special-kosovo-court-fully-functional-in-2015
23 Jul 14 New Tribunal to Prosecute Kosovo Guerrillas in 2015

The new Netherlands-based special court will launch its first cases against former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters for the wartime killings, deportations and abductions of Serbs next year.

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kosovo-guerrillas-severely-beat-civilian-prisoner
23 Jul 14 Kosovo Fighters ‘Severely Beat Civilian Prisoner’

A witness told the trial of the Kosovo Liberation Army’s ‘Drenica Group’ cell, accused of assaulting prisoners during the 1998-99 war, that her husband was beaten at a KLA jail.

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hadzic-claims-serb-state-was-legitimate
22 Jul 14 Serbs in Croatia ‘Legitimately Wanted Own State’

Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic told his war crimes trial that Serbs in Croatia were justified in wanting an independent state like the Croats after Yugoslavia broke up.

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bosnian-croat-fighter-indicted-for-mostar-prisoner-abuse
22 Jul 14 Bosnian Croat Fighter Indicted for Mostar Prisoner Abuse

Former Croatian Defence Council member Ivan Zelenika was charged with war crimes against Bosniak civilians who were imprisoned at the ‘Heliodrom’ detention camp in Mostar in 1993.

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kosovo-expects-organ-trafficking-report-next-month
21 Jul 14 Kosovo Wartime Organ-Trafficking Report Due Next Week

An international task-force investigating alleged organ trafficking by Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas during the 1990s conflict will publish its long-awaited report next week.

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bosnia-buries-284-bodies-from-wartime-mass-grave
21 Jul 14 Bosnia Buries 284 Bodies from Wartime Mass Grave

Thousands of people gathered to mourn as the remains of 284 people recently found in Tomasica at the biggest mass grave discovered since the 1992-95 war were buried.

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germany-to-try-yugoslav-spy-for-murder
21 Jul 14 Germany to Try Top Yugoslav Spy for Murder

The start of the trial of former intelligence agent Josip Perkovic for his alleged involvement in a political assassination in 1983 has been scheduled for October.

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mladic-s-defence-denies-rapes-in-foca
21 Jul 14 Mladic’s Troops Deny Raping Bosniaks in Foca

Former Bosnian Serb Army troops testified at the trial of Ratko Mladic that volunteer fighters from Serbia and Montenegro were to blame for wartime crimes in the town of Foca.

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kosovo-has-little-hope-for-new-evidence-of-war-dead
18 Jul 14 Grave Fails to Yield Victims of Mass Killing in Kosovo

Forensic experts in Kosovo uncovered only a few human remains at a grave site in the Kosovo village of Rezalle, dashing hopes the bodies of over 40 victims of a massacre will be found.

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bosniak-soldiers-charged-with-wartime-abuse
18 Jul 14 Bosniak Soldiers Charged With Wartime Abuse

The Bosnian prosecution has filed an indictment against Rasema Handanovic and Elmedin Causevic for crimes against the civil population in the Konjic area.

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alukic-and-hirkic-convicted-for-prijedor-killings
18 Jul 14 Bosniak Fighters Jailed for Prijedor Killings

Former Bosniak fighters Semir Alukic and Fikret Hirkic were convicted of killing two Serb civilians and attempting to murder two others near Prijedor in 1992.

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hadzic-denies-connections-with-arkan
17 Jul 14 Croatian Serb Leader Denies Links to Paramilitary Arkan

Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic told his war crimes trial that he didn’t work with notorious paramilitary boss Zeljko Raznatovic, alias ‘Arkan’, despite photo and video evidence.

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bosnian-serb-soldier-charged-with-fatal-beatings
17 Jul 14 Bosnian Serb Soldier Charged With Fatal Beatings

Ex-military policeman Blagoje Vlacic was indicted for beating Bosniak civilian prisoners to death at an improvised jail in a restaurant in Sekovici in north-eastern Bosnia in May 1993.

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war-over-squares-continues-in-mitrovica
17 Jul 14 Demolition Threat Alarms North Kosovo Serbs

Kosovo minister's threat to send in bulldozers in to demolish newly erected monuments by both Albanians and Serbs in the divided town of Mitrovica has upset local Serbs.

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seven-months-delay-in-lovas-trial
17 Jul 14 Serb Fighters Await Retrial for Croatia Village Killings

Despite being initially scheduled for February, the retrial of 13 Serb fighters for murdering dozens of civilians in the Croatian village of Lovas in 1991 will only start in September.

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