serbia-will-not-open-chapter-23-in-june-06-27-2016
27 Jun 16 Croatia, Britain, Stop Serbia Opening Chapter

Serbia will not be able to open Chapter 23 in its EU membership talks, as it had hoped to do, following objections from Croatia and Britain.

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serbia-lacks-political-support-for-establishing-transitional-justice-progress-hlc-says-06-22-2016
22 Jun 16 Serbia Making no Progress on Transitional Justice, Report

There has been no significant progress in establishing transitional justice processes in Serbia, due to slow and inefficient war-crime trials and a lack of political will, a Humanitarian Law Centre report says.

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serbian-pm-and-croatian-president-signed-declaration-on-improving-relationship-06-20-2016
20 Jun 16 Serbian, Croatian Leaders Sign up to Closer Ties

Serbian Prime Minister-designate Aleksandar Vucic and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic have signed an agreement on enhancing the relationship between the two countries.

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questioning-of-milosevic-s-arrest-serves-vucic-for-opposition-defamations-06-15-2016
17 Jun 16 Serbia PM Using Milosevic Probe as Distraction, Critics Say

As Aleksandar Vucic weighs an investigation into the possibly illegality of the arrest, critics say the PM is trying to distract the public from domestic crises.

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fugative-general-trial-postponed-indefinately-06-14-2016
15 Jun 16 Serbia Delays Djukic Trial in Row Over Documents

The trial in Belgrade of Novak Djukic - convicted earlier in Sarajevo of ordering a deadly artillery strike on Tuzla in Bosnia - is on hold after the Bosnian court failed to provide Serbia with the requested case material.

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ngo-s-called-serbian-pm-s-to-adopt-srebrenica-genocide-declaration-06-10-2016
10 Jun 16 Serbian MPs Urged to Make Srebrenica Genocide Declaration

Serbian human rights NGOs called on MPs to adopt a parliamentary resolution unequivocally condemning the massacres of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in July 1995 as genocide.

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un-slams-serbia-for-not-cooperating-with-the-hague-06-09-2016
09 Jun 16 UN Court Accuses Serbia of Non-Cooperation

The UN war crimes court accused Serbia of violating cooperation agreements and undermining justice efforts by not arresting three Serbian Radical Party members accused of interfering with witnesses.

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serbian-ex-security-chief-again-dodged-journalist-murder-trial-06-08-2016
08 Jun 16 Serbian Ex-Security Chief Misses Murder Trial Again

Former state security official Franko Simatovic, who could reveal the secret service’s role in the 1999 murder of opposition journalist Slavko Curuvija, again failed to appear as a witness in court.

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03 Jun 16 BIRN’s Kosovo War Film Screened in Pristina

BIRN’s award-winning documentary The Unidentified, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, was shown in Pristina for a second time.

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fugitive-bosnian-serb-general-s-trial-delayed-06-01-2016
01 Jun 16 Fugitive Bosnian Serb General’s Trial Delayed in Serbia

The Belgrade trial of Novak Djukic, already convicted in Sarajevo of ordering a deadly artillery strike on the town of Tuzla, was delayed until further notice because court transcripts haven’t arrived.

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democratic-party-it-is-not-up-to-vucic-to-raise-the-monument-to-prime-minister-djindjic--05-30-2016
30 May 16 Serbian Parties Row Over Monument to Djindjic

Members of the Democratic Party have denounced the Serbian Prime Minister's plan to erect a monument to the former Prime Minister assassinated in 2003.

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complaint-filed-against-ex-bosnian-serb-official-for-bosnian-war-crimes-05-30-2016
30 May 16 Bosnian Serb Ex-Official Accused of War Crimes

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre and a Bosnian war victims’ association filed a complaint against a former Bosnian Serb official, accusing him of responsibility for murders, looting and illegal detentions.

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26 May 16 Kosovo Families Accuse Serbian Army Chief of Massacre

Families of victims from the village of Rezala accuse Serbian army chief Ljubisa Dikovic of killing 41 villagers during the war of the 1990s – and demand that Kosovo’s judicial organs investigate.

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stanisic-and-simatovic-trial-to-start-in-2017-05-24-2016
24 May 16 Serbian Security Officials Face 2017 Hague Retrial

The retrial of former Serbian state security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, who are accused of war crimes in Bosnia and Croatia, will start at the Hague Tribunal next year.

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nazi-backed-leader-milan-nedic-did-not-killed-jews--05-23-2016
23 May 16 Serbia’s Nazi-Backed Leader ‘Did Not Kill Jews’

A historian who testified at a rehabilitation hearing for Milan Nedic argued that the Nazi-backed WWII-era puppet government leader was not directly involved in killing Jews.

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