27 May 17 UN Fails to Compensate Poisoned Kosovo Roma

UN plans to finance community projects instead of compensating Kosovo Roma, are incurring criticism from human rights organisations. 

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26 May 17 Serbian Court Rehabilitates Chetnik Wartime Commander

A Serbian court in Valjevo has rehabilitated the former Chetnik commander Nikola Kalabic, who was declared a war criminal by the Yugoslav Communist authorities and died in mysterious circumstances shortly after World War II ended.

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26 May 17 Former Croatian Serb Policeman Seeks Different Judge

The lawyer for Veljko Stjepanovic, a former policeman in the breakaway Serbian statelet, the RSK, has asked for another judge to preside over his case, claiming he lacks impartiality.

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25 May 17 Divjak Faces War Crime Charges in Bosnia

Police in the southern Bosnian town of Trebinje have filed war crimes charges against retired Bosnian army general Jovan Divjak for allegedly committing crimes against Serbs in the 1992-5 war.

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25 May 17 Kosovo's Top Court Acquits Limaj of War Crimes

Kosovo's Supreme Court has acquitted Fatmir Limaj, former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army, KLA, of committing war crimes in the Klecka detention centre in 1999.

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24 May 17 Mladic Lawyers Mull Street Protests Seeking his Release

Ratko Mladic’s lawyer said they may urge people in Serbia to take to the streets and protest in support of their demand for the temporary release of the Bosnian Serb leader.

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24 May 17 Bosnia Court Acquits Serbs of Srebrenica Hate Speech

The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina has acquitted Milan Mandic and local TV station employees of charges of inciting hatred and intolerance in 2014, by allegedly calling the Srebrenica massacre 'God's justice'.

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24 May 17 US Deports Serb Wanted Over Srebrenica Killings

The US on Monday deported Srdjan Bilic to Serbia, where he is wanted in connection with war crimes committed in 1995 in Srebrenica in eastern Bosnia.

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23 May 17 Mladic Appeals ICTY Denial of Temporary Release

Former Bosnian Serb military leader, Ratko Mladic’s defence has appealed The Hague Tribunal decision not to grant him temporary release for medical treatment in Russia.

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23 May 17 Montenegro Activists to Mark Wartime Refugee Deportation

On the 25th anniversary of the deportation of Bosniak refugees - who were later killed - activists again urged the authorities to punish the perpatrators and build a memorial to the victims.

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22 May 17 Bosnian Courts Urged to Disperse War Crime Trials

The problem of war crimes prosecution is one of the biggest issues facing the courts in Bosnia, and more cases must be transferred from the state court to lower courts, a Sarajevo conference heard.

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19 May 17 Kosovo Serbs Arrested for Daubing Nationalist Graffiti

Police on Thursday said they arrested two Serbs for writing 'Kosovo is the heart of Serbia' on the wall of a school in April - though the suspects were later released.

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19 May 17 Lora Witnesses 'Don’t Recall' Crimes Against Serbs

Witnesses in the Lora case told the court they did not recall Croatian military police committing war crimes against Serb civilians and POWs in the Lora prison camp in Split in 1992.

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18 May 17 Wartime Rapes of Men Remains Taboo in Bosnia

Some 3,000 men and boys were raped during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1990s, but their stories remain untold in Bosnia's macho culture, the Williams Institute reports.

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18 May 17 Serbia Failing to Prosecute War Crimes, HLC Says

New report by leading NGO says if Serbia maintains its current slow pace in prosecuting war crimes, less than 10 per cent of alleged culprits will face due process in the next 10 years.

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