20 Oct 14 Croatian Serb Official Demands Jail Transfer from Estonia

Former Croatian Serb minister Milan Martic, who is serving a 35-year sentence for war crimes, wants to be moved from Estonia, where he claims that prison conditions are poor.

17 Oct 14 Bosnian Army Soldier Acquitted of War Crimes

Former serviceman Hajrudin Trle was cleared of killing a Bosnian Serb soldier near Kalesija in the north-east of the country in 1993 due to lack of proof.

17 Oct 14 Mladic Witness: Serb Forces Kept Civilians Safe

A defence witness told Ratko Mladic’s trial that the Bosnian Serb Army put civilians of all ethnicities in a school in Rogatica in 1992 to protect them from the fighting in the area.

16 Oct 14 Bosnia Arrests Two Serb Soldiers for Cajnice Killings

State Investigation and Protection Agency police officers arrested former servicemen Steva and Milosav Jovanovic on suspicion that they killed Bosniak civilians in the Cajnice area in 1992.

15 Oct 14 Bosnia Arrests Three War Crimes Suspects

The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency arrested three men, two Croat fighters and one Bosniak soldier, who are suspected of war crimes in Livno and Mostar during the 1990s conflict.

15 Oct 14 Mother Recalls Teenage Son’s Murder by Croat Fighter

A Bosniak woman fainted in the courtroom as she testified how Croatian Defence Council fighter Ivo Crepuja shot her son dead in a village near Zenica in 1993.

14 Oct 14 UN War Crimes Court to Close in 2017

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia will completely shut down in 2017 after delivering its last war crimes ruling, said the court’s president Theodor Meron.

13 Oct 14 Bosnian Serb Soldier Tried for Visegrad Violence

Former serviceman Petar Kovacevic went on trial for alleged crimes against humanity in Visegrad in 1992, including involvement in murders, rapes and expulsions of Bosniaks.

10 Oct 14 Bosniak Soldier Charged With Abusing Serb Captive

Former Bosnian Army serviceman Muradif Salkic is accused of beating and torturing a Serb civilian prisoner in the village of Kozlovac near Tuzla in June 1992.

09 Oct 14 Bosnian Policeman Jailed for Deadly Beatings in Breza

Former policeman Hajrudin Dedic was jailed for six years for illegally detaining and beating Serb civilians in the village of Duzice in the Breza municipality, causing two deaths.

08 Oct 14 Second Witness Changes Story in Kosovo Guerrilla Trial

Another witness in the trial of the Kosovo Liberation Army’s ‘Drenica Group’ cell, accused of assaulting wartime prisoners, has denied an earlier statement he made that incriminated the defendants.

08 Oct 14 Bosniak Soldiers Indicted for Konjic Prisoner Abuse

Former Bosnian Army soldiers Ramo Zilic and Esad Gakic were indicted for inhumanely treating prisoners held at a school in Konjic, some of whom were assaulted and sexually abused.

08 Oct 14 Karadzic Judges Consider Verdict After Marathon Trial

Judges in Radovan Karadzic’s trial have retired to consider their verdict after the former Bosnian Serb leader told the Hague Tribunal he had a “clear conscience” and expected acquittal.

07 Oct 14 Kosovo Guerrilla Trial Witness Accuses EU Prosecutor

A witness told the trial of the Kosovo Liberation Army’s ‘Drenica Group’ cell, accused of assaulting wartime prisoners, that an EU prosecutor bribed him to falsify his statement.

06 Oct 14 Serb Military Police ‘Shot Captive Croatian Soldier’

A witness said he saw the military policemen shoot the captive while Serb forces were retreating from the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm offensive in the Banovina area in August 1995.



Timeline – Cuska Case

Timeline of events in the case against 13 former Serb fighters charged with committing war crimes in the villages of Cuska, Zahac, Ljubenic and Pavlac in Kosovo in 1999.


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Key dates and events in transitional justice in Serbia.


War in Bosnia

Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.

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