A video of a Serb journalist interviewing a Bosniak in Srebrenica in July 1995 has gone viral in Bosnia, with the reporter, Slobodan Vaskovic, facing serious criticism.
Two Bosnian NGOs are determined to file a lawsuit against former Hague Tribunal chief prosecutor Carla Del Ponte over the destruction of evidence at the court.
A former commander of UN forces in Sarajevo testifies at the trial of Radovan Karadzic and says that UNPROFOR was not able to see what was happening in Srebrenica for days after the Serb forces had occupied the enclave.
Bosnian forensic experts have begun exhuming a mass grave in the east of the country believed to hide the remains of Bosniak civilians killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, an official said Tuesday.
Bosnian police on Monday arrested Dragan Crnogorac, who is suspected by the state prosecution of murders committed in Srebrenica in July 1995.
Following the adoption earlier this year of a resolution condemning the crimes committed in Srebrenica in 1995, the Serbian parliament has now passed a declaration condemning crimes committed against Serbs.
The remains of 54 Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre have been exhumed from a waste dump in Bosnia.
Radislav Krstic, the former Bosnian Serb army general who became the first person to be jailed in connection with the 1995 Srebrenica genocide, has won his bid to have his UK high-security jail status quashed.
Four former members of the Republika Srpska Army, VRS, are facing genocide charges in connection with the massacre of more than 800 men and boys at Srebrenica, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina has confirmed.
Allegations of genocide against former Serbian military officers filed by the Humanitarian Law Centre in Belgrade have been received by Serbian war crimes prosecutors.
International organizations in Bosnia have strongly condemned top Bosnian Serb officials for denying genocide in Srebrenica and glorifying convicted war criminals, describing such actions as “unacceptable in a democratic society”.
Marko Boskic, a former member of the 10th Reconnaissance Squad of the Republika Srpska Army, VRS, was sentenced to ten years in prison by a first instance verdict for participating in the murder of several hundred men from Srebrenica in July 1995.
Milorad Dodik, the leader of Bosnia’s Serb dominated part, said Monday that the July 1995 massacre of over 8,000 Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) men and boys by Serb troops was not a genocide, slamming foreign officials who attended the commemoration of the crime a day earlier.
Nearly 60,000 people gathered in Potocari near Srebrenica on Sunday to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the massacre in the eastern Bosnian town and bury 775 victims whose remains had been exhumed from numerous mass graves found in the area.
FIFA declined a request from a group of nongovernmental organisations to hold a minute’s silence on July 11 and leave 8,372 seats empty at the stadium where the last World Cup match will be held as a sign of respect for the victims of Srebrenica.
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.