eulex-indicts-two-people-related-to-war-crime-case
24 Apr 14 Two Indicted Over Kosovo War Case Secrecy Breach

The EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo has indicted two suspects who allegedly violated secrecy rules in the ‘Drenica Group’ case against wartime guerrillas accused of abusing civilian prisoners.

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bosnian-witness-speaks-of-visegrad-rape
24 Apr 14 Bosnia Witness Recalls Visegrad Wartime Rape

A witness told the war crimes trial of Bosnian Serb ex-soldier Vitomir Rackovic that the defendant took her to the village of Crnca, where she was raped.

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defense-demands-acquittal-of-zemir-kovacevic
23 Apr 14 Bosnian Fighter Demands Bosanski Brod Killings Acquittal

Former Croatian Defence Forces fighter Zemir Kovacevic is not guilty of killings, looting and the illegal detention of Serb civilians in the village of Sijekovac in 1992, his defence said.

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testimony-on-command-for-srebrenica-killings
23 Apr 14 Bosnian Serb Leadership ‘Ordered Srebrenica Prisoners’ Deaths’

The mass murders of Bosniaks from Srebrenica were committed as a result of a “command from the top”, the genocide trial of former Serb fighter Aleksandar Cvetkovic was told.

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bosnia-arrests-four-new-war-crimes-suspects
22 Apr 14 Bosnia Arrests Four Croat War Crimes Suspects

The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency arrested four former Croat fighters on suspicion that they committed war crimes including rape in the Odzak area in 1992.

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bosniak-seized-from-school-by-serb-fighters
18 Apr 14 Bosniak Woman Recalls Husband’s Abduction by Serb Fighters

A Bosniak woman told the war crimes trial of three former Bosnian Serb fighters that her husband was taken from a primary school in Kalinovik in 1992 and killed.

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bosniak-soldier-jailed-for-jablanica-woman-s-murder
18 Apr 14 Bosniak Soldier Jailed for Jablanica Woman’s Murder

Former Bosnian Army serviceman Zehrudin Scuk was sentenced to six years in prison for killing a female civilian in the village of Krkaca near Jablanica in 1993.

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bosnian-serb-blue-eagles-paramilitary-milun-kornjaca
17 Apr 14 Bosnian Serb ‘Blue Eagles’ Fighter Denies Killings

Former fighter Milun Kornjaca, accused of the imprisonment, torture and murder of Bosniaks in the Cajnice area in 1992, told the court that he had nothing to do with any of the crimes.

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bosnian-croat-s-prozor-murder-and-torture-trial-opens
17 Apr 14 Bosnian Croat’s Prozor Murder and Torture Trial Opens

Former Croatian Defence Council fighter Nikola Maric is accused of involvement in the detentions, persecution and killings of Bosniaks in the Prozor area in 1992 and 1993.

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bosnian-croat-fighters-indicted-for-kiseljak-torture
16 Apr 14 Bosnian Croat Fighters Indicted for Kiseljak Torture

Four ex-members of the Croatian Defence Council, whose arrests sparked a protest in Kiseljak, are accused of the torture and inhumane treatment of prisoners of war in 1993.

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bosniak-recalls-wife-s-murder-in-kokino-selo
15 Apr 14 Bosniak Recalls Wife’s Murder in Kokino Selo

A witness told the war crimes trial of Bosnian Serb ex-fighter Dragan Sekaric how his wife was killed while trying to escape an attack on the village of Kokino Selo near Gorazde in May 1992.

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croatian-ngos-deep-divisions-within-croatian-society
14 Apr 14 Post-War Reconciliation in Croatia ‘Stalled’, Report Warns

No new war crimes indictments were raised against Croatian troops last year and discussions about dealing with the past have “deeply polarised” society, a Zagreb-based NGO warned.

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bosnian-serb-sentenced-for-ugljevik-crimes
14 Apr 14 Bosnian Serb Officer Jailed for Prisoner Abuse

A court in Bijeljina sentenced former Bosnian Serb Army officer Velimir Popovic to five years in jail for violently abusing prisoners of war at the Ugljevik detention camp.

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bosnian-croat-sentenced-for-dretelj-camp-crime
10 Apr 14 Bosnian Croat Sentenced for Dretelj Camp Abuse

The Appellate Chamber of the Bosnian State Court sentenced a former member of the Croatian Defence Council, HVO, Drazen Mikulic, to a year-and-a-half in prison for crimes against a Bosniak civilian held in the Dretelj camp, near Capljina, in 1993.

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seven-plead-not-guilty-to-kotor-varos-crimes
10 Apr 14 Seven Plead Not Guilty to Kotor Varos Crimes

Seven Bosnian Serb defendants pleaded not guilty on Wednesday before the Bosnian State Court for war crimes committed in Kotor Varos in 1992.

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