17 Apr 15 Thousands Join Kosovo Massacre Reburial Ceremony

The remains of 21 Kosovo Albanians killed by Belgrade’s forces in 1999 and then found hidden in a mass grave in Serbia were reburied in the village of Cikatove e Vjeter.

Full Article
17 Apr 15 US Warns Kosovo: Approve New War Court Quickly

The US ambassador to Pristina said Washington wouldn’t continue blocking Russia’s attempts to set up a Kosovo war crimes tribunal if Kosovo’s parliament doesn’t approve a new EU-backed court soon.

Full Article
16 Apr 15 Kosovo’s Thaci Given Serbia Arrest Warning

Kosovo foreign minister Hashim Thaci could attend an NGO conference in Belgrade later this month although a warrant for his arrest for alleged war crimes is still active in Serbia.

Full Article
16 Apr 15 Murdered US Albanians’ Brother Warns Serbian PM

The brother of three Albanian-Americans killed in Kosovo just after the war urged the Serbian prime minister to make progress to resolve the murder before his planned visit to the US.

Full Article
16 Apr 15 Freed Croatian Serb Leader Hadzic Arrives in Serbia

War crimes defendant Goran Hadzic arrived in the Serbian capital after being temporarily released by the UN court in The Hague for cancer treatment.

Full Article
15 Apr 15 Kosovo Cuts Serb Policeman’s War Crime Sentence

The appeals court in Pristina reduced former reservist policeman Ivan Radivojevic’s sentence from eight to six years in prison for beating up Kosovo Albanian civilians who were fleeing the 1990s conflict.

Full Article
15 Apr 15 Return to Detention ‘Could Kill Seselj’, Doctors Claim

War crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj’s life would be in danger if he is sent back to the Hague Tribunal’s detention centre because he would refuse cancer treatment there, his doctors said.

Full Article
15 Apr 15 Kosovo Announces New Mass Grave Searches

Kosovo’s government commission on missing persons announced that there will be searches at 20 new locations where there are suspected to be mass graves from the late 1990s war.

Full Article
14 Apr 15 Hague Prosecution Urges Seselj’s Immediate Return to Custody

The prosecution wants swift enforcement of the decision to return war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj to detention for breaching the terms of his temporary release for medical treatment.

Full Article
13 Apr 15 Ailing Croatian Serb Leader Hadzic Temporarily Freed

The UN-backed war crimes court in The Hague has granted Croatian Serb wartime leader Goran Hadzic, who has cancer, immediate temporary release for treatment in Serbia.

Full Article
13 Apr 15 Bosnia Charges Ten Serb Soldiers Over Strpci Massacre

Ten former Bosnian Serb Army troops were indicted for allegedly abducting 20 people from a train travelling from Belgrade to Bar in February 1993 and killing them.

Full Article
08 Apr 15 Belgrade Again Promises Nazi Death Camp Memorial

Seventy years after the end of World War II, the Belgrade city authorities have repeated promises that a memorial at the largest Nazi concentration camp in the region will be built next year.

Full Article
07 Apr 15 Serb Fighter’s Acquittal for Croatia Killings Criticised

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre condemned the acquittal of Zarko Cubrilo, who was cleared of killing 11 civilians in the eastern Croatian village of Tenja during the war in 1991.

Full Article
06 Apr 15 Serb Fighter Acquitted of Killing Croatian Villagers

Zarko Cubrilo, a former member of the Serb territorial defence force in the eastern Croatian village of Tenja, was found not guilty of killing 11 civilians during the war in 1991.

Full Article
03 Apr 15 Kosovo Parties Back Genocide Suit Against Serbia

Kosovo's main parties are backing a proposed parliamentary resolution to launch a genocide law suit against Serbia, but insist it will not damage ongoing talks between Pristina and Belgrade.

Full Article

Daily Newsletter

* indicates required
Balkan Transitional Justice Daily
Email Format