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27 Aug 15 Serbian War Criminal Sainovic Returns to Belgrade

The former deputy prime minister of Yugoslavia, Nikola Sainovic, convicted of war crimes in the Kosovo conflict, was released and returned home after serving two-thirds of his 18-year prison sentence.

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25 Aug 15 Bosnian Police Chief Blamed for Vucic Attack Exonerated

A parliamentary committee has refused to sack a Bosnian police chief following accusations that he was to blame for the attack on the Serbian PM at the Srebrenica commemorations.

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19 Aug 15 BIRN Film on Kosovo Makes Debut in Sarajevo

BIRN documentary on some of the most brutal crimes of the Kosovo war had its international premiere at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival.

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17 Aug 15 BIRN’s War Movie Premieres at Sarajevo Film Festival

BIRN’s latest feature-length documentary ‘The Unidentified’, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, will be screened at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival.

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14 Aug 15 BIRN War Film Packs Kosovo’s DokuFest

BIRN’s latest documentary ‘The Unidentified’, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, packed cinemas at Kosovo film festival DokuFest.

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14 Aug 15 Kosovo Serbs Rally for Jailed Politician Ivanovic

Around 1,000 people protested in front of the Basic Court in Mitrovica, demanding the release of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, who is on trial for war crimes.

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13 Aug 15 Kosovo Serb Teenagers’ Killings Commemorated

Twelve years after two Serb teenagers were shot dead and several others wounded in the Kosovo village of Gorazdevac, their families called on the authorities to finally prosecute the killers.

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12 Aug 15 Belgrade Urges Hunger-Striking Kosovo Serb Leader’s Release

The Serbian government called on the EU to intervene after Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic, who is on trial for war crimes, was remanded in custody again.

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11 Aug 15 Kosovo Opposition Challenges War Crimes Court Vote

Three opposition parties asked the constitutional court to rule that constitutional changes allowing the establishment of a new war crimes court to try Kosovo Liberation Army ex-guerrillas should be annulled.

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10 Aug 15 Protesters Demand Kosovo Serb Politician Ivanovic’s Release

A group of Kosovo Serbs protested in front of the EU rule-of-law mission’s offices in Pristina, demanding politician Oliver Ivanovic’s release pending the outcome of his war crimes trial.

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10 Aug 15 Serbia PM’s Balkan Remembrance Day Plan Rejected

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic’s proposal to establish a regional Remembrance Day to pay tribute to all the victims of the 1990s wars was instantly rejected by Croatia and Kosovo.

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10 Aug 15 Kosovo Film Festival Presents BIRN’s War Crimes Movie

BIRN’s latest feature-length documentary ‘The Unidentified’, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, will be screened at this year’s DokuFest in Prizren.

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07 Aug 15 Serbia, Croatia in Diplomatic Row Over Operation Storm

Belgrade and Zagreb exchanged diplomatic protest notes, accusing each other of hate speech and ethnic intolerance during this week’s 20th anniversary of the Croatian military’s Operation Storm.

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06 Aug 15 Croats Chant Anti-Serb Slogans at Nationalist Concert

Some 80,000 people watched nationalist singer Marko Perkovic Thompson celebrate the 20th anniversary of Croatia’s victorious Operation Storm, many chanting “Kill a Serb” and fascist slogans from WWII.

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05 Aug 15 Thousands Join Croatian Victory Celebrations in Knin

Thousands of people celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Croatian military’s victorious Operation Storm in Knin - the first town seized back from rebel Serbs during the offensive in August 1995.

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