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30 Jun 16 UN Court Confirms Bosnian Serb Police Officials’ Convictions

The appeals chamber at the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague upheld the verdict sentencing former Bosnian Serb police officials Mico Stanisic and Stojan Zupljanin to 22 years in prison each.

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30 Jun 16 Kosovo War Rape Verifications Hit by Delays

The Kosovo authorities have promised to set up a commission to verify the claims of rape victims from the 1998-99 war soon, but human rights campaigners accused them of acting too slowly.

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30 Jun 16 Trials Resume as EULEX Restarts Work in Kosovo

The EU's rule-of-law mission in Kosovo, EULEX, has become officially operative again after the law extending its mandate was published in Kosovo's official gazette - allowing high-profile trials to resume.

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29 Jun 16 Prijedor’s Serbs Reject Memorial to Killed Children

The local assembly in the Serb-majority town of Prijedor in north-western Bosnia failed to back an initiative to build a memorial to 102 children who were killed or are still missing from the war.

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29 Jun 16 Serbian MPs Call for Srebrenica Genocide Resolution

Two Serbian parliamentary factions have called on the national assembly to urgently adopt a resolution on the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica ahead of the 21st anniversary next month.

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29 Jun 16 Bosnian Serb Soldier Goes on Trial in Belgrade

The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb soldier Dalibor Maksimovic, who is accused of killings and rapes near the Bosnian town of Bratunac in 1992, opened at a Serbian court.

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28 Jun 16 Serbs Celebrate Vidovdan and the Battle of Kosovo Amid Tight Security

Serb pilgrims, clergymen and politicians peacefully marked significant religious and historic events in Kosovo under heightened security measures.

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28 Jun 16 Bosnian Army Commander Oric Trial Stopped

The trial of Bosniak wartime commander Naser Oric for crimes against Serb prisoners of war in the areas of Srebrenica and Bratunac was stopped because of the unacceptable behaviour of a prosecution witness.

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27 Jun 16 Croatia, Britain, Stop Serbia Opening Chapter

Serbia will not be able to open Chapter 23 in its EU membership talks, as it had hoped to do, following objections from Croatia and Britain.

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27 Jun 16 Ustasa Pier Makes Waves in Small Croatian Town

The naming of a pier in the small coastal municipality of Bilice after the wartime Fascist minister Mile Budak has drawn mockery and anger from some locals.

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27 Jun 16 Croatian Intelligence Report Downplays Terror Threat

Croatia's Security and Intelligence Agency describes the country as stable although it warns that terrorist attacks in Europe have made the situation more complex in the region.

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24 Jun 16 Kosovo Probes Dubious KLA Veterans' List

Amid growing public pressure, the Kosovo State Prosecution has initiated a probe into the list of Kosovo Liberation Army veterans, which many see as suspiciously large.

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23 Jun 16 Karadzic Lawyer May Face Contempt of Court

The Hague tribunal has opened an investigation into a member of the defence team of the former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic, for alleged contempt of court.

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23 Jun 16 Bosnia MPs Try to Change Mostar's Ustasa Street Names

Bosnian MPs have started a procedure to change the names of three streets in Mostar commemorating leaders of the Croatian Fascist Ustasa movement - but with no city council in place, it may prove difficult.

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serbia-lacks-political-support-for-establishing-transitional-justice-progress-hlc-says-06-22-2016
22 Jun 16 Serbia Making no Progress on Transitional Justice, Report

There has been no significant progress in establishing transitional justice processes in Serbia, due to slow and inefficient war-crime trials and a lack of political will, a Humanitarian Law Centre report says.

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