The State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina has found Radomir Vukovic and Zoran Tomic guilty of helping to commit genocide in Srebrenica in July 1995, and sentenced them to 31 years in prison each.>>>
A civil society organisation from Republika Srpska has condemned the Bosnian Serb government's decision to order another commission to investigate the facts surrounding the July 1995 mass killings in Srebrenica.>>>
The international community's top representative in Bosnia, Valentin Inzko, sharply criticized Bosnian Serb leadership for questioning the massacre of some 8,000 Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) men and boys from Srebrenica in the final days of the country's 1992-95 war.>>>
The government of Bosnia's Serb dominated entity Republika Srpska wants a 2004 report about the massacres in Srebrenica to be reviewed, claiming that it was completed under pressure.>>>
An international human rights group filed a criminal complaint Monday against a Swiss newspaper, accusing it of denying genocide committed by Bosnian Serb forces against Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims) in Srebrenica in 1995.>>>
Milorad Dodik, the prime minister of Republika Srpska, RS, has asked for an investigation to establish the number of victims of the Srebrenica massacre.>>>
The House of Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina yesterday rejected a resolution condemning the crimes committed in Srebrenica in July 1995.>>>
Sulejman Tihic, the speaker of the upper house of Bosnia's parliament and the leader of the Party of Democratic Action, SDA, said that Serbia's adoption of a declaration condemning the Srebrenica massacre is an important step in dealing with past and reaching the truth about the war in Bosnia.>>>
The adoption of the resolution on Srebrenica in the Serbian parliament has raised mixed reactions in both Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Some have criticised the fact that the text does not use the word genocide, and others object to the fact that the resolution does not address crimes committed by all parties in the wars of the 1990s.>>>
After more than 13 hours of debate, the Serbian parliament adopted a resolution condemning the massacre of more than 7,000 Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995, though stopping short of calling the crime a genocide.>>>
The Dutch Court of Appeals has ruled that the UN enjoys absolute immunity from prosecution in a case brought by the Mothers of Srebrenica, an association of families of victims of the Srebrenica massacre.>>>
The discussion in the Serbian parliament of a resolution on Srebrenica has continued into the early evening. The text of the resolution condemns the massacre committed in Srebrenica but does not explictly call it a genocide, a matter that has caused significant controversy both within Serbia and abroad.>>>
Serbian Parliamentary Speaker Slavica Djukic Dejanovic said that there is still no final text of the resolution condemning the Srebrenica massacre, but that she expected the draft resolution to be adopted by the end of month.>>>
Victims from Srebrenica and their families do not want politicians in Potocari if they do not adopt a resolution condemning the genocide committed in Srebrenica in July 1995.>>>
The trial of Zdravko Tolimir has begun in the Hague with the prosecution's opening statement.>>>
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.