serbia-locates-alleged-organ-trafficking-doctor
02 Sep 14 Serbia Locates Alleged Organ Trafficking Doctor

The Serbian authorities say that doctor Yusuf Sonmez, who is accused by the EU rule-of-law of mission in Kosovo of people trafficking and organised crime, has been located in Amsterdam.

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bosnian-war-crimes-defendant-didn-t-know-about-crimes
02 Sep 14 Bosniak Policeman Denies Abusing Serb Civilians

Former policeman Hajrudin Dedic, accused of detaining and beating Serb civilians in Breza in 1992, said that he knew nothing about the crimes before the investigation started.

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hadzic-trial-resumes-after-summer-break
01 Sep 14 Goran Hadzic Denies Controlling Paramilitary Arkan

Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic resumed his war crimes defence at the Hague Tribunal, distancing himself from Serb paramilitaries fighting in Croatia and from Slobodan Milosevic.

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bosnia-arrest-thirteen-war-crime-suspects
01 Sep 14 Bosnia Arrests 13 War Crimes Suspects

The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency arrested 13 people on suspicion of taking part in crimes against humanity, including over 40 murders, in Doboj and Teslic in 1992.

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croatia-threatens-serbia-s-eu-path-over-wartime-missing
01 Sep 14 Croatia Threatens Serbia’s EU Path Over Wartime Missing

Zagreb said it could obstruct Serbia and other Balkan countries’ paths to EU membership if they do not provide more information about Croats who went missing during the 1991-95 war.

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mladic-s-witness-thanks-tribunal
01 Sep 14 Siege of Sarajevo ‘Was War, Not Chess’

A former Bosnian Serb officer told the trial of his military commander Ratko Mladic that his unit didn’t deploy snipers against Sarajevo residents but did use heavy artillery to defend Serbs.

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regional-leaders-sign-missing-persons-declaration
29 Aug 14 Ex-Yugoslav Presidents Sign Missing Persons Declaration

The presidents of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia signed a landmark declaration aimed at speeding up the search for people still missing from the 1990s conflicts.

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serbia-not-avoiding-to-prosecuting-high-ranking-suspects
29 Aug 14 Serbia Denies Avoiding Prosecutions of Top Officials

Serbian war crimes prosecutor Vladimir Vukcevic denied allegations that Belgrade was not prosecuting high-ranking war crimes suspects, arguing that it was the Hague Tribunal’s job.

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un-to-discus-belgrade-pristina-relations
29 Aug 14 War Crimes Court in Focus at UN Kosovo Debate

At Friday's UN session on Kosovo, the formation of a special court to try war crimes committed by Kosovo Albanian fighters in the 1990s will be on the agenda.

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kosovo-serbs-condemn-albanian-protest
29 Aug 14 Kosovo Protesters Stop Serbs From Attending Church

Several hundred Kosovo Albanians protesting about missing persons from the conflict of the 1990s prevented a busload of Serbs from attending a church service in western Kosovo.

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balkan-states-not-doing-enough-about-missing-serbs
28 Aug 14 Balkan States ‘Not Doing Enough’ About Missing Serbs

The Serbian missing persons commission said former Yugoslav countries should do more to find and return the bodies of several thousand Serbs still missing since the 1990s wars.

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sarajevo-recalls-tragic-market-massacre
28 Aug 14 Sarajevo Commemorates Deadly Market Massacre

Victims, politicians and ordinary Sarajevans marked the 19th anniversary of the wartime attack that killed 34 civilians and injured many more at the Markale open-air market in the capital.

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marinko-bjelica-s-hits-in-school
28 Aug 14 Bosnian Serb Soldier ‘Assaulted Prisoner for Being Muslim’

The trial of ex-soldier Marinko Bjelica, accused of the killings and torture of Bosniak civilians detained at a school in Kalinovik, heard that the defendant hit a prisoner “only because he was Muslim”.

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new-evidence-proposed-at-hague-trials
27 Aug 14 Karadzic Requests US General’s ‘Muslim Attack’ Evidence

Former Bosnian Serb president Radovan Karadzic has asked the Hague Tribunal to accept new evidence from a US Army cable alleging that only Bosniak troops attacked UN peacekeepers.

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yugoslav-general-to-serve-jail-term-in-finland
27 Aug 14 Yugoslav General to Serve War Crimes Term in Finland

Former Yugoslav Army general Nebojsa Pavkovic, convicted of murders and deportations in Kosovo in 1999, will serve his 22-year sentence in Finland, rather than in Serbia as Belgrade would like.

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