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19 Jan 18 Djukic Trial for Tuzla Massacre Delayed Again

The trial of former Bosnian Serb general Novak Djukic was again postponed, despite an expert confirming he can stand trial, after his lawyer said Djukic’s health had deteriorated.

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18 Jan 18 Serb Officers Claim Ignorance of Kosovo Massacre

Two former Yugoslav Army officers from the 549th Brigade told a court in Belgrade that they knew nothing about the attack on the village of Trnje in Kosovo in March 1999, when 27 Albanians were killed.

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15 Jan 18 Serbian Court Sentences Eight for Ovcara Massacre

Serbian appeals court confirms jail sentences for eight former fighters of 101 years for the massacre of around 200 people at Ovcara, following the fall of Vukovar, eastern Croatia, in 1991.

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12 Jan 18 Serbian Judge and Defendant Clash at Lovas Trial

The judge and a defendant argued after the trial of Serbian fighters accused of killing 70 Croatian civilians in the village of Lovas in 1991 was again delayed on Friday.

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11 Jan 18 Bosnia Confirms Indictment for Crimes Near Donji Vakuf

Bosnia's state court has confirmed an indictment against four former Bosnian Serb fighters accused of killing 28 Croat and Bosniak civilians in a village near Donji Vakuf in 1995.

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01 Jan 18 Slobodan Praljak Suicide ‘Couldn’t be Prevented’: Inquiry

An inquiry by the Hague-based war crimes tribunal said it could not have stopped Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak from killing himself by taking poison in the courtroom.

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28 Dec 17 14 Bosniaks Charged with Crimes Against Humanity

Fourteen Bosniak ex-fighters were charged with crimes against humanity for the killings, torture, abuse, illegal detention and inhumane treatment of Serb civilians from the Konjic area in 1992 and 1993.

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27 Dec 17 Female Bosnian Croat Fighter Jailed for War Crimes

Former Bosnian Croat fighter Azra Basic was sentenced to 14 years in prison taking part in the killings, torture and inhumane treatment of Serb civilians and prisoners of war in 1992.

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22 Dec 17 Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier Charged with Wartime Rape

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Milomir Davidovic was charged with taking part in the rape and sexual abuse of Bosniak women in Foca in the summer of 1992.

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21 Dec 17 Hague Tribunal Celebrates Achievements at Closing Ceremony

At its closing event, UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres said the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia had shown the international community’s commitment to holding war criminals accountable.

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21 Dec 17 Bosnia Acquits Rogatica Camp Guard of Killings, Rape

Former guard Brane Planojevic was acquitted of assisting in the killings, rape and torture of civilians and prisoners of war at a detention camp in Rogatica in 1993 and 1994.

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19 Dec 17 Bosnian Croat Ex-Policeman Jailed for Assaulting Boy

Former Bosnian Croat policeman Miroslav Peric was sentenced to one year in prison for inhumanely treating an underage prisoner of war at the Vojno detention camp near Mostar in 1993.

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18 Dec 17 Kosovo Witnesses Tell Belgrade Court of Relatives’ Murders

Two witnesses told a Belgrade court how their family members were murdered during the May 1999 massacre of Kosovo Albanian villagers from the Cuska area by Serbian forces.

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14 Dec 17 Vojislav Seselj ‘Slept Through’ War Crimes Appeal

Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj scorned a prosecution appeal against his war crimes acquittal at the UN court in The Hague, saying didn’t watch it because he was asleep.

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13 Dec 17 Prosecution Challenges Vojislav Seselj’s War Crimes Acquittal

The prosecution asked the UN court in The Hague to quash the acquittal of Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj and convict him of war crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia.

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