Mosque to be Rebuilt

The 16th century Emperor’s Mosque in the town of Foca, which was badly damaged by Bosnian Serb forces during the war in 1992, is to be reconstructed.

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25 Feb 15 Bosnian Army ‘Left Srebrenica at Serbs’ Mercy’

A defence witness at Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial testified that Bosniak troops quit Srebrenica in July 1995 and left the enclave’s population at the mercy of Bosnian Serb forces.

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25 Feb 15 Interpol Seeks Arrest of 17 Yugoslav Fighters

Interpol has issued ‘red notices’ for 17 former members of Serbian forces, including a ruling party MP, over allegations that they committed war crimes in Kosovo in April 1999.

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25 Feb 15 Goran Hadzic Demands Removal of Court Psychologist

Former Croatian Serb Leader Goran Hadzic, who is on trial for war crimes in The Hague, alleged that the UN’s Dutch psychologist told him to rely on God to give him strength.

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25 Feb 15 Hague Tribunal Warns Karadzic for ‘Frivolous Motions’

The Hague tribunal has warned Bosnian Serb ex-president Radovan Karadzic and his legal adviser to stop delaying his trial with “frivolous” motions that do not help his case.

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24 Feb 15 Bosnia Camp Guard Apologises to Abused Serbs

The former deputy commander of Croatian Defence Forces’ wartime Dretelj detention camp admitted that he abused Serb prisoners in 1992 and begged for their forgiveness.

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24 Feb 15 Serbian Veterans Urge End to ‘Legal Injustice’

War veterans’ associations said that a new law that grants them pensions should be adopted quickly, after protests last year for unpaid financial allowances dating back to the 1990s wars.

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24 Feb 15 Euro Parliament Urges Faster Reform in Serbia

The European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee called for faster EU integration after a heated debate in which Croatian lawmakers said Serbia should be forced to address its wartime wrongdoing.

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24 Feb 15 Serbian Minister Defends Support for Wanted Paramilitary

Serbia’s justice minister said he would continue to fight the extradition of paramilitary leader ‘Captain Dragan’ from Australia to Croatia to stand trial for alleged war crimes.

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23 Feb 15 Kosovo’s Thaci Criticised for Genocide Suit Threat

Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci’s threat to sue Serbia for genocide at the International Court of Justice has been criticised for being legally impractical and a potential misuse of resources.

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23 Feb 15 Montenegro Urged to Close Rundown Refugee Camp

European rights officials are to urge Montenegro to shut the largest refugee camp in the country, where Roma displaced from Kosovo by the late 1990s war are still living in desperate conditions.

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