28 Oct 16 Bosniak Fighter Jailed for Crimes Against Serb Civilians

Former military security officer Ekrem Ibracevic was sentenced to three years in prison for committing crimes against Serb civilian detainees in the Srebrenik area in the summer of 1992.

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28 Oct 16 Kosovo Commander Fatmir Limaj Charged with War Crimes

Kosovo’s Special Prosecution filed an war crimes indictment against former guerrilla commander turned MP Fatmir Limaj over the murder of two Kosovo Albanian civilians in October 1998.

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28 Oct 16 Belgrade Acquits Bosnian Serb Fighter of Wartime Rape

The appeals court in Belgrade acquitted Serb former volunteer fighter Miodrag Zivkovic of taking part in raping two women in the Bosnian town of Bijeljina in 1992.

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26 Oct 16 ‘Croatian Spy’ Could be Yugoslav General Trial Witness

Former Croatian Serb rebel fighter Cedo Colovic, who was jailed by Serbia for espionage, has been proposed as a witness in a new war crimes prosecution of retired Yugoslav general Borislav Djukic.

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25 Oct 16 Kosovo ‘Drenica Group’ Fighters’ Convictions Upheld

The appeals court upheld the verdict convicting ten former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army, including Sylejman Selimi, of crimes against civilians during the 1998-99 conflict.

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20 Oct 16 Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier Arrested for Foca Crimes

Police arrested former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Zarko Vukovic on suspicion that he committed crimes against humanity against Bosniak civilians in Foca in 1992.

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19 Oct 16 First Witnesses Testify Against Serb Paramilitary ‘Captain Dragan’

Former Croatian prisoners of war were the first witnesses at the war crimes trial of the 1990s Serb paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, better known as ‘Captain Dragan’.

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18 Oct 16 Bosniak Commander Naser Oric ‘Bragged About Murder’

A witness told the high-profile trial of the Bosnian Army’s former Srebrenica commander Naser Oric that the ex-general told him that he “cut the throat” of one of his alleged Serb victims.

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13 Oct 16 Belgrade Acquits Bosnian Serb Soldier of Killing Croat

Former Bosnian Serb soldier Goran Sinik was acquitted of committing a war crime by murdering a Croat civilian in Gradiska in September 1992 during the Bosnian war.

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11 Oct 16 Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic Appeals Against Conviction

Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic, convicted of war crimes for ordering the murder of ethnic Albanians in Mitrovica in April 1999, launched an appeal against his nine-year sentence.

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06 Oct 16 Bosnian Serb Soldier Jailed for Wartime Rape

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Krsto Dostic was sentenced to ten years in prison for repeatedly raping a pregnant woman in the Foca area in 1992.

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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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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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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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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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