eulex-indicts-two-people-related-to-war-crime-case
24 Apr 14 Two Indicted Over Kosovo War Case Secrecy Breach

The EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo has indicted two suspects who allegedly violated secrecy rules in the ‘Drenica Group’ case against wartime guerrillas accused of abusing civilian prisoners.

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kosovo-mps-approve-set-up-of-war-crime-tribunal
23 Apr 14 Kosovo MPs Approve New War Crimes Court

After a heated debate, Kosovo lawmakers voted for the establishment of a new special court to probe war crimes and organ-trafficking allegedly committed by Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas.

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serbia-re-examines-potential-kosovo-mass-grave-1
23 Apr 14 Serbia Probes Suspected Kosovo Mass Grave

The Serbian authorities restarted a forensic search near the southern town of Raska where two bodies of ethnic Albanians killed by Serbian forces in the Kosovo war have already been found.

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kosovo-urged-to-approve-war-crime-tribunal
22 Apr 14 Kosovo Extends EU Rule-of-Law Mission Mandate

The government agreed to extend the mandate of the EU mission and its task force which investigates allegations of wartime organ-harvesting, illegal detentions, killings and torture.

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journalists-call-for-a-new-probe-in-rts-bombing
22 Apr 14 Serbia Urged to Probe NATO Bombing of State TV

The Journalists’ Association of Serbia called on the authorities to reveal secret documents about the NATO bombing of the public broadcaster in 1999, when 16 people were killed.

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kosovo-minister-urges-destruction-of-serb-orthodox-church
22 Apr 14 Kosovo to Demolish Disputed Milosevic-Era Church

Kosovo's Minister of Environment, Dardan Gashi, says Serbian church built in Pristina in the 1990s had no planning permit and must be pulled down.

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belgrade-hosts-communist-crime-exibition
21 Apr 14 Belgrade Exhibition Exposes Yugoslav Communist Crimes

The exhibition entitled ‘In the Name of the People’, which documents the crimes committed by the Yugoslav regime from 1944 until 1953, has attracted protests by Communist activists.

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kosovo-serbs-petition-for-ivanovic-s-release
17 Apr 14 Belgrade Campaigns for Kosovo Serb Politician’s Release

The Serbian government and the political party of detained Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic, who is accused of war crimes, have launched a petition demanding his release.

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kosovo-and-albania-mark-anniversary-of-1999-exodus
16 Apr 14 Kosovo and Albania Mark Anniversary of 1999 Exodus

Pristina and Tirana commemorated the 15th anniversary of the Kosovo exodus when thousands of ethnic Albanians fled their homes seeking refuge from the conflict with Serbian forces.

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kosovo-serb-arrest-linked-to-kosovo-war-aftermath
16 Apr 14 Kosovo Serb Arrested for Post-War Murder

The EU rule-of-law mission has arrested a Serb for an alleged murder linked to violent unrest that rocked northern Kosovo in 2000 after the war with Belgrade’s forces ended.

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eu-resolving-murder-of-djindjic-not-a-direct-condition
16 Apr 14 Serbia’s EU Progress ‘Not Dependent on Djindjic Case’

Revealing the background to PM Zoran Djindjic’s murder would help Serbia’s progress towards membership but is not a direct condition for successful negotiations, the European Commission told BIRN.

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serbia-rehabilitates-queen-maria
15 Apr 14 Serbia Rehabilitates Queen Maria of Yugoslavia

A Belgrade court rehabilitated former queen Maria Karadjordjevic, ruling that she was illegally stripped of her property and citizenship by the communist authorities in 1947.

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romeo-and-juliet-connects-belgrade-and-pristina
14 Apr 14 ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Connects Belgrade and Pristina

Actors from Serbia and Kosovo have joined forces to stage a joint production of the Shakespeare play in a bid to promote mutual understanding and connections.

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kosovo-asks-eu-for-war-crime-tribunal
14 Apr 14 Kosovo Asks EU to Set Up New Tribunal

President Atifete Jahjaga said she would ask the EU to set up a special court outside Kosovo to deal with war crimes committed in the 1990s, having secured all-party consent.

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hrw-backs-new-kosovo-war-crimes-tribunal
11 Apr 14 HRW Backs New Kosovo War Crimes Tribunal

Kosovo’s parliament should approve the establishment of a special court, located abroad, to try alleged war crimes and other grave crimes left over from the Kosovo conflict, Human Rights Watch has urged.

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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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