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31 Jul 15 ‘Operation Storm’ War Crimes Site Launched in Croatia

Croatian NGOs launched an interactive site showing the findings of the UN war crimes court in The Hague about the Croatian military’s 1995 ‘Operation Storm’ ahead of its 20th anniversary next week.

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31 Jul 15 Kosovo Sets Date for War Crimes Court Vote

Parliament will hold a repeat vote on Monday on whether to set up a new war crimes court to try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters, with the government apparently confident it will pass this time.

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31 Jul 15 Serbia’s Plan for Refugees ‘Likely to Fail’

The new Serbian national strategy on refugees and displaced people will not help them resolve their problems, a refugee association warned.

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30 Jul 15 Serbia Taken to Euro Court Over Roma Evictions

The European Court of Human Rights is hearing a case against Serbia brought by campaigners seeking to stop forced evictions of Roma families who fled the Kosovo war in 1999.

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30 Jul 15 Kosovo Govt Prepares New War Crimes Court Vote

The government will call another vote on setting up a special war crimes court to try former Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas, indicating it now has enough support to get it approved.

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29 Jul 15 Croatian Anti-Fascists Commemorate 1941 Deaths of Serbs

The Anti-Fascist League of Croatia commemorated the deaths of around 1,000 Serbs who were killed by Nazi-allied Ustasa units in the town of Glina during July and August 1941.

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29 Jul 15 Bosnian Serb Leader’s Referendum Appeal Ignored

Milorad Dodik, president of Bosnia’s mainly Serb entity Republika Srpska, got no reply to a letter he sent to US and European officials promoting his plan to hold a referendum on the country’s judiciary.

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29 Jul 15 Serbs Announce ‘Operation Storm’ Anniversary Mourning

Serbia and Bosnia’s Serb-led entity Republika Srpska will hold a day of mourning to commemorate Serb victims of the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm on its 20th anniversary in August.

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28 Jul 15 Kosovo’s Drenica Group Appeal War Crimes Convictions

Former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army’s Drenica Group cell said they will appeal against their convictions for crimes against civilians during the 1998-99 conflict.

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27 Jul 15 Serbia’s Nazi-Backed WWII Leader Awaits Rehabilitation

A Belgrade court is to begin the process of rehabilitating Milan Nedic, leader of a Nazi-backed puppet government during WWII, who was branded a war criminal by the Yugoslav Communists.

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27 Jul 15 Serbia Vows to Stop Kosovo Joining UNESCO

Belgrade said it will fight Pristina’s bid to join UN cultural body UNESCO, arguing that Kosovo is not a state and cannot protect Serbian religious monuments and heritage there.

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27 Jul 15 Right-Wingers Target Croatian WWII Uprising Anniversary

Croatian Serbs and anti-fascist activists marked the anniversary of the 1941 anti-fascist uprising in the village of Srb despite being confronted by dozens of far-right protesters.

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24 Jul 15 EU Kosovo Mission Ex-Prosecutor Alleges ‘Intimidation’

A former EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo prosecutor who made claims of corruption said she has been threatened with criminal prosecution if she speaks publicly about her case against her ex-employers.

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24 Jul 15 Serbia to Name School after Nationalist Writer Cosic

A primary school will be named after the late writer, politician and Serbian nationalist ideologist Dobrica Cosic in the village of Velika Drenova, where he was born.

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23 Jul 15 Kosovo Parliament Demands Probe of EU Law Mission

The Kosovo parliament passed a resolution asking for an investigation into alleged corruption inside the EU’s rule-of-law mission in Kosovo, EULEX.

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