serb-paramilitary-claims-zagreb-judge-not-impartial--05-26-2017
26 May 17 Former Croatian Serb Policeman Seeks Different Judge

The lawyer for Veljko Stjepanovic, a former policeman in the breakaway Serbian statelet, the RSK, has asked for another judge to preside over his case, claiming he lacks impartiality.

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25 May 17 Kosovo's Top Court Acquits Limaj of War Crimes

Kosovo's Supreme Court has acquitted Fatmir Limaj, former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army, KLA, of committing war crimes in the Klecka detention centre in 1999.

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19 May 17 Lora Witnesses 'Don’t Recall' Crimes Against Serbs

Witnesses in the Lora case told the court they did not recall Croatian military police committing war crimes against Serb civilians and POWs in the Lora prison camp in Split in 1992.

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18 May 17 Serbia Failing to Prosecute War Crimes, HLC Says

New report by leading NGO says if Serbia maintains its current slow pace in prosecuting war crimes, less than 10 per cent of alleged culprits will face due process in the next 10 years.

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17 May 17 Trial of Stanisic and Simatovic Begins on June 13

The trial of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, also known as Frenki, before the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, is due to begin on June 13, the Trial Chamber has announced.

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17 May 17 Wife of War Crimes Convict Sentenced

The Bosnian state court sentenced Branka Sekaric to a probation sentence of eight months for revealing the identity of a protected witness who testified at the war crimes trial of her husband Dragan Sekaric.

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17 May 17 Russia Slams ICTY Decision Not To Release Mladic

Moscow said it was ‘confused’ by the Hague Tribunal’s refusal to temporarily release the former Bosnian Serb leader Ratko Mladic and allow him to go to Russia for health reasons.

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12 May 17 Bosnian Serb Ex-Policeman Charged with Murders, Persecution

The state prosecution charged former police commander Bogdan Stevanovic with committing crimes against humanity against Bosniaks in the Skelani and Srebrenica areas in 1992.

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12 May 17 Serb Fighters Deny Ordering Croats into Minefield

Defence lawyers said in closing arguments at Belgrade Special Court that five former Serb fighters weren’t involved in using civilians from the Croatian village of Lovas as human mine-detectors in 1991.

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serb-fighters-didn-t-order-croats-killings-in-lovas--05-11-2017
11 May 17 Serb Fighters ‘Didn’t Order Croats’ Killings in Lovas’

In closing arguments at Belgrade Special Court, lawyers for three former Serb fighters said they didn’t have command responsibility for killing 40 unarmed civilians in the Croatian village of Lovas in 1991.

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10 May 17 Bosnian Prosecution Demands Jail for Capljina Ex-Policemen

The state prosecution called for former policemen Nikola Zovko, Petar Krndelj, Kreso Rajic and Ivica Cutura to be found guilty of killing three Bosniaks during an attack in the Capljina area in July 1993.

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09 May 17 Serbia Finally Confirms Strpci Train Massacre Charges

A Serbian court confirmed charges against five Bosnian Serb ex-fighters accused of killing 20 passengers they abducted from a train in Strpci, Bosnia in 1993 - over two years after they were indicted.

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04 May 17 Serbia Clears Two Bosnian Serb Soldiers of War Crimes

A Belgrade court acquitted two former Bosnian Serb Army soldiers of killing a Bosniak civilian in December 1992 during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, reversing their previous convictions.

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24 Apr 17 Croatian Military Policemen Jailed for Lora Prison Crimes

Three former Croatian military policemen were jailed for crimes against Serb prisoners of war who were beaten and tortured at the Lora prison camp in the coastal city of Split in 1992.

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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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