vucic-serbia-kosovo-to-share-intelligence-on-ivanovic-murder-01-20-2018
20 Jan 18 Vucic: Serbia, Kosovo to Share Intelligence on Ivanovic Murder

The Serbian president says Serbia and Kosovo will exchange information on the killing of ethnic Serb politician, despite Pristina rejecting Belgrade’s request to take part in the investigation.

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tuzla-massacre-trial-delayed-again-in-serbia-01-19-2018
19 Jan 18 Djukic Trial for Tuzla Massacre Delayed Again

The trial of former Bosnian Serb general Novak Djukic was again postponed, despite an expert confirming he can stand trial, after his lawyer said Djukic’s health had deteriorated.

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18 Jan 18 Thousands Attend Slain Kosovo Serb Politician’s Funeral

Thousands of citizens attended the funeral of Oliver Ivanovic, who was shot dead on Tuesday, as he was laid to rest in the Alley of the Greats at the New Cemetary in Belgrade, Serbia.

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balkan-countries-still-facing-old-human-rights-issues-01-18-2018
18 Jan 18 Poor Progress for Human Rights in the Balkans, HRW Report

Attacks on journalists, discrimination against minorities, poor protection of refugees and lack of political will to prosecute war crimes remain problems in most Balkan countries in 2017, Human Rights Watch's World Report 2018 said.

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witness-recognizes-israeli-suspect-on-kosovo-organ-trafficking-01-17-2018
18 Jan 18 Witness Recognized Medicus Suspect at Pristina Airport

A police officer told a Kosovo court that he saw Moshe Harelm, the main suspect in the Medicus organ-trafficking case, in 2008 at Pristina airport.

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serb-officers-claim-ignorance-in-kosovo-massacre-case-01-17-2018
18 Jan 18 Serb Officers Claim Ignorance of Kosovo Massacre

Two former Yugoslav Army officers from the 549th Brigade told a court in Belgrade that they knew nothing about the attack on the village of Trnje in Kosovo in March 1999, when 27 Albanians were killed.

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kosovo-police-identifies-car-owner-in-ivanovic-murder-case-01-17-2018
17 Jan 18 Kosovo Police Tracks Car Origin in Ivanovic Murder

Kosovo police said that they have identified the origin of the vehicle allegedly used by the killers of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, and are reviewing security camera footage.

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numerous-threats-to-murdered-serb-leader-ignored-01-16-2018
17 Jan 18 Threats to Slain Kosovo Serb Leader Were Ignored

Oliver Ivanovic, shot dead on Tuesday in the northern Kosovo town of Mitrovica, had reported numerous threats, and had sought the help of both the Serbian and Kosovo authorities – but was ignored.

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serbian-court-sentences-eight-in-ovcara-massacre-case-01-15-2018
15 Jan 18 Serbian Court Sentences Eight for Ovcara Massacre

Serbian appeals court confirms jail sentences for eight former fighters of 101 years for the massacre of around 200 people at Ovcara, following the fall of Vukovar, eastern Croatia, in 1991.

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serbian-judge-and-defendant-clash-at-lovas-trial-01-12-2018
12 Jan 18 Serbian Judge and Defendant Clash at Lovas Trial

The judge and a defendant argued after the trial of Serbian fighters accused of killing 70 Croatian civilians in the village of Lovas in 1991 was again delayed on Friday.

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slobodan-milosevic-comes-alive-in-kosovo-serbs-musical-01-10-2018
11 Jan 18 Slobodan Milosevic Revived in Kosovo Serbs’ Musical

A musical staged by a Serb theatre ensemble from Kosovo about the 1999 war and Serb-Albanian relations will feature late Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic as the “tragic protagonist”.

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victims-and-activists-against-kosovo-special-court-repeal-01-09-2018
10 Jan 18 Kosovo War Victims Slam MPs’ Bid to Stop Court

Survivors of the 1999 Kosovo war and rights campaigners criticised attempts by MPs in Pristina to stop the new Specialist Chambers, which will try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters.

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kosovo-albanians-warn-protest-against-serb-pilgrims-in-gjakova-01-05-2018
05 Jan 18 Serbs Cancel Kosovo Christmas Trip to Avoid Protest

Serbs who visit a church in the western Kosovo town of Gjakova/Djakovica for Orthodox Christmas each year have cancelled their trip after local Kosovo Albanians said they would stage a protest.

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serbia-likely-to-seek-mladic-s-temporary-release-12-22-2017
22 Dec 17 Serbia Likely to Seek Mladic’s Release for Treatment

Justice Minister Nela Kuburovic visited convicted former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic in custody in The Hague and said that Serbia will probably request his temporary release for medical treatment.

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hague-tribunal-legacy-praised-at-closing-ceremony-12-21-2017
21 Dec 17 Hague Tribunal Celebrates Achievements at Closing Ceremony

At its closing event, UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres said the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia had shown the international community’s commitment to holding war criminals accountable.

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