Thousands of people gathered in the northeastern Bosnian town of Tuzla Monday evening to welcome former police officer Ilija Jurisic after he was released from prison in Belgrade when an Appeals Court ordered a retrial in his controversial war crimes case.
The Appellate Court in Belgrade has overturned the first-instance verdict against former Bosnian security officer Ilija Jurisic and ordered a retrial in a controversial case that has strained relations between Sarajevo and Belgrade.
Branimir Glavas, the former Croatian lawmaker convicted of carrying out war crimes in Croatia, has been arrested, Bosnian authorities have said.
Croatian president Ivo Josipovic has given his support to setting up a truth commission aimed at establishing facts about war crimes committed in Yugoslavia's succeeding countries in the 1990s.
Branimir Glavas, the Croatian former lawmaker convicted of war crimes, has been stripped of his war honours and rank of general by Croatia's president.
A former Croatian lawmaker sentenced to prison for carrying out war crimes against Serb civilians during Croatia's war of independence could be jailed in Bosnia, justice officials have said.
A list containing the names of Serbs who have been convicted, indicted or are suspected of having committed war crimes in Croatia is now publicly available in both the Croatian and Serbian Justice Ministries.
Representatives of the Montenegrin and Serbian Ministries of Justice have started talks on an agreement which would allow for the mutual extradition of their citizens who have been accused of serious crimes.
A Belgrade court on Thursday released a member of the Bosnian armed forces whom Serbian border police arrested June 11 on a warrant issued 19 years ago by institutions that no longer exist.
Eleven years since the end of the wars in the former Yugoslavia, more than 15,000 people remain on the lists of missing persons.>>>
In the latest of his recent moves to promote ethnic reconciliation, Croatian President Ivo Josipovic visited Bosnia’s Serb dominated region on Sunday to pay respect to the victims of the 1992-95 war between Bosnia’s Croat, Serb and Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) communities.
Representatives of Belgrade and Pristina, members of a working group aimed at shedding light on the fate of missing persons in Kosovo, have exchanged information on the Rudnica mass grave site, near the town of Raska in Serbia.>>>
The Croatian Minister of Justice Ivan Simonovic and his Serbian counterpart Snezana Malovic, have reached agreement on the text of a document that would allow the mutual extradition of persons involved in organised crime and corruption.>>>
Biljana Kovacevic Vuco, chairperson of the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, YUCOM, and one of the most prominent human rights activists in Serbia, died last night in Belgrade.>>>
Vincent Degert, chief of the European Commission Delegation in Belgrade, said that the EC supports the initiative to create a regional commission to establish facts about war crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.>>>