30 Nov 16 UN States Urged to Arrest Wanted Serbian Radicals

The Hague Tribunal has made public an international arrest warrant for three Serbian Radical Party politicians wanted for witness intimidation, calling on UN member states to detain them if possible.

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25 Nov 16 Croatia Exhumes 18 Serb Casualties of ‘Operation Storm’

The Croatian authorities exhumed the remains of 18 bodies from a cemetery in the coastal town of Zadar - Croatian Serbs who died during or after the military operation ‘Storm’ in 1995.

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24 Nov 16 ‘Captain Dragan’ Trial: Croatian Troops Admit Using Church

Defence witnesses at the trial of former Serbian paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, alias ‘Captain Dragan’, admitted that Croatian soldiers used Catholic church premises as a command post.

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24 Nov 16 Kosovo Dissident’s Serbian Assassins Given Life Sentences

A Belgian court has given life sentences to a former Yugoslav secret police official and two Serbian hitmen for the assassination of Kosovo Albanian dissident Enver Hadri in Brussels in 1990.

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24 Nov 16 Bosnian Serb General’s Trial Delayed Again in Belgrade

The trial of Bosnian Serb general Novak Djukic - already convicted in Sarajevo of ordering a deadly artillery strike on Tuzla in Bosnia - was postponed again because of the defendant’s poor health.

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23 Nov 16 Yugoslav Spy Chief Convicted of Kosovo Dissident’s Murder

A former Yugoslav secret police official and two Serbian hitmen were convicted of the assassination of Kosovo Albanian dissident Enver Hadri in Brussels in 1990.

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22 Nov 16 Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic Claims Trial was Unlawful

Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic, jailed for nine years for war crimes, told Pristina’s appeals court that his trial was unlawful because he had already been investigated over the same offence.

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16 Nov 16 Serbia to Punish Genocide Denial, Says Minister

Justice Minister Nela Kuburovic said Serbia will introduce a law to punish the denial of genocide and war crimes if the offences have been confirmed by the International Criminal Court or Serbian courts.

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11 Nov 16 Serbia Hopes Kosovo War Court Will Secure Convictions

The Serbian prime minister said he hopes the new specialist prosecutor who will tackle alleged crimes committed by Kosovo Liberation Army fighters will be able to secure convictions.

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11 Nov 16 Serbia’s Seselj Hymns Trump with Nationalist Song

Serbian Radical Party leader and war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj played a newly-recorded version of a nationalist song in parliament with lyrics celebrating Donald Trump as a heroic saviour.

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09 Nov 16 EU Raps Balkan States over War Crimes Progress

In its annual progress reports, the EU urged improvements in war crimes prosecutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Kosovo, and expressed concern about a slowdown in finding missing persons from the 1990s conflicts.

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07 Nov 16 Kosovo Special Prosecutor To Visit Pristina, Belgrade

David Schwendiman, chief prosecutor of the newly-established specialist court that aims to try former Kosovo Liberation Army members for 1990s crimes, will make his first official visit to Serbia and Kosovo this week.

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04 Nov 16 Kosovo to Take Missing Persons Issue to Brussels

At his first-ever meeting with families of Kosovo Serbs who went missing as a result of the war, Kosovo President Hashim Thaci pledged to address the missing persons issue during talks with Belgrade in Brussels.

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03 Nov 16 Serbia Releases Kosovo Albanian ‘War Crimes Suspect’

Former Kosovo Liberation Army member Hilmi Kelmendi, the second Kosovo Albanian to be detained in Serbia in recent weeks over allegations of wartime crimes, has been released.

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03 Nov 16 Yugoslav Army Commander Accused of Croatia War Crime

Belgrade’s Humanitarian Law Centre filed a criminal complaint to Serbia’s war crimes prosecution accusing a former Yugoslav People’s Army commander of ordering a deadly attack on the Croatian village of Lovas in 1991.

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