serbia-s-plans-for-post-ww2-restitution-wrong-ngo-says-08-14-2017
15 Aug 17 Serbia’s Plan for Post-WWII Restitution ‘Flawed’

The Serbian government is to decide on a formula to calculate compensation for property seized after World War II, but the Network for Restitution argues the authorities have no real idea of the cost.

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bosnian-ex-policeman-sues-serbia-for-years-in-custody-06-27-2017
27 Jun 17 Bosnian Ex-Policeman Sues Serbia for Years in Custody

Ilija Jurisic, a former policeman from Tuzla in Bosnia, filed a suit against Serbia demanding compensation for the three-and-a-half years he spent in detention after his arrest on war crimes charges.

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kosovo-mines-injured-demand-compensation-from-serbia-06-22-2017
22 Jun 17 Kosovo Landmine Victims Demand Serbia Pay Compensation

Kosovo’s Association of Mine-Injured Civilians asked Serbia to pay compensation to people injured in landmine blasts during and after the war, and called on the Pristina government to raise the issue in Brussels.

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01 Jun 17 UN Response to Kosovo Lead Poison Claims Condemned

The European Roma Rights Centre and other organisations condemned the UN's refusal to provide compensation for Kosovo Roma victims of lead poisoning.

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croatian-serb-family-compensated-for-post-storm-killing-05-09-2017
09 May 17 Croatia Compensates Serb Family for Killing by Soldier

A Croatian court ordered 106,000 euros in compensation to be paid to the family of Janko Cakic, a Serb civilian killed after Croatia’s military operation ‘Storm’ in August 1995.

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bosnia-needs-state-fund-to-compensate-war-victims-04-28-2017
28 Apr 17 Bosnia ‘Needs State Fund’ to Compensate War Victims

In the past two years, six war crimes verdicts ordered compensation payments to victims but none of them received the money, so the state must intervene to help, legal experts said.

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balkans-holocaust-seized-property-not-fully-addressed-04-25-2017
25 Apr 17 Balkan States Rapped over Holocaust Property Restitution

Bosnia and Herzegovina has failed to comply with an international declaration on the restitution of property seized during WWII, while other Balkan countries have not honoured their commitments in full.

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us-holocaust-envoy-warns-croatia-of-offensive-symbols--03-24-2017
24 Mar 17 US Holocaust Envoy Warns Croatia About Fascist Symbols

On a visit to Croatia, the US State Department envoy for Holocaust issues warned the authorities that symbols of the WWII fascist Ustasa movement are offensive to victims and their families.

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new-wwii-lawsuit-threat-against-croatia-far-fetched--03-20-2017
20 Mar 17 Croatia Threatened with Lawsuit by WWII Victims

Croatia has been threatened with a lawsuit if it doesn’t support victims of the WWII fascist Ustasa movement in their claims for reparations - although one expert doubted Zagreb would back the case.

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us-lawyer-claims-wwii-lawsuit-against-croatia-invalid--03-16-2017
16 Mar 17 US Lawyer: WWII Lawsuit Against Croatia ‘Invalid’

A US lawyer told BIRN that a 3.2 billion euro lawsuit against Croatia for property seized by its Nazi-allied WWII regime is ‘invalid’ because it was filed without the consent of the plaintiffs.

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ivanic-bosnia-will-not-compensate-for-jewish-property-seized-in-wwii-03-15-2017
15 Mar 17 ‘Compensation Unlikely’ for Bosnian Jews’ Seized Property

The restitution of Jewish property seized in occupied Bosnia during WWII is too complex to implement, said the chairman of the country’s presidency, Mladen Ivanic.

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us-private-suit-reveals-croatia-s-wwii-property-restitutions-problems-03-13-2017
13 Mar 17 WWII Compensation Lawsuit Against Croatia ‘Likely to Fail’

A 3.2 billion euro lawsuit filed against Croatia by American descendants of Serbs, Jews and Roma seeking compensation for property seized by the Nazi-allied WWII regime will probably fail, experts said.

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croatia-has-to-pay-compensation-to-1990s-pow-02-08-2017
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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bosnian-serb-convict-fails-to-pay-rape-victim-06-09-2016
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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protest-against-court-s-ruling-on-land-case-in-decani-05-26-2016
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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