28 Jul 15 Kosovo’s Drenica Group Appeal War Crimes Convictions

Former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army’s Drenica Group cell said they will appeal against their convictions for crimes against civilians during the 1998-99 conflict.

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07 Jul 15 Bosnian Serb Policemen Jailed for Wartime Murder

Ex-policemen Nebojsa Loncarevic and Boran Makivic were sentenced to six years in prison each for taking part in the murder of a civilian in Banja Luka in the summer of 1992.

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06 Jul 15 War Crime Convictions Urged for Serbian Security Officials

The Hague Tribunal prosecution demanded the reversal of the acquittal of Serbian state security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic for war crimes in the Croatia and Bosnia conflicts.

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06 Jul 15 Bosnian Army Soldier Acquitted of War Crimes

The state court acquitted former Bosnian Army serviceman Jasmin Coloman of involvement in the killings of Croat civilian detainees in Vitez in 1993.

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03 Jul 15 Croatia Reduces Charges Against Police Chief Mercep

Zagreb state attorney’s office dropped charges accusing wartime police commander Tomislav Mercep of ordering his unit to commit murders, but he remains on trial for not preventing the killings.

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03 Jul 15 US Extradites War Crimes Suspect to Bosnia

The United States extradited Almaz Neziovic, who is suspected of committing war crimes against Bosnian Serbs in Derventa, to Bosnia and Herzegovina for prosecution.

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29 Jun 15 Kosovo Serb Politician ‘Ordered Bomb-Throwing’

A prosecution witness at the trial of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic claimed to have seen him ordering his men to throwing bombs at Albanians’ apartments during unrest in 2000.

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29 Jun 15 Bosnian Serb Fighter Convicted of Wartime Rape

The Bosnian state court sentenced former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Slavko Savic to eight years in prison for raping a Bosniak woman in Vogosca near Sarajevo in 1993.

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26 Jun 15 Croatian Serb Fighters Convicted of Sotin Massacre

A Belgrade court sentenced two former Croatian Serb fighters to a total of 24 years in prison for killing 16 civilians in the eastern Croatian village of Sotin in 1991.

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24 Jun 15 Bosnian Serb Soldiers Jailed for Raping Teenager

Former Bosnian Serb soldiers Bosiljko and Ostoja Markovic were convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl in the Kotor Varos area in 1992, in a verdict that could help other war crimes victims win compensation.

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18 Jun 15 Bosnia Arrests Eight for Ljubuski War Crimes

Police arrested eight former Croatian Defence Council fighters on suspicion that they committed war crimes against Bosniak prisoners detained in Ljubuski in south-west Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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17 Jun 15 Seselj’s Illness Preventing Return to Detention

Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj, who has been ordered back to detention by the UN war crimes court in The Hague, cannot return yet because he is still undergoing chemotherapy.

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16 Jun 15 Serb Paramilitaries Acquitted of Killing 28 Roma

A Belgrade court acquitted six former members of the ‘Sima’s Chetniks’ paramilitary group of killing 28 Roma civilians including children near the Bosnian town of Zvornik in 1992.

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10 Jun 15 Bosnian Fighters Jailed for Dretelj Prison Camp Abuse

Two former members of the Croatian Defence Council, Veselko and Ivo Raguz, were sentenced to three years in jail each for abusing four prisoners at the Dretelj detention camp near Capljina in 1993.

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09 Jun 15 Serbian War Criminal Sainovic Asks for Early Release

The former deputy prime minister of Yugoslavia, Nikola Sainovic, who was sentenced to 18 years for war crimes in Kosovo, has requested early release from prison in Sweden.

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