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30 Jan 15 Serbia Leaders Condemn Army Chief War Crimes Claim

The Serbian President and Prime Minister said claims in a new report that Army chief Ljubisa Dikovic committed war crimes in Kosovo were malicious and intended to destroy the military’s reputation.

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29 Jan 15 Serbian Army Chief Accused Over Kosovo Killings

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre accused the current head of the Serbian Army of commanding troops who attacked four Kosovo villages in 1999, when at least 69 civilians were killed.

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29 Jan 15 Kosovo Opposition Calls New Protest After Clashes

The opposition Vetevendosje (Self Determination) movement announced another protest in Pristina after clashes this week between demonstrators and riot police that left 170 people injured.

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29 Jan 15 Serbian Church Sparks Anger by Honouring Seselj

The awarding of a Serbian Orthodox religious honour to nationalist leader and war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj was condemned as an insult to victims of the 1990s conflicts.

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29 Jan 15 Report Raps Balkan States’ Human Rights Failings

Governments in the Western Balkans should step up their efforts to improve human rights protection to further their European integration, Human Rights Watch said.

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28 Jan 15 Belgrade Urges Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic’s Release

The Serbian government called on the EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo to grant bail to war crimes defendant Oliver Ivanovic to prevent further damage to relations between Serbs and Albanians.

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28 Jan 15 Kosovo Politicians Trade Accusations After Unrest

Kosovo’s government accused opposition leaders of trying to seize power using violence after protest clashes in Pristina that left over 170 people injured, while the opposition blamed the police.

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27 Jan 15 Dozens Injured in Kosovo Protest Clashes

Violent clashes erupted between riot police and several thousand protesters demanding the dismissal of Serb minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, who is accused of insulting Albanian war victims.

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26 Jan 15 Kosovo Govt Rejects Protesters’ Ultimatum After Clashes

The government rejected an opposition ultimatum demanding the sacking of a Kosovo Serb minister whose comments sparked a major protest at the weekend that ended in clashes with police.

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24 Jan 15 Clashes Erupt as Thousands Protest in Kosovo

Protesters clashed with police as several thousand people rallied in Pristina for the sacking of a Serb minister and for Kosovo to take full control of the huge Trepca mine complex from Belgrade.

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23 Jan 15 NATO Victims’ Families Condemn Charlie Hebdo Comparison

Relatives of those killed in the NATO bombing of the Serbian public broadcaster RTS in 1999 said that they resent comparisons with the attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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22 Jan 15 Murder Testimony Against Kosovo Serb Leader ‘Unconvincing’

The defence of Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic, accused of ordering paramilitary police to kill several ethnic Albanians in April 1999, said an alleged eyewitness had failed to prove his guilt.

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21 Jan 15 Kosovo Serb Politician ‘Led Deadly Police Squad’

A witness at the trial of Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic said he saw him with a paramilitary police group that killed several ethnic Albanians in April 1999.

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21 Jan 15 Hague Prosecutors Appeal Again for Seselj’s Detention

Prosecutors at the international war crimes court have again asked for Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj, who was released for cancer treatment, to be returned to custody.

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21 Jan 15 Serbia ‘Failing to Tackle’ Enforced Disappearances

Human rights group Amnesty International told the United Nations that Serbia has failed to implement an international convention it signed to protect people from state-sponsored abduction.

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