macedonian-clerics-mull-lustration-checkups
21 Nov 14 Macedonian Clerics Mull Lustration Checkups

Top Macedonian Orthodox Church clerics are thinking of voluntarily taking a lustration test, so as to remove any suspicions that priests and bishops once acted as spies for the former Communist-era secret police.

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croatian-mep-initiates-resolution-on-seselj-in-european-parliament
21 Nov 14 Croat MEP Wants Strasbourg to Denounce Seselj

A Croatian European Parliamentarian, Andrej Plenkovic, has tabled a critical resolution on the Serbian nationalist Vojislav Seselj, which he wants fellow MEPS to back next week.

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witness-claims-muslims-left-kljuc-voluntarily
21 Nov 14 Mladic Witness Says Muslims Left Kljuc ‘Voluntarily’

A defence witness for former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic claimed that the Serbian civilian and military authorities never intended to expel Muslims and Croats from Kljuc in 1992.

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un-concerned-due-to-trbic-s-release-to-liberty
21 Nov 14 UN Justice Experts Condemn Trbic’s Release

Human rights experts of the United Nations, UN, express fear the release of Milorad Trbic, whose verdict for genocide was quashed, might lead to the 're-victimization of victims'.

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former-zvornik-policemen-charged-with-genocide
20 Nov 14 Ex-Zvornik Police Charged with Srebrenica Genocide

The Bosnian Prosecution has filed an indictment against Dragomir Vasic, Danilo Zoljic and Radomir Pantic for genocide in Srebrenica - in what has been described as one of the most comprehensive indictments concerning the 1995 mass slaughter.

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goran-saric-acquitted-for-sarajevo-crimes
20 Nov 14 Goran Saric Acquitted of Crimes in Sarajevo

The Appeals Chamber of the Bosnian Court acquitted Goran Saric of committing crimes in the Sarajevo settlement of Nahorevo in 1992.

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birn-documentary-silent-scream-premiers-in-sarajevo
20 Nov 14 BIRN Documentary 'Silent Scream' Shown in Sarajevo

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network’s new documentary about victims of sexual violence had its premiere in the Bosnian capital on Wednesday and provoked a vigorous discussion.

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witness-recalls-dancing-with-prisoners
20 Nov 14 Witness Recalls Dancing With Mt Igman Prisoners

A defence witness told the trial of Nedzad Hodzic and Dzevad Salcin for crimes at Mt Igman that he saw prisoners on the mountain in 1993 - but never heard of them being abused.

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witness-denies-mladic-wanted-genocide
20 Nov 14 Witness Denies Mladic Wanted Genocide

Testifying in defence of the former commander of Bosnian Serb Army, Ratko Mladic, Rajko Sarenac said what he knew of the personality of the accused stood 'in stark contrast to the crimes of genocide that he is accused of'.

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time-to-act-against-sexual-violence
20 Nov 14 Protocol on Sexual Violence Greeted in Bosnia

An inter-governmental protocol on investigating and documenting sexual violence in conflicts was promoted in Sarajevo on Wednesday with a message that it is vital to ensure there is no climate of impunity over such crimes.

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european-ombudsperson-launches-investigations-into-elulex-wrongdoings
19 Nov 14 Ombudsman Checks EULEX's Corruption Probe

The European Ombudsman is investigating whether EULEX has taken all the measures it should to probe the corruption allegations made against mission.

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zubin-potok-group-pleads-not-guilty-3
19 Nov 14 Zubin Potok Group Plead Not Guilty

Eight persons from Zubin Potok pleaded not guilty on Tuesday before a EULEX judge in Mitrovica of attacking EULEX personnel and property and endangering UN and associated staff.

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croatian-politicians-row-over-seselj-s-comment
19 Nov 14 Seselj Inflames Croatia With Vukovar Jibe

Croatian politicians have voiced outrage over comments by Vojislav Seselj, mocking the fall of Vukovar in 1991, demanding his speedy return to The Hague.

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mladic-s-witness-blames-muslims-for-conflict-in-sanski-most
19 Nov 14 Mladic Witness Blames Arkan For Sanski Most Killings

Testifying at Ratko Mladic’s trial, defence witness Dusko Corokalo blamed Serbian soldiers who 'lost control' and Zeljko Raznatovic 'Arkan'’s men for the crimes against Muslims and Croats in Sanski Most.

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city-revamp-overshadows-skopje-s-ww2-memorials
19 Nov 14 City Revamp Overshadows Skopje’s WW2 Memorials

Old World War Two memorials lie forgotten in the Macedonian capital, overshadowed by new taller ones that form part of the government-funded makeover called ‘Skopje 2014’.

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