serbian-prosecution-to-investigate-army-of-sandzak
17 Sep 14 Sandzak’s Facebook ‘Army’ Causes Alarm in Serbia

Invitations to people on Facebook to join the so-called "Army of Sandzak" in a Bosniak-majority region of Serbia have prompted calls for prosecutors to investigate.

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16 Sep 14 BIRN Film Premieres in Kosovo’s Divided Mitrovica

The screening of BIRN’s road-movie documentary The Majority Starts Here in Mitrovica was followed by a debate examining how transitional justice can address the grievances of the wartime past.

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serbian-ex-policeman-skips-trial-to-join-ukraine-rebels
16 Sep 14 Serbian Ex-Policeman Skips Trial to Join Ukraine Rebels

Despite being on trial for threatening Serbian peace campaigners with violence, Belgrade’s former anti-terrorist police spokesman has gone to fight alongside pro-Russian forces in Ukraine.

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kosovo-albanian-prisoner-recalls-beating-by-kla-guerrillas
15 Sep 14 Kosovo Albanian Prisoner Recalls Beating by KLA

A witness told the trial of the Kosovo Liberation Army’s ‘Drenica Group’ cell, accused of assaulting prisoners during the 1998-99 war, that he was severely beaten by the defendants.

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serbia-repatriates-24-war-victims-bodies-to-kosovo
15 Sep 14 Serbia Repatriates 24 War Victims’ Bodies to Kosovo

The remains of the ethnic Albanians who were killed during the late 1990s war and buried in a mass grave near the Serbian town of Raska were sent back to Kosovo for identification.

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serbs-condemn-kosovo-monument-removal
12 Sep 14 Kosovo Memorial to Abducted Serbian Journalists Removed

A memorial to two Serbian journalists who disappeared after allegedly being abducted by the Kosovo Liberation Army during the war in 1998 has been removed for a third time.

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hadzic-didn-t-have-authority-over-serb-fighters
12 Sep 14 Wartime Croatian Serb Minister Denies Controlling Fighters

The unrecognised Serb government in Croatia had no authority over the military actions of the Yugoslav People’s Army and Territorial Defence fighters, a former minister told the trial of its leader Goran Hadzic.

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croatia-proposed-population-exchange-with-serbia-says-seselj
10 Sep 14 Croatia ‘Proposed Population Swap’ With Serbia, Says Seselj

Wartime Croatian President Franjo Tudjman, not Serbian politicians, proposed that the two republics exchange part of their populations, Serb nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj told the Hague Tribunal.

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seselj-claims-all-serb-units-acted-under-jna-command
09 Sep 14 Seselj Says Yugoslav Army Ran the War in Croatia

Nationalist politician Vojislav Seselj told the trial of former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic that the Yugoslav People’s Army was in charge of all Serb fighters during the conflict in Croatia.

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croatia-detains-serb-paramilitary-over-srebrenica-killings
09 Sep 14 Croatia Detains Serb Paramilitary Over Srebrenica Killings

A court in Osijek remanded a former member of the notorious Scorpions paramilitary unit in custody ahead of his trial for allegedly killing six civilians from Srebrenica during wartime.

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second-trial-for-crimes-in-ljubenic-starts-in-belgrade
09 Sep 14 Belgrade Prosecutes Serbian Fighters for Deadly Kosovo Attack

Three former Serbian fighters, including special police commander Vladan Krstovic, are accused of war crimes during an attack on the Kosovo village of Ljubenic that left 46 ethnic Albanians dead.

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goran-hadzic-advocated-for-peace
08 Sep 14 ‘Peace-Seeking’ Goran Hadzic ‘Spoke Up Against Nationalism’

Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic, on trial for trying to expel the non-Serb population from Croatia, was actually seeking a peaceful solution to the conflict, a former party colleague said.

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macedonian-collaborator-hunters-eye-serbian-secret-files
08 Sep 14 Macedonian Collaborator Hunters Eye Secret Serbian Files

Macedonia’s Lustration Commission, which investigates suspected collaborators with the former communist regime, now hopes to gain access to classified Yugoslav files stored in Serbia.

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kosovo-court-reopens-war-crime-case-against-limaj
08 Sep 14 Kosovo Politician Limaj Faces New War Crime Hearings

Kosovo’s appeals court has reopened the case against former guerrilla commander turned politician Fatmir Limaj and nine other ex-fighters accused of abusing prisoners at the wartime Klecka detention centre.

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nethelands-search-for-organ-trafficking-doctor
04 Sep 14 Dutch Hunt for Alleged Kosovo Organ Trafficking Doctor

Dutch police are seeking to arrest doctor Yusuf Sonmez, accused by EU prosecutors in Kosovo of organised crime and people trafficking from a Pristina clinic where organ-trading took place.

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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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