tragic-search-for-victims-of-croatia-s-operation-storm-08-02-2017 03 Aug 17 Tragic Search for Victims of Croatia’s Operation Storm

As the 22nd anniversary of Croatia’s victorious Operation Storm approaches, researchers who first investigated the killings of Serb civilians during and after the military campaign speak about the brutality they encountered.

poison-gas-the-bosnian-war-s-forgotten-weapon-07-27-2017 27 Jul 17 Poison Gas: The Bosnian War’s Forgotten Weapon

Poison gas and other toxic chemicals were used dozens of times during the Bosnian conflict to torture and murder prisoners, but almost no one has been held directly responsible in court.

un-needs-to-properly-redress-kosovo-victims-06-21-2017 21 Jun 17 UN Needs to Properly Compensate Kosovo Victims

The United Nations should reconsider its refusal to compensate Kosovo Roma who suffered lead poisoning at UN-run camps after the Kosovo war.

agony-of-wartime-rape-victims-endures-in-kosovo-05-28-2017-1 29 May 17 The Enduring Agony of Wartime Rape in Kosovo

Women who have suffered in silence for years in Kosovo, after being tortured and raped in the war, are being offered a reparations scheme – but the stigma of rape means many of them may not apply for it.

un-balks-at-justice-for-kosovo-lead-poisoning-victims-04-19-2017 19 Apr 17 UN Balks at Justice for Kosovo Lead-Poisoning Victims

The United Nations is ignoring own advice to give a clear apology for a tragedy that was its fault, seriously undermining the ability to press governments on human rights violations.

injustice-claims-shake-bosnian-town-of-orasje-11-07-2016 09 Nov 16 War Crimes Arrests Cast Shadow over Bosnia’s Orasje

The recent arrests of ten former Bosnian Croat fighters from Orasje sparked protests, but they also revived bitter memories for a couple who are still seeking justice for the rape and torture they suffered during wartime.

silence-shields-killers-of-albanian-americans-in-serbia-07-08-2016 08 Jul 16 Silence Shields Killers of Albanian-Americans in Serbia

The Belgrade authorities have so far failed to convince fearful witnesses to testify about who murdered three Albanian-American brothers after they were detained by Serbian police in 1999.

standing-up-to-croatia-s-wartime-armed-evictions-04-19-2016 21 Apr 16 Standing Up to Armed Evictions in Wartime Croatia

Evictions of people living in Yugoslav Army apartments during the 1990s war were condoned by the authorities and backed by military police, but some activists were courageous enough to try to stop them.

untold-stories-of-croatia-s-wartime-forced-evictions-04-19-2016 20 Apr 16 Untold Stories of Croatia’s Wartime Forced Evictions

In the first of a two-part series, people who were violently evicted from Yugoslav Army apartments during the 1990s war in Croatia recall their desperate struggles to win their homes back.

don-t-give-serbia-a-war-crimes-pass-01-21-2016 22 Jan 16 Don’t Give Serbia a War Crimes Pass

During EU accession talks with Serbia, Brussels must press Belgrade to take genuine action to resolve war crimes cases, prosecute senior officials and stop shielding suspects.

serbian-general-s-kosovo-visit-angers-massacre-village-12-04-2015 07 Dec 15 Serbian General’s Kosovo Visit Angers Massacre Village

Twenty-eight wartime massacre victims from Rrezalle/Rezala in Kosovo have been exhumed so far - so when the Serbian army chief accused of involvement in their deaths visited Pristina, villagers felt violated.

children-s-killers-in-refugee-bombing-go-unpunished-08-06-2015 07 Aug 15 Children’s Killers in Refugee Bombing Go Unpunished

Twenty years after Croatian planes bombed a column of Serb refugees, killing four children and five adults near Bosanski Petrovac in Bosnia during military Operation Storm, no one has been prosecuted.

serbia-under-pressure-over-us-albanians-murders 04 Jun 15 Serbia Under Pressure Over US Albanians’ Murders

Serbia is being urged to prosecute senior police commanders for the 1999 murder of three Albanian-Americans, as evidence suggests the suspected perpetrators have been known to the authorities for years.

on-the-trail-of-kosovo-s-most-wanted 04 Mar 15 On the Trail of Kosovo’s Most Wanted

Survivors of mass killings in Kosovo villages in the Djakovica/Gjakova area in 1999 say they hope justice is coming closer after Interpol issued warrants for 17 Serbian fighters.

bosnian-court-favours-defendant-over-victim-s-rights 08 Jan 15 Bosnian Court Criticised for Shielding Sex-Case Indictees

Recent decisions to close war crimes trials involving sexual abuse to the public to protect indictees’ family lives have been criticised for putting defendants’ rights before those of victims.

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