28 Jun 17 Milosevic ‘Didn’t Command’ Serbs in Bosnia, Croatia

Former Serbian State Security chief Jovica Stanisic’s defence lawyer told the Hague war crimes court that Slobodan Milosevic had influence but not command over Serb leaders in Bosnia and Croatia.

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28 Jun 17 Serbia and Croatia Neglect World War II Memorials

World War II memorials in Serbia and Croatia are often neglected, some of them deliberately, according to new findings from the Centre for Holocaust Research and Education.

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28 Jun 17 Bosnian Serb Book Disputes Tuzla Massacre

Author Ilija Brankovic launched a new book in which he tries to dispute the Bosnian Serb Army’s responsibility for the deadly shelling of the Bosnian town of Tuzla in May 1995.

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27 Jun 17 Belgrade-Backed Paramilitaries Blamed for Ethnic Cleansing

At the retrial of former Serbian security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, a witness said Serb paramilitary groups like Arkan’s Tigers and the Red Berets carried out ethnic cleansing under Belgrade’s command.

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27 Jun 17 Bosnian Ex-Policeman Sues Serbia for Years in Custody

Ilija Jurisic, a former policeman from Tuzla in Bosnia, filed a suit against Serbia demanding compensation for the three-and-a-half years he spent in detention after his arrest on war crimes charges.

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23 Jun 17 Protesters Blockade Film About Serb-Albanian Relations

Protesters carrying Serbian flags and chanting anti-Albanian slogans prevented the showing of a film about Serb-Albanian relations in the city of Nis.

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23 Jun 17 Serb Woman’s Case Upsets Trump Immigration Policy

A US Supreme Court verdict in the case of a Bosnian Serb deported because of her husband’s role in the Bosnian war will make it harder for the Trump administration to remove immigrants’ citizenship.

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22 Jun 17 Serbian Official Blames Yugoslav Army for Croatia Crimes

Former Serbian security chief Jovica Stanisic’s lawyer told the Hague Tribunal that the Yugoslav People’s Army was responsible for crimes in the Serb-led Republic of Serbian Krajina wartime statelet in Croatia in 1991.

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22 Jun 17 Kosovo Landmine Victims Demand Serbia Pay Compensation

Kosovo’s Association of Mine-Injured Civilians asked Serbia to pay compensation to people injured in landmine blasts during and after the war, and called on the Pristina government to raise the issue in Brussels.

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21 Jun 17 Serbian Security Chiefs ‘Seen in Croatia Conflict Zone’

A former Yugoslav People’s Army colonel told the UN court in The Hague that he saw Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic in 1991 in the Knin area, where crimes against Croats were committed.

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21 Jun 17 Serbian ‘Red Berets’ Accused of Bosnia War Crimes

Belgrade’s Humanitarian Law Centre filed criminal complaints against three former fighters from the Serbian Red Berets unit, accusing them of committing war crimes in the Bosnian town of Doboj in 1992.

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20 Jun 17 Serbian Official Denies Key Role in Croatian War

The defence lawyer for former security official Franko Simatovic told the Hague Tribunal that a witness’s claim that the Serbian State Security Service was a protagonist in the Croatian war in 1991 was false.

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15 Jun 17 Serbian Security ‘Trained Serb Forces in Croatia’

The defence lawyer for former Serbian State Security Service chief Jovica Stanisic rejected a witness’s claim that he saw the defendant in Knin in Croatia in 1991 and that Belgrade trained local Serb forces in the area.

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15 Jun 17 War Crimes Defendants Unharmed by Hague Jail Fire

Detainees at the UN war crimes court for the former Yugoslavia were not harmed when a fire erupted in a psychiatric unit cell at the high-security jail in Scheveningen in the Netherlands, killing one prisoner.

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14 Jun 17 Stanisic and Simatovic ‘Controlled Ethnic Cleansing Units’

At the retrial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic in The Hague, prosecutors said they were superior officers to units that committed grave crimes in Bosnia and Croatia.

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