The supreme court in Bosnia’s Serb-led entity Republika Srpska has quashed the acquittal of two former Bosnian Army servicemen over the murder of a Serb villager near Srebrenica in 1992.>>>
Former policeman Zeljko Ivanovic’s jail sentence was raised to 24 years by the Sarajevo appeals court, which ruled that he aided the Srebrenica genocide by assisting in the murders of 1,000 Bosniaks.>>>
Former Bosnian Serb officer Momir Pelemis was acquitted on appeal of involvement in the murders of at least 1,000 Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995.>>>
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said he was “begging” on his knees for forgiveness for crimes committed by Serb forces in Bosnia during the 1990s conflict.>>>
EU Delegation and the US embassy to Bosnia called on the Serbian Orthodox Church to stop further construction of a church near the Srebrenica memorial to Bosniak war victims, calling it a provocation.>>>
At the trial for the genocide in Srebrenica, a prosecution witness said the defendant did not refer to the execution of people at the Petkovci dam in July 1995, having claimed the opposite during the investigation.>>>
A group of academics have published a book demandingthe revision of an International Court of Justice verdict that cleared Serbia and Montenegro of genocide in Bosnia.>>>
Between 300 and 500 genocide victims from Srebrenica will be buried at the nearby Potocari Memorial on this year's anniversary of the massacres by Bosnian Serb forces.>>>
At the trial of two Bosnian Serb officers accused of participating in the 1995 Srebrenica massacres, a villager testified about the killings of prisoners near his house.>>>
The witness at the trial of two Bosnian Serb officers accused of killing 1,000 detainees from Srebrenica in 1995 said he heard “intense shooting” coming from a school.>>>
A Bosnian Serb fighter accused of helping to kill more than 1,000 prisoners from Srebrenica in a warehouse in 1995 has gone on trial again.>>>
The top international official in Bosnia, Valentin Inzko, said the town needed investment as well as reconciliation to recover from its wartime tragedies.>>>
At the trial of two Bosnian Serb fighters over mass killings in 1995, a fellow serviceman testified that he saw blood and a body on a village street.>>>
The World Bosniak Forum has asked the UN secretary general to commemorate the wartime massacres by declaring July 11 International Srebrenica Genocide Remembrance Day.>>>
For the first time, Belgrade will pay compensation to a Bosniak who was held in a Serbian prison camp after fleeing from the fall of Srebrenica in 1995.>>>
To the media in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ICTY, for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, was a true sensation, and one to be exploited day after day.
In July 1995 Srebrenica was shelled and occupied by the Army of Republic of Srpska,VRS, despite being declared a protected area by the United Nations. More than 7,000 people were killed, the victims of genocide.
Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.
The Bosnian Serb commander’s role in the genocide committed in Srebrenica is described in detail in many indictments and verdicts pronounced before local and international judicial institutions.
Indictments in 1995 and 2000, further amended in 2002 and 2010, charge the former commander of the Republika Srpska Army with genocide and other crimes.
When Mladic ordered his army to bomb the people of Sarajevo until they ‘go insane’, he revealed the murderous intentions that would culminate in the Srebrenica massacre.