bosnia-raises-new-genocide-indictment
19 Sep 14 Bosnia Indicts Serb Policemen for Srebrenica Genocide

The Bosnian prosecution filed an indictment against former Bosnian Serb police officers Miodrag Josipovic and Branimir Tesic for assisting the genocide in Srebrenica in July 1995.

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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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04 Sep 14 Bosnia Arrests Two Srebrenica Genocide Suspects

The State Investigation and Protection Agency arrested former Serb policemen Miodrag Josipovic and Branimir Tesic on suspicion that they assisted the commission of genocide in July 1995.

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22 Aug 14 Bosnian Genocide Convicts Appeal ‘Unjust’ Sentences

Six Bosnian Serbs convicted of the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995 are appealing against their 20-year prison sentences, arguing that they are too harsh.

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20 Aug 14 Dutch Peacekeeper Recalls Srebrenica ‘White House’ Killings

Serb forces took civilians from Srebrenica to a ‘white house’ near a UN compound and killed some of them, according to a former Dutch peacekeeping officer tasked with protecting them.

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16 Jul 14 Netherlands Declared Liable for 300 Srebrenica Deaths

A Dutch court has ruled that the Netherlands was responsible for the deaths of more than 300 Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995 because its peacekeeping troops failed to protect them.

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15 Jul 14 Macedonia’s Bosniaks March to Commemorate Srebrenica

Macedonian Bosniaks, including some whose relatives died in the 1992-95 war, held a peace march in Skopje to mark the 19th anniversary of the worst atrocity in post-WWII Europe.

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11 Jul 14 Serbian Activists Honour Srebrenica Massacre Victims

Amid heavy police presence, and despite threats, Serbian anti-war activists, led by the NGO Women in Black, honoured Bosniak victims of the 1995 slaughter in Srebrenica.

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11 Jul 14 Srebrenica Marks Genocide Anniversary with Mass Burial

Mourners gathered to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacres with a ceremony at which the bodies of 175 victims who were identified over the past year were buried.

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08 Jul 14 Thousands Join Bosnian Peace March to Srebrenica

More than 5,000 people have joined a 110-kilometre-long march from the Bosnian village of Nezuk to Srebrenica to commemorate the anniversary of the massacres 19 years ago.

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24 Jun 14 Bosnian Serb Policeman ‘Shocked by Srebrenica Corpses’

A witness told the genocide trial of former Bosnian Serb police chief Goran Saric that he saw a truck full of bodies close to where 1,000 Bosniaks from Srebrenica were murdered.

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19 Jun 14 Bosnian Serb Policeman Jailed for Srebrenica Genocide

Former special policeman Zeljko Ivanovic, who guarded a warehouse where Bosniaks were massacred, was given the maximum sentence of 20 years for assisting the Srebrenica genocide.

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bosnia-cuts-srebrenica-genocide-convicts-sentences
12 Jun 14 Bosnia Cuts Srebrenica Genocide Convicts’ Sentences

Five former Bosnian Serb policemen were given reduced sentences of 20 years each for aiding genocide in Srebrenica following a retrial after their previous convictions were annulled.

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19 May 14 Bosnian Court Frees Srebrenica Genocide Convict

The state court ordered the release of former Bosnian Serb special policeman Zeljko Ivanovic, jailed for assisting the Srebrenica genocide, because the wrong criminal code was used at his trial.

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08 Apr 14 Bosnian Serb Witness Recalls Women and Children Bussed from Srebrenica

A Bosnian Serb prosecution witness recalled on Monday seeing women and children bussed from the Srebrenica area in July 1995 as he testified in the trial of ex-police chief Goran Saric, who is charged in connection with genocide there.

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Background

Profile

Karadzic: War Criminal or Poet?

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.  

Analysis

Srebrenica: Genocide Reconstructed

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.

Timeline

War in Bosnia

Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.

Analysis

Ratko Mladic: The Force Behind the Srebrenica Killings

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.

Report

The Indictment Against Ratko Mladic

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.

Profile

Ratko Mladic: From Promising Officer to Bloodstained Warlord

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.

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