seselj-hate-speech-angers-war-victims
28 Nov 14 Seselj ‘Hate Speech’ Angers War Victims

Victims’ groups have praised the European parliament’s resolution condemning the recently-released Serbian war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj for his ‘warmongering’ nationalist rhetoric.

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european-parliament-adopts-resolution-on-seselj
27 Nov 14 Euro Parliament Condemns ‘Warmongering’ Seselj

The European parliament adopted a resolution urging the Hague Tribunal to rethink its decision to temporarily release Serbian ultra-nationalist war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj.

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indictment-for-operation-storm-killings-1
26 Nov 14 Croatia Indicts Soldier for Operation Storm Killings

Former soldier Rajko Krickovic was charged with shooting two Serb civilians and burning another one alive in the village of Kijani after the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm in August 1995.

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hague-reveals-conditions-for-seselj-s-release
26 Nov 14 Hague Tribunal Reveals Conditions for Seselj Release

The Hague Tribunal finally published the conditions for the temporary release of Serbian war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj, while Croatia’s parliament called for him to be incarcerated again.

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belgrade-sentenced-serb-fighter-for-ovcara-massacre
26 Nov 14 Serbia Jails Fighter for Massacre in Croatia

The Belgrade appeals court jailed ex-fighter Petar Ciric for 15 years over a mass killing at Ovcara Farm near Vukovar in Croatia after the town fell to Serbian troops in 1991.

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croatia-will-block-serbia-without-war-crimes-prosecution
25 Nov 14 Croatia Threatens Serbia EU Bid Over War Crimes

Croatia’s justice minister warned that Zagreb will block Serbia’s EU accession talks if Belgrade does not prosecute war criminals and outlaw support for the nationalist Chetnik movement.

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serbian-media-bias-over-war-crimes-reporting
25 Nov 14 Serbian Media ‘Ethnically Biased’ on War Crimes

Serbian media still show significant ethnic bias when reporting on war crimes trials in domestic courts, portraying Serbs as the victims and promoting nationalist ideas.

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theodor-meron-replies-croatian-president
24 Nov 14 Hague Tribunal Defends Vojislav Seselj Release

The president of the UN-backed court, Theodor Meron, defended the temporary release of war crimes defendant Seselj after the Croatian leadership called it a setback for international justice.

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croatian-politicians-row-over-seselj-s-comment
19 Nov 14 Seselj Inflames Croatia With Vukovar Jibe

Croatian politicians have voiced outrage over comments by Vojislav Seselj, mocking the fall of Vukovar in 1991, demanding his speedy return to The Hague.

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transitional-justice-forum-opens-painful-topics
18 Nov 14 Regional Truth Commision One Step Closer To Establishment

The coalition of groups working to establish a fact-finding commission into the Yugoslav wars, known as RECOM, amended its statute ahead of the hoped-for formation of the commission next year.

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croatian-foreign-minister-warns-about-released-serbian-nationalist-leader
18 Nov 14 Seselj Release Alarms Croatian Leaders

President and Foreign Minister say early temporary release of Vojislav Seselj is both worrying and destablising for the region - and represents a setback for the idea of international justice.

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thousand-people-join-seselj-s-welcome-home-rally
15 Nov 14 Thousands Join Seselj's Welcome-Home Rally

Some 3,000 people marched through central Belgrade at the first rally held in 11 years by nationalist leader and recently-released war crimes trial defendant Vojislav Seselj.

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seselj-s-politics-is-long-forgoten-past-politicians
13 Nov 14 Seselj Vows to Resist Return to Hague Tribunal

Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj, temporarily freed by the Hague Tribunal for cancer treatment, said he would fight any attempt to send him back for his war crimes verdict.

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vojislav-seselj-arrives-to-serbia-after-11-years
12 Nov 14 Vojislav Seselj Returns to Serbia After 11 Years

Hundreds of supporters welcomed nationalist leader Seselj, who is on trial for war crimes at the Hague Tribunal, as he arrived in Belgrade after being temporary released for cancer treatment.

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announced-seselj-s-return-caused-debate-in-serbia
10 Nov 14 Vojislav Seselj’s Return Sparks Arguments in Serbia

Serbian politicians traded accusations over the impending arrival in Belgrade of nationalist leader Seselj after his conditional release by the Hague Tribunal for cancer treatment.

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