bosnia-jails-croatian-defence-council-fighter-for-rape-09-26-2016
26 Sep 16 Bosnia Jails Croatian Defence Council Fighter for Rape

Former Croatian Defence Council fighter Ilija Juric was sentenced to six years in prison for raping a woman in the Odzak area in 1992.

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bosnian-army-soldier-jailed-for-croat-civilians-murders-09-23-2016
23 Sep 16 Bosnian Army Soldier Jailed for Croat Civilians’ Murders

Former Bosnian Army soldier Jasmin Coloman was sentenced to three years in prison for his involvement in the murder of detained Croat civilians in the Vitez area in 1993.

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birn-launches-interactive-war-crimes-verdict-map-09-20-2016
22 Sep 16 BIRN Launches Interactive War Crimes Verdict Map

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has launched a unique database of the publicly-available final verdicts delivered in 348 war crimes cases by courts in the former Yugoslavia and by the UN tribunal in The Hague.

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bosnian-serb-soldier-acquitted-of-sokolac-beating-09-20-2016
21 Sep 16 Bosnian Serb Soldier Acquitted of Sokolac Beating

Former Bosnian Serb soldier Milenko Krsmanovic was acquitted of beating up a Bosniak civilian in the village of Pediste in the Sokolac municipality in July 1992.

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20 Sep 16 Serb Paramilitary Captain Dragan: ‘I Defended Yugoslavia’

Former Serbian paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, known as ‘Captain Dragan’, pleaded not guilty to war crimes as his trial started in Croatia, claiming he was only defending his homeland Yugoslavia.

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serb-paramilitary-complains-to-un-on-croatia-australia-09-15-2016
15 Sep 16 Serb Paramilitary Complains to UN of ‘Illegal’ Extradition

Wartime Serb paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, known as ‘Captain Dragan’, sent a complaint to the UN claiming he was illegally detained in Australia for years and unlawfully extradited to Croatia.

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bosnian-serb-soldier-jailed-for-prisoners-beating-murder-09-09-2016
09 Sep 16 Bosnian Serb Soldier Jailed for Prisoners’ Beating, Murder

Former Bosnian Serb soldier Radomir Sevarika was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for participating in the beating and murder of Croat prisoners in Knezevo in October 1992.

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bosnian-war-rape-victims-struggle-for-compensation-09-09-2016
09 Sep 16 Bosnian War Rape Victims Struggle for Compensation

Only three verdicts in state-level war crimes cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina have ever ordered compensation payments to victims of sexual violence, but none of the victims has received any money yet.

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bosnia-arrests-six-serbs-for-milici-war-crimes-09-06-2016
06 Sep 16 Bosnia Arrests Six Serbs for Milici War Crimes

Six former Bosnian Serb soldiers and military policemen were arrested on suspicion that they committed crimes against humanity against over 60 Bosniaks, including children, in the Milici municipality in 1992.

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kosovo-massacre-witnesses-did-not-showed-up-to-testify-in-belgrade-09-05-2016
05 Sep 16 Kosovo Massacre Trial Delayed Again in Belgrade

The trial of ten former Yugoslav Army troops for a massacre of 118 Kosovo Albanian villagers in 1999 was postponed a second time after witnesses from Kosovo did not appear in court.

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prozor-crimes-indictment-confirmed-09-02-2016
02 Sep 16 Bosnian Army Commander Faces Prozor Crimes Trial

Enver Buza, the former commander of a Bosnian Army battalion in Prozor, is accused of failing to punish servicemen who killed 27 Croat civilians during an attack in 1993.

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eight-ex-bosnian-serb-fighters-acquitted-of-rogatica-crimes-08-30-2016
30 Aug 16 Eight Bosnian Serb Soldiers Cleared of Rogatica Crimes

Eight former Bosnian Serb Army troops were acquitted of crimes against humanity including expulsions and murders in the Rogatica area in September 1992.

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hague-prosecution-appeals-against-seselj-acquittal-08-30-2016
30 Aug 16 Hague Prosecution Challenges Vojislav Seselj Acquittal

The prosecution at the UN court in The Hague has filed an appeal against the verdict acquitting the leader of the Serbian Radical Party, Vojislav Seselj, of crimes against humanity in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia.

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krasniqi-s-lawyer-expects-the-court-of-appeal-to-release-him-08-12-2016
12 Aug 16 Krasniqi Lawyer Urges Appeal Court to Free Him

Defence lawyer Haxhi Millaku said Monday's conviction of former KLA fighter Xhemshit Krasniqi was unjust and he expected the Court of Appeal to free him.

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bosnian-army-ex-soldier-indicted-for-prozor-attack-08-09-2016
09 Aug 16 Bosnian Army Ex-Soldier Indicted for Prozor Attack

Former Bosnian Army soldier Enver Buza, charging him with crimes against civilians over an attack in the Prozor municipality in 1993 that left 27 Croat villagers dead.

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