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23 Oct 14 Serbia Orders Arrest of Ex-Policeman Fighting in Ukraine

Former Serbian anti-terrorist police spokesperson Radomir Pocuca, on trial for threatening peace campaigners, faces arrest for not appearing in court after he joined pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine.

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20 Oct 14 Croatian Serb Official Demands Jail Transfer from Estonia

Former Croatian Serb minister Milan Martic, who is serving a 35-year sentence for war crimes, wants to be moved from Estonia, where he claims that prison conditions are poor.

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14 Oct 14 Mladic Denies Role in Serb Soldiers’ Mystery Killings

Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic said he was not involved in the unsolved murders of two soldiers at a Belgrade barracks in 2004, as their families have alleged.

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14 Oct 14 UN War Crimes Court to Close in 2017

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia will completely shut down in 2017 after delivering its last war crimes ruling, said the court’s president Theodor Meron.

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mortal-remains-from-rudnica-mass-grave-transferred-to-kosovo
13 Oct 14 Serbia Sends 12 War Victims’ Remains to Kosovo

The remains of the 12 ethnic Albanians killed by Belgrade’s forces during the late 1990s war and buried in a mass grave near the Serbian town of Raska were repatriated to Kosovo.

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13 Oct 14 Islamist Graffiti at Kosovo Serb Monastery Sparks Anger

Politicians in Pristina and Belgrade condemned the spraypainting of Islamic State and Kosovo Liberation Army graffiti on the medieval Serbian Orthodox monastery of Visoki Decani.

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serbia-probes-top-policemen-over-embassy-attacks
10 Oct 14 Serbia Probes Top Policemen Over Embassy Attacks

Four senior Serbian police officers are under investigation for alleged security lapses that led to attacks on the US and German embassies in Belgrade in 2008, media reported.

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investigation-fails-to-uncover-mass-grave-in-kosovo-1
09 Oct 14 ‘No Bodies Found’ in Kosovo Mass Grave Search

A Kosovo official said no bodies were found near the town of Gjakove/Djakovica, where it was suspected that Serb prisoners killed by guerrillas during the 1990s war could be buried.

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eu-report-highlights-balkans-problematic-war-crimes-prosecution
09 Oct 14 EU Raps Balkans Over War Crimes Prosecutions

The latest EU progress report said that Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia are still making unacceptably slow progress in prosecuting war crimes.

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07 Oct 14 Serbia Promises Hunger-Striking War Veterans Benefits

Dozens of war veterans ended their hunger strike after the Serbian government announced that it would adopt a new law which will secure their welfare benefits.

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kosovo-probes-suspected-mass-grave
06 Oct 14 Kosovo to Probe Suspected Mass Grave of Serbs

The authorities will investigate the suspected mass grave near the town of Djakovica in Kosovo where Serbs killed by guerrillas during the late 1990s war could be buried.

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06 Oct 14 Serbia Urged to Solve ‘Mladic Hideout’ Deaths Mystery

Families of two soldiers killed ten years ago at a Belgrade barracks, allegedly because they saw war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic hiding there, urged Serbia to finally prosecute the murderers.

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06 Oct 14 Serb Military Police ‘Shot Captive Croatian Soldier’

A witness said he saw the military policemen shoot the captive while Serb forces were retreating from the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm offensive in the Banovina area in August 1995.

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01 Oct 14 Kosovo Political Crisis Delays New War Crimes Court

While Kosovo remains without a government, the new special court to try Kosovo Liberation Army war crimes suspects cannot start work as planned in January, BIRN has learned.

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01 Oct 14 Yugoslav General Sparks Vukovar War Crimes Controversy

Croatian wartime officials accused former Yugoslav general Andrija Raseta of responsibility for atrocities in Vukovar in 1991 after he gave a controversial interview blaming Serb paramilitaries.

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