ivanovic-to-apear-before-kosovo-court-on-august-26
18 Aug 14 Kosovo Serb Leader Awaits War Crimes, Murder Trial

Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic will go on trial on August 26 for war crimes during the Kosovo conflict as well as committing murder during clashes that erupted afterwards.

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kosovo-indicts-serb-politician
13 Aug 14 Oliver Ivanovic Indicted For War Crimes in Kosovo

Kosovo Special Prosecutor on Monday issued an indictment against the prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic.

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12 Aug 14 Croatia Court Vetoes ‘Anti-Cyrillic’ Referendum

Court says referendum on minority rights - effectively centring on Serbian Cyrillic signs in Vukovar - may not take place as the proposed changes would undermine constitutionally guaranteed human rights.

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serbia-to-reconsider-rehabilitation-of-nazi-backed-ww2-leader
08 Aug 14 Serbia to Mull Rehabilitation of Nazi-Backed WWII Leader

Serbia’s high court was ordered to reconsider its decision to reject the rehabilitation of Milan Nedic, the controversial leader of a Nazi-backed puppet government during World War II.

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serbia-continues-search-for-kosovo-victims
07 Aug 14 Serbia Restarts Body Hunt at Kosovo Mass Grave

The authorities are restarting the search for the remains of Kosovo Albanian victims at a mass grave at the Rudnica quarry in southern Serbia, where 45 bodies have already been exhumed.

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06 Aug 14 100,000 Croatian Nationalists Join ‘Victory Day’ Party

Conservative campaigners and a freed war criminal joined celebrations in the village of Cavoglave on the anniversary of the Croatian Army’s victory over Serb forces in 1995’s Operation Storm.

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kosovo-victims-boycott-serbian-officers-trial
06 Aug 14 Kosovo Victims’ Families Boycott Serbian Officers’ Trial

Relatives of people killed in the village of Trnje in 1999 they would not participate in the murder trial of two Serbian officers because Kosovo lawyers representing them have been barred.

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serbian-army-general-under-investigation-for-kosovo-crimes
05 Aug 14 Serbia Investigates General Over Kosovo War Crimes

War crimes prosecutors are investigating retired Yugoslav Army general Dragan Zivanovic on suspicion that he did not prevent the murders of 118 ethnic Albanian civilians in Kosovo in 1999.

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serbia-mourns-victims-of-croatia-s-operation-storm
05 Aug 14 Serbia Mourns Victims of Croatia’s Operation Storm

As Zagreb prepared to celebrate the anniversary of the Croatian Army’s 1995 military operation as ‘Victory Day’, Belgrade officials commemorated Serbs who died during the fighting.

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croatian-leaders-booed-at-victory-day-ceremony
05 Aug 14 Croatian Leaders Booed at ‘Victory Day’ Ceremony

PM Zoran Milanovic and President Ivo Josipovic were heckled by war veterans at a ceremony to mark the 19th anniversary of the Croatian Army’s victorious Operation Storm against Serb forces.

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greece-arrests-croatian-serb-for-war-crimes
01 Aug 14 Greece Arrests Croatian Serb for War Crimes

Greek officers detained Serb former prison guard Djuka Bogunovic after Croatia issued a warrant for his arrest on war crimes charges, accusing him of torturing a policeman.

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kosovo-gains-solid-support-for-war-rape-petition
31 Jul 14 Kosovo Wins Public Support for War Rape Report

A total of 115,759 people in Kosovo have signed a petition urging the United Nations to produce a report about rapes committed during the late 1990s conflict.

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karadzic-asks-for-a-new-trial
31 Jul 14 Radovan Karadzic Demands New War Crimes Trial

Former Bosnian Serb political leader and war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic has asked the Hague Tribunal for a new trial, claiming unfair treatment and prosecution errors.

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brothers-bytyqi-family-calls-un-to-pressure-serbia
31 Jul 14 Murdered US Albanians’ Family Appeals to UN

The relatives of the three Bytyqi brothers, killed by Serbian forces after they fought for the Kosovo Liberation Army, urged the UN to pressurise Belgrade to prosecute their murderers.

 

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kosovo-war-veterans-angered-by-eu-report
30 Jul 14 War Veterans Condemn EU’s Kosovo Crimes Report

Kosovo’s War Veterans Association said that a new EU report stating that senior Kosovo Liberation Army officials will be prosecuted for crimes against humanity was “ridiculous”.

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