no-victims-found-at-oborci-locality
11 Apr 14 Dig Near Donji Vakuf Fails to Yield Mass Grave

No remains of victims from the 1990s war from the Prijedor area have been found at Oborci locality, near Donji Vakuf, after two days of digging.

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kosovo-war-rape-victims-get-legal-support
20 Mar 14 Kosovo War Rape Victims Get Fresh Support

Some 15 years after the conflict in Kosovo ended, parliament has decided to offer legal rights to wartime rape victims by amending existing legislation.

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kosovo-president-urges-punishment-of-war-rapers
07 Mar 14 Kosovo President Urges Punishment of Wartime Rapists

Kosovo’s President Atifete Jahjaga has established a national council for the survivors of wartime sexual violence in a bid to help rape victims come forward and demand their rights.

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kosovo-failed-to-inform-war-victims-about-on-their-rights
06 Mar 14 Kosovo Accused of Failing War Victims

The Kosovo government has been harshly criticised for shortcomings in implementing legislation granting benefits to wartime victims and veterans and not informing them about their rights.

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children-of-war-debate-in-belgrade
20 Dec 13 Kosovo Massacre Children Demand Truth at Art Show

Three Kosovo children who survived a deadly Serbian attack on their town in 1999 spoke publicly after a controversial art exhibition they staged in Belgrade, which was attended by Serbia’s PM.

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croatia-sues-wartime-general-mirko-norac
18 Dec 13 Croatia Sues Wartime General Mirko Norac

The state wants Norac, the only Croatian general convicted of war crimes, to reimburse it for the 111,000 euro compensation paid to relatives of victims of atrocities.

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human-remains-found-in-suspected-mass-grave
13 Dec 13 Serbia Finds Corpses in Suspected Kosovo War Grave

Human remains have been found in a suspected mass grave near the town of Raska where it is believed that Albanians killed by Serbian forces in the Kosovo war could be buried.

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serbia-starts-examing-raska-mass-grave
12 Dec 13 Serbia Searches for Kosovo War Mass Grave

A search for a suspected mass grave near the town of Raska has begun after witnesses testified that Albanians killed by Serbian forces in the Kosovo war could be buried there.

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bosnian-victims-stage-meron-protest
28 Nov 13 Bosnia Victims Protest Against Hague Tribunal President

A group of war victims staged a protest during a speech by the international court’s president Theodor Meron in Sarajevo, accusing him of failing to deliver justice.

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meron-un-to-create-victims-reparation-fund
04 Nov 13 UN Urged to Compensate War Crimes Victims

The Hague Tribunal’s president Theodor Meron said the UN had failed by not setting up a reparations fund but defended his court’s record after a series of controversial acquittals.

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kosovo-struggles-to-implement-law-on-war-victims
10 Oct 13 Kosovo Law ‘Failing War Victims and Veterans’

A Kosovo rights group said it was “scandalous” that legislation granting benefits to wartime victims and veterans has only been partially implemented over a year after it was passed.

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bosnian-victims-want-the-names-of-perpetrators
12 Aug 13 Bosnian War Victims Demand Courts Name Perpetrators

Conflict victims from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina have condemned some courts’ practice of concealing the names of those accused or convicted of war crimes.

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mines-killed-509-in-croatia-since-1991
16 Jul 13 Mines Kill Over 500 in Croatia Since 1991

The Croatian Mine Action Centre, HCR, said that 509 people have been killed by mines since 1991 - 205 of them de-miners who were attempting to clear explosives.

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torture-victims-neglected-and-legally-invisible
28 Jun 13 Bosnian Torture Victims ‘Neglected and Invisible’

Former prison camp detainees from town of Tuzla marked the UN-backed International Day in Support of Victims of Torture by asking the government to ensure their welfare rights.

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anonymization-leaving-war-crime-trials-absurd
26 Jun 13 Bosnian Court Accused of War Crimes Censorship

War crimes prosecutions in Bosnia are being hidden from the public by state court decisions denying media full access to information about trials and defendants, a new campaign says.

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