20 Jul 17 Vucic Named Bytyqi Murder Suspect, Alleges Family

Three sources told BIRN that Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that former high-ranking police officer Goran ‘Guri’ Radosavljevic was responsible for the killings of the Albanian-American Bytyqi brothers in 1999.

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13 Jul 17 Croatian Serb Rebels ‘Armed by Yugoslav Army’

The defence lawyer for former Serbian State Security Service chief Jovica Stanisic told the UN war crimes tribunal that rebel Serbs in Croatia mostly got weapons from the Yugoslav People’s Army, not the security service.

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13 Jul 17 Serbia’s First Srebrenica Trial Halted as Charges Dismissed

The charges in the trial of eight former Bosnian Serb policemen for the Srebrenica massacres were thrown out by the Belgrade appeals court because they were not filed by the correct prosecutor.

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13 Jul 17 US Urged to Pressure Vucic Over Bytyqi Murders

The family of three Albanian-American brothers killed in Serbia in 1999 want US officials to put pressure on President Aleksandar Vucic during his upcoming visit to Washington to resolve the case.

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12 Jul 17 Serbian Security Official ‘Sent Guns to Croatian Serbs’

A prosecution witness at UN war crimes court accused former Serbian State Security official Franko Simatovic of delivering weapons to rebel Serbs in the Krajina area of Croatia in 1991.

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11 Jul 17 Thousands Commemorate Anniversary of Srebrenica Killings

Over 20,000 people gathered at the Srebrenica memorial site in Bosnia to mourn those killed in the July 1995 massacres and bury 71 more victims whose bodies were identified over the past year.

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06 Jul 17 Serbia Releases Defendants in Journalist’s Murder Trial

A Serbian court has released two former State Security officers charged with participating in the 1999 murder of opposition journalist Slavko Curuvija from custody and put them under house arrest.

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05 Jul 17 Serb Police ‘Robbed and Killed Croats’ in 1991

At the retrial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic in The Hague, a prosecution witness said Serb police robbed and killed Croats in an attack on a Croatian village in 1991.

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05 Jul 17 Serbian Soldier Dies Before Kosovo Massacre Trial Verdict

Milojko Nikolic, a former Serbian soldier accused of involvement in the massacre of more than 100 Kosovo Albanians during the 1999 war, has died before the end of his trial in Belgrade.

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04 Jul 17 Croatian Ex-Detainees Plan Serbian Jail Camp Visit

Croatia and Serbia agreed that former Croatian detainees can hold a commemoration at a wartime prison camp in Stajicevo, but ex-prisoners claimed Belgrade is blocking prosecutions of those who committed crimes there.

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29 Jun 17 Slobodan Milosevic ‘Accepted Bosnia Peace Plan’

Former Serbian State Security official Franko Simatovic’s lawyer argued that Slobodan Milosevic could not have been the leader of a Serb criminal enterprise in Bosnia and Croatia because he accepted an international peace plan.

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29 Jun 17 Red Cross Presses Serbia, Kosovo Over Missing Persons

Belgrade and Pristina must do more to locate burial sites and clarify the fate of over 1,600 people still missing as a result of the Kosovo war, said the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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28 Jun 17 Milosevic ‘Didn’t Command’ Serbs in Bosnia, Croatia

Former Serbian State Security chief Jovica Stanisic’s defence lawyer told the Hague war crimes court that Slobodan Milosevic had influence but not command over Serb leaders in Bosnia and Croatia.

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28 Jun 17 Serbia and Croatia Neglect World War II Memorials

World War II memorials in Serbia and Croatia are often neglected, some of them deliberately, according to new findings from the Centre for Holocaust Research and Education.

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28 Jun 17 Bosnian Serb Book Disputes Tuzla Massacre

Author Ilija Brankovic launched a new book in which he tries to dispute the Bosnian Serb Army’s responsibility for the deadly shelling of the Bosnian town of Tuzla in May 1995.

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