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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war-over-squares-continues-in-mitrovica
17 Jul 14 Demolition Threat Alarms North Kosovo Serbs

Kosovo minister's threat to send in bulldozers in to demolish newly erected monuments by both Albanians and Serbs in the divided town of Mitrovica has upset local Serbs.

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seven-months-delay-in-lovas-trial
17 Jul 14 Serb Fighters Await Retrial for Croatia Village Killings

Despite being initially scheduled for February, the retrial of 13 Serb fighters for murdering dozens of civilians in the Croatian village of Lovas in 1991 will only start in September.

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jna-responsible-for-vukovar-hadzic-says
16 Jul 14 Yugoslav Army Responsible for Vukovar Crimes, Says Hadzic

The Yugoslav People’s Army was responsible for war crimes around the Croatian town of Vukovar in 1991, former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic told his trial at the Hague Tribunal.

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kosovo-believes-several-albanians-were-reburried-in-raska
16 Jul 14 Kosovo Village Searched For Remains of War Dead

Forensic experts are hunting for evidence at a grave site in the Kosovo village of Rezalle, where 42 Albanians were allegedly killed by Serbian forces in April 1999.

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prosecution-no-grounds-for-seselj-s-compensation
15 Jul 14 Hague Prosecution Rejects Vojislav Seselj Cash Demand

The prosecution asked the Hague Tribunal to dismiss Serbian Radical Party leader Seselj’s request for 12 million euro in compensation because he has been in custody for 11 years.

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case-against-sima-s-chetnicks-sent-for-retrial
15 Jul 14 Serbia Sends ‘Sima’s Chetniks’ Paramilitaries for Retrial

Six former members of the paramilitary group Sima’s Chetniks, previously convicted of killing 28 civilians including children during the Bosnian war, were sent for retrial.

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kosovo-to-petition-un-on-war-rapes
14 Jul 14 Kosovo Petitions UN to Investigate Wartime Rapes

The Kosovo authorities and rights campaigners launched a national petition urging the United Nations to produce a report about rapes committed during the late 1990s conflict.

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serbia-spents-less-than-million-for-hague-genocide-lawsuit
14 Jul 14 Serbia Spends €800,000 on Croatia Genocide Suit

Serbia has spent over 800,000 euro so far on the country’s genocide lawsuit against Croatia at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, BIRN can reveal.

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serbian-court-upheld-aquital-verdict-for-bosnia-war-crimes
14 Jul 14 Serbia Upholds Bosniak Soldier’s Prison Camp Acquittal

The Serbian appeals court upheld the acquittal of ex-fighter Samir Hondo, clearing him of torturing and abusing Serb civilians in the Celebici detention camp in Bosnia in 1992.

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serbian-activist-mark-srebrenica-anniversary
11 Jul 14 Serbian Activists Honour Srebrenica Massacre Victims

Amid heavy police presence, and despite threats, Serbian anti-war activists, led by the NGO Women in Black, honoured Bosniak victims of the 1995 slaughter in Srebrenica.

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Timeline – Cuska Case

Timeline of events in the case against 13 former Serb fighters charged with committing war crimes in the villages of Cuska, Zahac, Ljubenic and Pavlac in Kosovo in 1999.

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Key dates and events in transitional justice in Serbia.

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