29 May 15 Serbia Jails ex-Policemen for Beli Manastir Crimes

Three former Serb policemen in Croatia have been jailed for killing and mistreating non-Serb civilians in Beli Manastir during the war in Croatia in 1991.

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28 May 15 Kosovo Veterans Protest Over Drenica Group Verdicts

Kosovo war veterans protested over the conviction of two former KLA commanders of the 'Drenica group' on Wednesday by blocking a road.

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27 May 15 Kosovo ‘Drenica Group’ Guerrillas Jailed for Wartime Crimes

Two former senior members of the Kosovo Liberation Army, Sami Lushtaku and Sylejman Selimi, were convicted of crimes against civilians during the 1998-99 conflict.

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27 May 15 Bosnian Fighter’s Sijekovac Killings Conviction Upheld

Ex-fighter Zemir Kovacevic’s ten-year sentence for participating in the murders, mistreatment and looting of Serb civilians in the Sijekovac area in 1992 was upheld.

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26 May 15 Serbia Told to Send Seselj to The Hague

The UN-backed war crimes court has told the Belgrade authorities to send Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj back to detention after he breached the terms of his temporary release.

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26 May 15 Croatian Soldier Jailed for ‘Medak Pocket’ War Crime

Former Croatian soldier Velibor Solaja was sentenced to five years in jail for killing an elderly woman during the Croatian military’s ‘Medak Pocket’ operation in September 1993.

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25 May 15 Kosovo ‘Drenica Group’ Guerrillas Make Final Acquittal Plea

Fifteen former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army’s wartime ‘Drenica Group’ cell told their trial that they defended their land from their enemy but did not commit war crimes.

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25 May 15 Bosniak Soldier Convicted of Wartime Rape

Former Bosnian Army serviceman Zaim Lalicic, who was a guard at a prison camp for Serbs in the Sarajevo settlement of Hrasnica, was sentenced to nine years in prison for crimes against civilians.

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20 May 15 Kosovo Serb Politician ‘Gave Orders During Unrest’

A witness at the trial of the Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic said she saw him in uniform with a weapon and a radio transceiver during deadly unrest in Mitrovica in 2000.

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13 May 15 Croatian Serb Village Chief ‘Didn’t Make Murder List’

Defence witnesses at the trial of five Croatian Serb fighters charged with killing 16 Croat civilians in 1991 said that one of them had no role in plotting the deadly violence.

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12 May 15 Kosovo ‘Drenica Group’ Fighters Urge Not Guilty Verdict

Lawyers for the ‘Drenica Group’ guerrillas, charged with the assault and murder of prisoners during the 1998-99 war, said they should be acquitted because witnesses’ testimony was contradictory.

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11 May 15 Bosnian Serb Fighter Jailed for Visegrad Crimes

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Vitomir Rackovic was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the rape, illegal arrests and abuse of Bosniak civilians near Visegrad in 1992.

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11 May 15 Kosovo Serb Politician Ivanovic ‘Led Armed Mob’

A witness at the trial of Kosovo Serb party leader Oliver Ivanovic alleged he saw the defendant leading a group of armed men during deadly unrest in the town of Mitrovica in 2000.

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07 May 15 Croatian Policeman Jailed After Longest-Ever War Case

Former Croatian policeman Mihajlo Hrastov was jailed for four years for killing 13 unarmed prisoners of war in the town of Karlovac after a judicial process which lasted for 23 years.

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05 May 15 Serbia Acquits KLA Fighter of War Crimes

Former Kosovo Liberation Army guerrilla Mark Kasnjeti was cleared of war crimes against civilians in June 1999 in the town of Prizren after doubts were raised about an allegedly incriminating photograph.

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