08 Feb 17 Croatia Told to Compensate 1990s Prisoner of War

A Croatian court ordered the state to pay compensation to former Yugoslav pilot Tomislav Bozovic for his suffering in the Kerestinec military prison near Zagreb during the 1990s war.

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09 Jun 16 Bosnian Serb Convict Fails to Compensate Rape Victim

Despite a court order, former Bosnian Serb fighter Slavko Savic has failed to pay 15,000 euros in compensation to a woman he raped in Vogosca near Sarajevo during wartime.

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26 May 16 Kosovo Albanians Protest Against Court Ruling on Decani

Several hundred locals in the west of Kosovo protested against a court ruling that confirmed the rights of the Serbian Orthodox monastery at Decani to 24 hectares of disputed land.

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22 Feb 16 Serbian Jews to Reclaim Seized WWII Property

Over 3,000 buildings expropriated during WWII will be handed over to Serbia's main Jewish organisation after parliament adopted a law on the restitution of Holocaust victims' assets.

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22 Jan 16 Serbia Flouts Victims' Reparation Rights, Report

Despite the international conventions it has signed, Serbian courts blatantly violate victims' rights to reparations, Belgrade rights group says in a report.

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19 Jan 16 Croatia Pays Compensation for Police Murder of Serb

The family of a Serb civilian killed by Croatian police in the town of Sisak in 1991 was awarded 86,000 euro - a precedent which could lead to more compensation payouts to Serb victims.

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30 Dec 15 Thousands of Communist-Era ‘Criminals’ Petition Serbian Courts

Over 13,000 applications have been made over the past decade for people to be cleared of Communist-era offences - the most controversial being a request to declare Nazi-allied leader Milan Nedic not guilty.

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09 Nov 15 Serbian Veterans’ Children Get Free University Education

The Serbian government will give free university education to war veterans’ children, but former fighters’ associations said ex-soldiers also need help with housing and healthcare.

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14 Sep 15 Serbia Pays €700,000 in Communist-Era Compensation

Over the past three years, Serbian courts have paid out more than 700,000 euros in compensation to people whose rights were judged to have been violated by the Communist-era authorities.

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16 Apr 15 NATO Victims’ Families to Sue Montenegro in Europe

The families of those killed in a NATO air strike plan further legal action after the Montenegrin supreme court rejected their bid for compensation for the deaths in 1999.

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02 Apr 15 Croatia Plans Compensation for Wartime Sexual Violence Victims

The government agreed a draft law which will give all Croatians who were subjected to sexual violence during the 1990s war compensation payments of at least 13,000 euro.

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01 Apr 15 Bosnian War Victims Still Waiting for Compensation

The inability of Bosnian war victims to get compensation through war crime trials has prolonged their victimisation, a new legal analysis said.

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17 Mar 15 Croatia Ordered to Compensate Missing Serb’s Family

Zagreb municipal court ruled that Croatia must pay 78,400 euro in compensation to the family of a Serb who went missing and was found dead after being seized by Croatian forces in 1991, media reported.

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10 Feb 15 Montenegro, Croatia to Discuss War Theft Payback

Montenegro and Croatia will resume talks on their dispute about property and equipment stolen by Montenegrin troops serving with the Yugoslav Army in Dubrovnik during the war in 1991.

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06 Feb 15 Montenegro Policeman in Deportation Case Wins Payout

Montenegro will have to pay 87,000 euros to a former policeman for unlawful detention after he was acquitted of war crimes charges for detaining and deporting Bosnian refugees in 1992.

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