kosovo-war-veterans-angered-by-eu-report
30 Jul 14 War Veterans Condemn EU’s Kosovo Crimes Report

Kosovo’s War Veterans Association said that a new EU report stating that senior Kosovo Liberation Army officials will be prosecuted for crimes against humanity was “ridiculous”.

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serbian-ambassador-praises-freedom-fighter-gavrilo-princip
30 Jul 14 Serbian Ambassador Praises ‘Freedom Fighter’ Gavrilo Princip

The Bosnian Serb assassin who shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and helped spark World War I was seeking the liberation of his people, said Serbia’s ambassador to Canada.

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council-of-europe-welcomes-williamson-s-report
30 Jul 14 Council of Europe Hails Kosovo Organ-Trafficking Revelations

The European rights body welcomed an EU report accusing senior Kosovo Liberation Army figures of post-war crimes and saying there were compelling indications of organ-trafficking by fighters.

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serbia-welcomes-williamson-s-report
29 Jul 14 Serbia Welcomes EU’s Kosovo Crimes Report

The Serbian government welcomed an EU task force announcement about indictments for alleged Kosovo Liberation Army crimes against Serbs, but said justice will only be done when perpetrators are convicted.

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kosovo-report-ends-impunity-amnesty-says
29 Jul 14 New Kosovo Prosecutions ‘Offer Justice for Abducted Serbs’

An EU task force report announcing prosecutions of senior Kosovo Liberation Army members for crimes against humanity after the 1999 war could end impunity, said human rights group Amnesty International.

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kosovo-liberation-army-organ-trafficking-report
29 Jul 14 Senior Kosovo Guerrillas Face Crimes Against Humanity Cases

An EU report said top Kosovo Liberation Army officials will be prosecuted for crimes against humanity including murders and abductions but there was not enough evidence yet for organ-trafficking indictments.

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serbia-marks-start-of-ww1
28 Jul 14 Serbia Marks ‘Heroic’ WWI Centenary

The Serbian premier praised the fight to liberate the country from Austro-Hungarian rule during World War I, but plans to unveil a monument to Sarajevo assassin Gavrilo Princip were shelved.

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serbia-calls-immediate-release-of-ivanovic
28 Jul 14 Belgrade Urges Kosovo Serb Politician’s ‘Immediate’ Release

The Serbian government said that local politician Oliver Ivanovic, who has been in custody since January on suspicion of involvement in war crimes and murders in Kosovo, should be bailed.

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mladic-s-witnesses-deny-srebrenica-killings
25 Jul 14 Ratko Mladic’s Allies Deny Srebrenica Massacres

Former Bosnian Serb fighters testified in defence of their wartime commander Ratko Mladic that they were not involved in the mass killing of Bosniak civilians from Srebrenica in 1995.

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hadzic-denies-mass-expulsion-of-croats
24 Jul 14 Goran Hadzic Denies Mass Expulsion of Croats

Former Croatian Serb leader Hadzic told his war crimes trial that he was not responsible for the mass expulsion of Croats from Serb-dominated areas of Croatia during the 1990s war.

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trial-for-women-in-black-threaths-postponed
24 Jul 14 Serbian Policeman’s Peace Group Threat Trial Postponed

The trial of former Serbian police spokesperson Radomir Pocuca for threatening the female peace campaign group Women in Black with violence has been postponed for a second time.

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special-kosovo-court-fully-functional-in-2015
23 Jul 14 New Tribunal to Prosecute Kosovo Guerrillas in 2015

The new Netherlands-based special court will launch its first cases against former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters for the wartime killings, deportations and abductions of Serbs next year.

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hadzic-claims-serb-state-was-legitimate
22 Jul 14 Serbs in Croatia ‘Legitimately Wanted Own State’

Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic told his war crimes trial that Serbs in Croatia were justified in wanting an independent state like the Croats after Yugoslavia broke up.

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mladic-s-defence-denies-rapes-in-foca
21 Jul 14 Mladic’s Troops Deny Raping Bosniaks in Foca

Former Bosnian Serb Army troops testified at the trial of Ratko Mladic that volunteer fighters from Serbia and Montenegro were to blame for wartime crimes in the town of Foca.

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hadzic-denies-connections-with-arkan
17 Jul 14 Croatian Serb Leader Denies Links to Paramilitary Arkan

Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic told his war crimes trial that he didn’t work with notorious paramilitary boss Zeljko Raznatovic, alias ‘Arkan’, despite photo and video evidence.

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