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

Police arrested former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Zarko Vulovic 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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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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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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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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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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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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