montenegro-to-trial-kosovo-war-murder-suspect-04-20-2017
24 Apr 17 Montenegro to Try Kosovo War Murder Suspect

An ex-soldier accused of involvement in the killing of Kosovo Albanians in 1999 while he was serving with the Yugoslav Army will start next month - the first war crimes trial in Montenegro in years.

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kosovo-indicts-ex-policeman-for-1999-war-crimes-04-20-2017
20 Apr 17 Kosovo Indicts Ex-Policeman for 1999 War Crimes

Kosovo’s Special Prosecution charged a former police reservist with committing war crimes against civilians in Vushtrri/Vucitrn and Mitrovica, including “brutal” killings, intimidation and theft.

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bosnian-indicts-serb-soldier-for-murder-rape-04-11-2017
11 Apr 17 Bosnia Indicts Serb Soldier for Murder, Rape

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Sasa Cvetkovic was charged with committing war crimes in Srebrenica and Bratunac in 1992, including the murder and rape of civilians.

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bosnia-tries-nine-serbs-for-capturing-killing-bosniaks-04-10-2017
10 Apr 17 Bosnia Tries Nine Serbs for Capturing, Killing Bosniaks

Nine former Bosnian Serb soldiers and policemen went on trial for a series of charges related to the capture, abuse and murder of scores of Bosniak civilians near Prijedor in 1992.

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small-war-crime-sentences-in-croatian-prison-case-04-04-2017
04 Apr 17 Croatian Ex-Police Given Minor Sentences for War Crimes

Two former Croatian military policemen were sentenced to two years in jail each for war crimes against Serb civilians at the Kuline military prison near Sibenik in 1993.

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kosovo-scores-decrease-in-the-number-of-war-crimes-trials-03-30-2017
30 Mar 17 Kosovo ‘Holding Fewer War Crime Trials Than Ever’

Kosovo in 2016 held the fewest war crime trials since 2000, meaning that criminals are evading prosecution and the chance of justice for victims is fading, warned the Humanitarian Law Centre Kosovo.

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bosnian-serb-soldier-jailed-for-killing-bosniaks-in-bihac-03-30-2017
30 Mar 17 Bosnian Serb Soldier Jailed for Killing Bosniaks in Bihac

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Sasa Curguz was jailed for 15 years for his involvement in the murders of at least 11 Bosniak prisoners in the Bihac municipality in 1992.

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bosnian-serb-policemen-soldier-charged-with-rogatica-attack-03-29-2017
29 Mar 17 Bosnian Serb Policemen, Soldier Charged with Rogatica Attack

Former reservist policemen Dragan Lubarda and Ozren Planojevic and Bosnian Serb ex-soldier Zdravko Lubarda were charged with committing crimes against humanity in the Rogatica area in 1992 and 1993.

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29 Mar 17 Belgrade Prosecutor Demands Jail for Serb Fighters

A Belgrade court was urged to convict and imprison ten former Serb soldiers and paramilitaries for the killings of dozens of unarmed civilians in the Croatian village of Lovas in 1991.

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prosecutors-demand-longer-sentences-for-bosnian-croat-leaders-03-28-2017
28 Mar 17 Prosecutors Demand Longer Sentences for Bosnian Croat Leaders

Prosecutors asked the Hague Tribunal to increase the jail sentences of six Bosnian Croat leaders accused of wartime crimes in the unrecognised statelet of Herzeg-Bosna to a total of 220 years.

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croatian-prosecution-witness-on-yugoslav-1990s-general-trial-03-28-2017
28 Mar 17 Croatian Dam ‘Repeatedly Attacked’ During 1990s War

At the war crimes trial of former Yugoslav general Borislav Djukic, the ex-director of a hydroelectric plant on Lake Peruca in Croatia recalled how it came under repeated attack during the conflict.

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bosnian-croat-ex-official-denies-mass-prisoner-abuses-03-27-2017
27 Mar 17 Bosnian Croat Ex-Official Denies Mass Prisoner Abuses

Berislav Pusic, the head of the wartime Bosnian Croat prisoner exchange commission, appealed against his conviction, arguing he was not responsible for crimes against Bosniak detainees in 1993 and 1994.

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bosnian-serb-soldier-indicted-for-rogatica-torture-03-27-2017
27 Mar 17 Bosnian Serb Soldier Indicted for Rogatica Torture

Former Bosnian Serb soldier Milos Krsmanovic was indicted for torturing and physically abusing Bosniak civilian detainees in the Rogatica area in 1992 and 1993.

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kosovo-witnesses-claimed-to-be-expelled-from-home-03-24-2017
25 Mar 17 Kosovo Witnesses Recall Expulsions by Serbian Forces

Two survivors of a massacre by Serbian forces in the Kosovo village of Cuska in May 1999 told a Belgrade court how they were forcibly evicted from their homes.

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bosnian-croat-military-police-chief-challenges-conviction-03-24-2017
24 Mar 17 Bosnian Croat Military Police Chief Challenges Conviction

The wartime commander of the Bosniak Croat military police force, Valentin Coric, jailed by the Hague Tribunal for 16 years for war crimes against Bosniaks, appealed against his conviction.

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