04 Sep 15 Radovan Karadzic Has Surgery in The Netherlands

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, whose war crimes verdict will be delivered in December, had a successful operation to have his gall bladder removed.

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04 Sep 15 Bosnian Judiciary Closes War Crimes Files to OSCE

Bosnia’s top judicial body has intervened after state prosecutors refused to let the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe conduct an analysis of war crimes case files.

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04 Sep 15 Serbian Socialists Appoint War Criminal as Senior Official

Former Yugoslav deputy PM Nikola Sainovic was elected to the main board of the Socialist Party, part of Serbia’s ruling coalition, after his prison sentence for war crimes in Kosovo ended.

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02 Sep 15 Ratko Mladic’s Driver Gives Him Srebrenica Alibi

Mladic’s former driver told the Hague Tribunal he was with the Bosnian Serb military chief in Belgrade on the days in July 1995 when his forces massacred Bosniaks in Srebrenica.

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02 Sep 15 Kosovo Seeks War Dead in Prizren Cemetery

The EU rule-of-law mission and Kosovo’s forensics department have exhumed remains from a Muslim cemetery in Prizren - the latest discovery of a suspected victim of the 1990s war.

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02 Sep 15 ‘Death Threat’ in Serbian Nationalist School Name Row

The municipality chief in the village of Velika Drenova said he received a death threat after opposing the naming of a local school after Serbian nationalist writer and politician Dobrica Cosic.

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01 Sep 15 Mladic Witness: 3,300 Serbs Killed in Sarajevo Siege

A former Bosnian Serb police official testifying in defence of Ratko Mladic said 3,300 Serbs died during the siege of Sarajevo, but the prosecution argued that some were killed by Serb forces.

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01 Sep 15 Serbia, Albania Back Balkan Youth Cooperation Plan

Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic and his Albanian counterpart Edi Rama pledged to work together to establish a cross-Balkans youth cooperation office aimed at improving strained relations between countries in the region.

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01 Sep 15 Three Bosniak Soldiers Convicted of Trusina Massacre

The state court in Sarajevo convicted three former Bosnian Army soldiers of the killings of Croat civilians and soldiers in 1993 and sentenced them to a total of 37 years in prison.

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01 Sep 15 Hague Tribunal Judge Quits Milan Lukic Case

Veteran Hague Tribunal judge Jean-Claude Antonetti has withdrawn from the chamber making the final decision on Serb paramilitary Milan Lukic’s bid to overturn his life sentence, arguing that he is not impartial.

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31 Aug 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier Jailed for 18 Years

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Oliver Krsmanovic was sentenced to 18 years in prison for crimes against humanity including the killings and forced disappearances of Bosniaks in Visegrad in 1992.

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31 Aug 15 Serbia, Bosnia Mark ‘Day of the Disappeared’

Families of people who went missing during the 1990s conflicts and have not been found marked the annual Day of the Disappeared by urging the authorities to do more to find their relatives’ bodies.

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31 Aug 15 Bosniak Parents Reject School Boycott Compromise

Parents planning to boycott schools in protest at the Bosnian Serb government’s renaming of the Bosnian language as ‘Bosniak’ said that a compromise offered by officials was unacceptable.

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31 Aug 15 Bosnian Serb Leader Slams Naser Oric Indictment

The president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska has called the war crimes indictment of former Bosnian Army general Naser Oric “a farce” that will inevitably end in acquittal.

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28 Aug 15 Renaming of Bosnian Language Sparks School Boycott

Dozens of Bosniak parents will send their children to a temporary educational establishment instead of regular schools in protest at the Bosnian Serb government’s renaming of the Bosnian language as ‘Bosniak’.

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