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30 May 16 Serbian Parties Row Over Monument to Djindjic

Members of the Democratic Party have denounced the Serbian Prime Minister's plan to erect a monument to the former Prime Minister assassinated in 2003.

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30 May 16 Bosnian Serb Ex-Official Accused of War Crimes

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre and a Bosnian war victims’ association filed a complaint against a former Bosnian Serb official, accusing him of responsibility for murders, looting and illegal detentions.

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26 May 16 Kosovo Families Accuse Serbian Army Chief of Massacre

Families of victims from the village of Rezala accuse Serbian army chief Ljubisa Dikovic of killing 41 villagers during the war of the 1990s – and demand that Kosovo’s judicial organs investigate.

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24 May 16 Serbian Security Officials Face 2017 Hague Retrial

The retrial of former Serbian state security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, who are accused of war crimes in Bosnia and Croatia, will start at the Hague Tribunal next year.

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23 May 16 Serbia’s Nazi-Backed Leader ‘Did Not Kill Jews’

A historian who testified at a rehabilitation hearing for Milan Nedic argued that the Nazi-backed WWII-era puppet government leader was not directly involved in killing Jews.

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20 May 16 Serbian Officers’ Testimonies Clash at Kosovo Massacre Trial

At the trial of two Serbian Army officers charged with killing 27 people in the Kosovo village of Trnje in 1999, two lieutenants offered clashing accounts of the military operation.

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19 May 16 Serbia Accused of Not Cooperating with UN Court

A Serbian court decision not to extradite three Serbian Radical Party members who are wanted for alleged witness intimidation to the Hague Tribunal has sparked accusations of non-cooperation from Croatia.

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18 May 16 Serbian Court Refuses to Extradite Wanted Radicals

A Belgrade court decided not to extradite three members of Vojislav Seselj’s nationalist Serbian Radical Party to the Hague Tribunal, where they are wanted for alleged witness intimidation.

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18 May 16 Serbia Acquits 10 of Hiding Ratko Mladic

A Serbian court cleared 10 people of helping former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic evade arrest while he was on the run from war crimes charges in the 2000s.

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17 May 16 New Kosovo War Court Awaits Dutch MPs’ Approval

The new court in The Hague which will try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters is still waiting for the Dutch parliament’s ratification and for the EU to supply its budget.

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16 May 16 Kosovo Court Upholds Fatmir Limaj War Crimes Acquittal

Pristina’s appeals court upheld the acquittal of Kosovo Liberation Army commander turned politician Fatmir Limaj and nine other ex-guerrillas, clearing them of abusing Albanian and Serb prisoners during wartime.

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16 May 16 BIRN’s Kosovo War Film Screened in Belgrade

BIRN’s film The Unidentified, which investigates the Serbian commanders responsible for brutal attacks during the Kosovo war, was screened at the BELDOCS documentary festival.

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16 May 16 Vojislav Seselj to Run for Serbian Presidency

The nationalist Serbian Radical Party announced that its leader, recently-acquitted war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj, will run in the presidential elections next year.

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13 May 16 Fatmir Limaj Questioned About Kosovo War Crimes

MP and former Kosovo Liberation Army commander Fatmir Limaj, who is already on trial for war crimes, has been questioned by prosecutors in Pristina about another wartime case.

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06 May 16 BIRN's Kosovo War Film Wins US Festival Award

BIRN’s film The Unidentified, investigating the commanders responsible for brutal attacks during the Kosovo war, was given the best short documentary award at the South East European Film Festival in LA.

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