01 Dec 15 Serb Policeman Jailed for Abusing Bosniaks in Brcko

Former police officer Dragan Zivkovic was sentenced to one year in prison for abusing and inhumanely treating Bosniak civilians who were detained in Brcko in 1992.

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01 Dec 15 Mladic Witness Says Bosnian Conflict was Civil War

Serbian historian Milos Kovic told Ratko Mladic’s trial at the Hague Tribunal that the Bosnian conflict was a secessionist civil war in which all three forces carried out ethnic cleansing.

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30 Nov 15 Bosniak Soldiers Acquitted of Deadly Beating

Former Bosnian Army troops Sedjad Djerahovic and Jasmin Saric were found not guilty of beating a man to death and assaulting his sons in the Zenica municipality in June 1992.

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30 Nov 15 Bosnian Serbs Plan Challenge to Constitutional Court

Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska plans to hold a potentially divisive referendum challenging the authority of the country’s state-level constitutional court.

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30 Nov 15 Hague Tribunal to Release Yugoslav Army War Criminal

Former Yugoslav Army official Vladimir Lazarevic, who was convicted of war crimes in Kosovo, will be given early release next month by the UN court in The Hague.

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27 Nov 15 Bosnia Acquits Serb Policeman Of War Crimes

Former Bosnian Serb policeman Vojislav Brestovac was cleared of crimes involvement in the killings of three against Bosniak civilians in Doboj in 1992.

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27 Nov 15 Bosnian Serbs Unite to Defend Threatened Holiday

Normally feuding Bosnian Serb parties have united against a ruling by the state Constitutional Court, scrapping the entity's public holiday as 'discriminatory'.

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26 Nov 15 Bosnian Croat Fighter Jailed for Killing Serb Civilian

Ilija Pavic, a former fighter with the Croatian Defence Council, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for killing the Serb civilian during a raid in the western town of Livno in 1992.

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26 Nov 15 Serbia to Adopt National War Crimes Strategy

More than a decade after Serbia started to prosecute war crimes, the country is to adopt its first-ever strategy to comprehensively deal with offences committed during the 1990s conflicts.

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26 Nov 15 Bosnian Serb Fighters Acquitted of Sarajevo Crimes

Former Bosnian Serb fighters Slobodan Bogdanovic and Goran Sladoje were acquitted of detaining and assaulting Bosniak civilians in the Grbavica district of Sarajevo in 1992.

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26 Nov 15 Bosnian MPs Hail Blocking of Serb Nationalist’s Promotion

The lower house of the Bosnian parliament decided not to promote right-wing ‘Chetnik duke’ Nikola Poplasen to the board of the national agency responsible for higher education standards.

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25 Nov 15 Fighter’s Rape Acquittal ‘Highlights Serbian Courts’ Failings’

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre said the acquittal of the fighter for raping two women during the Bosnian war was another example of Serbia’s failure to punish wartime sexual violence.

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25 Nov 15 Serbs Sceptical About Patriarch’s ‘Return to Kosovo’ Call

Serbia’s Patriarch Irinej called for Serbs to return to their homes in Kosovo, but those who fled after the war said Belgrade and Pristina must guarantee their safety first.

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25 Nov 15 UN Envoy: Serbs Committed Worst Crime in Bosnia

Former UN peace envoy Yasushi Akashi told Ratko Mladic’s trial that all sides committed crimes during the Bosnian war, but the Serbs were responsible for the most heinous atrocity in Srebrenica.

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24 Nov 15 Serbian Fighter Acquitted of Bosnia War Rapes

A Belgrade court acquitted former Serbian volunteer fighter Miodrag Zivkovic of raping two Bosniak women in the Bosnian town of Bijeljina during the war in 1992.

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