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11 Feb 16 Serbia Asks Nigeria to Grill Organ Trade Witness

Serbia's war crimes prosecution has asked Nigeria to quizz a senior doctor who has accused a state governor and Kosovo’s foreign minister Hashim Thaci of trafficking in human organs.

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11 Feb 16 Serbia Condemns Hague Pressure to Arrest Radicals

Justice Minister pledges to send a protest to the Hague-based war crimes court after the ICTY slammed Belgrade for not arresting three Radical Party members.

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10 Feb 16 UN Court Presses Serbia to Arrest Radicals

The Hague Tribunal accused Belgrade of failing to cooperate because it hasn’t arrested three officials from the Serbian Radical Party suspected of threatening witnesses at their leader Vojislav Seselj’s trial.

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09 Feb 16 Nazi-Allied Serbian Leader ‘Can’t Be Rehabilitated’

The author of a book on wartime Nazi collaborators said that a bid to clear the name of WWII-era Serbian puppet government leader Milan Nedic was likely to end in failure.

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08 Feb 16 Nazi-Backed Leader Milan Nedic ‘Helped Serbs’

A witness at a rehabilitation hearing for Milan Nedic argued that the Nazi-backed WWII-era puppet government leader helped many Serbs survive the German occupation of the region.

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05 Feb 16 Euro MPs Criticise Serbia’s Welcome for War Criminal

A European Parliament resolution criticised Serbia for staging an official welcomes for a released war criminals and urged Belgrade to do more to find missing persons from the 1990s conflicts.

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04 Feb 16 Serbia Jails Bosnian Serb Soldier for Srebrenica Massacre

Bosnian Serb ex-soldier Brano Gojkovic was jailed for ten years after making a plea bargain with the Serbian prosecution, admitting he took part in executing 800 Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995.

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04 Feb 16 Serbia to Adopt War Crimes Strategy by July

The Serbian justice ministry has finalised its first war crimes strategy, expected to be adopted in the first half of 2016, promising to punish perpetrators while improving witness protection and transparency.

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03 Feb 16 Kosovo Asks Serbia to Open Military Archives

The Kosovo government commission on missing persons called on Belgrade to open Serbia’s military and police archives in order to help find the locations of wartime mass graves.

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03 Feb 16 Belgrade Protesters Rally for Srebrenica Case Activist

Protesters rallied outside the magistrates court in Belgrade before rights activist Anita Mitic’s hearing for allegedly breaking Serbian law by holding a commemoration of the Srebrenica massacres last year.

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02 Feb 16 Hague Prosecutors Dispute Mladic Expert’s Srebrenica Testimony

At the trial of Ratko Mladic, prosecutors tried to undermine claims by an expert witness who testified that thousands of Bosniaks were killed in fighting while escaping from Srebrenica, not in massacres.

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29 Jan 16 Kosovo Serbs Rally for Jailed Politician Ivanovic

Several hundred Serbs took to the streets of the Kosovo town of Mitrovica to support politician Oliver Ivanovic, who was jailed for ordering the murder of ethnic Albanians in April 1999.

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28 Jan 16 Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic Back Behind Bars

Kosovo Serb political party chief Ivanovic, who was under house arrest pending his appeal against his recent war crimes conviction for ordering ethnic Albanians’ murders, was ordered back into custody.

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27 Jan 16 Belgrade Honours Bravery of Serb Who Saved Bosniak

Twenty-three years after death of Srdjan Aleksic, a Bosnian Serb who died saving his Bosniak friend’s life during wartime in 1993, Belgrade officials unveiled a sign dedicating a city street to him.

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27 Jan 16 Balkan States ‘Face Persistent Human Rights Problems’

Inadequate war crimes prosecutions, discrimination against minorities and poor protection of refugees were persistent problems in the Balkans in 2015, said a report by Human Rights Watch.

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