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09 Jun 16 Bosnian Serb Soldiers Jailed for Attacking Bosniak Villages

Stojan and Zoran Kenjalo and Dragan Balaban were jailed for a total of 19 years after admitting they were guilty of the murders, torture and forcible resettlement of Bosniak civilians in Bosanski Novi.

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09 Jun 16 Bosnia Mujahideen Prisoner ‘Forced to Kiss Severed Head’

At the trial of former Bosnian Army general Sakib Mahmuljin, a witness said he was beaten and given electric shocks by mujahideen fighters and forced to kiss another prisoner’s severed head.

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02 Jun 16 Croatian General Glavas’s War Crimes Retrial Opens

Croatian wartime general Branimir Glavas is being retried at the supreme court for war crimes against Serb civilians in Osijek in 1991, although his guilt will not be questioned.

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01 Jun 16 Fugitive Bosnian Serb General’s Trial Delayed in Serbia

The Belgrade trial of Novak Djukic, already convicted in Sarajevo of ordering a deadly artillery strike on the town of Tuzla, was delayed until further notice because court transcripts haven’t arrived.

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01 Jun 16 Croatian Serb Rebel Leader’s Trial Starts in Zagreb

The trial of Milan Martic, the leader of rebel Croatian Serbs during wartime, and Milan Celeketic, his military chief-of-staff, started in their absence at a Zagreb court.

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24 May 16 Serbian Security Officials Face 2017 Hague Retrial

The retrial of former Serbian state security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, who are accused of war crimes in Bosnia and Croatia, will start at the Hague Tribunal next year.

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20 May 16 Serbian Officers’ Testimonies Clash at Kosovo Massacre Trial

At the trial of two Serbian Army officers charged with killing 27 people in the Kosovo village of Trnje in 1999, two lieutenants offered clashing accounts of the military operation.

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20 May 16 Bosnia Indicts Ex-Mujahideen Fighter for Kidnapping Croats

Mirsad Hodzic, also known as Abu Dzafer, a former member of the Bosnian Army’s El Mujahid detachment, is accused of abducting and torturing three Croat civilians in Travnik in 1993.

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17 May 16 Fatmir Limaj Demands Compensation After Kosovo Acquittal

Kosovo Liberation Army commander turned politician Fatmir Limaj said he will demand compensation after a court upheld his war crimes acquittal, clearing him of abusing Albanian and Serb prisoners.

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17 May 16 Bosnian Boxing Star Acquitted of Wartime Crimes

Former world champion boxer Mensur Peljto was acquitted of abusing and torturing Serb civilians and prisoners of war while he was a fighter with the Croatian Defence Council in 1992.

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16 May 16 Kosovo Court Upholds Fatmir Limaj War Crimes Acquittal

Pristina’s appeals court upheld the acquittal of Kosovo Liberation Army commander turned politician Fatmir Limaj and nine other ex-guerrillas, clearing them of abusing Albanian and Serb prisoners during wartime.

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13 May 16 Bosnian Witnesses Complain of Threats to Change Testimony

Witnesses in war crimes cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina have been pressurised to change their testimonies through threats or offers of bribes, victims’ associations have told BIRN.

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13 May 16 Fatmir Limaj Questioned About Kosovo War Crimes

MP and former Kosovo Liberation Army commander Fatmir Limaj, who is already on trial for war crimes, has been questioned by prosecutors in Pristina about another wartime case.

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12 May 16 Croatian Police Official Mercep Jailed for War Crimes

Tomislav Mercep, a former Croatian interior ministry assistant and unofficial commander of a reservist police battalion, was sentenced to five-and-half years for war crimes against civilians in 1991.

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06 May 16 Bosnian Court Destroys Family Murders Investigation File

The Basic Court in the town of Prijedor destroyed an investigation file on the murders of five members of a Croat family during the war, allegedly by Serb forces, because it considered the material “worthless”.

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