modest-decade-of-war-crime-prosecution
30 Sep 14 Serbia ‘Slow to Prosecute War Crimes’, Report Says

The number of war crimes and victims far outweigh the amount of prosecutions in Serbia over the past decade, while top officials are still evading justice, a new report said.

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karadzic-had-influence-on-terror-intensity-in-sarajevo
30 Sep 14 Radovan Karadzic ‘Masterminded Terror’ in Sarajevo

On the second day of closing arguments at Karadzic’s trial, the former Bosnian Serb leader was accused of leading a reign of terror over Sarajevo’s besieged population during wartime.

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more-jail-urged-for-shameless-bosnian-croat-fighter
30 Sep 14 More Jail Urged for ‘Shameless’ Bosnian Croat Fighter

The prosecution called for a tougher punishment for Zeljko Jukic, who was sentenced to 13 years in prison for crimes against humanity including torture and looting in Prozor in 1993.

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radovan-karadzic-trial-enters-final-phase
29 Sep 14 Radovan Karadzic Trial Enters Final Phase

Prosecutors demanded a life sentence for Karadzic as closing arguments began in the war crimes trial of the former Bosnian Serb political leader at the Hague Tribunal.

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croatia-general-raises-doubts-over-notorious-police-unit
26 Sep 14 Croatia General Raises Doubts Over Notorious Police Unit

A retired Croatian general testified that Tomislav Mercep, accused of ordering a police unit to kill civilians, may have not actually controlled the officers who committed the crime.

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maric-s-hits-with-gun
26 Sep 14 Bosnian Croat Fighter ‘Beat Prisoners in Bomb Shelter’

A prosecution witness said that Nikola Maric, accused of war crimes in the Prozor area, used a gun to hit him and other detainees who were imprisoned in a bomb shelter in 1993.

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salaj-and-peljto-plead-not-guilty
25 Sep 14 Bosnian Boxing Star Denies Wartime Crimes

Former world champion boxer Mensur Peljto pleaded not guilty to crimes against Serb civilians and prisoners of war while he was a fighter with the Croatian Defence Council in 1992.

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sainovic-to-serve-sentence-in-sweden
25 Sep 14 Yugoslav Ex-Official Joins Balkan Convicts in Sweden

Nikola Sainovic, the former deputy prime minister of Yugoslavia convicted of war crimes in Kosovo, will become the fourth Balkan war criminal to serve his sentence in Sweden.

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mladic-soldier-muslim-paramilitaries-burned-serb-homes
23 Sep 14 Mladic Soldier: Muslim Paramilitaries Burned Serb Homes

Bosnian Serb ex-soldier Bozidar Krnojelac testified on behalf of his former commander Ratko Mladic that Bosniak forces torched Serbs’ houses in the Foca area in 1992.

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indictment-for-rogatica-killings
22 Sep 14 Eight Bosnian Serbs Charged With Rogatica Killings

The Bosnian prosecution filed an indictment against eight former Bosnian Serb troops for killing 20 civilians, mainly women, children and elderly people, in the Rogatica area in 1992.

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bosnian-serb-fighter-sentenced-for-minor-rape
19 Sep 14 Bosnian Serb Soldier Jailed for Raping Teenager

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Dusko Solesa was sentenced to six years in prison for raping the teenage girl in the Bihac municipality in north-west Bosnia in 1992.

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beaten-and-starved-prisoners-in-hadzici-camps
19 Sep 14 Bosnian Serbs ‘Beaten, Starved’ in Hadzici Jail Camps

Former prisoners said that Serbs held by Bosniak forces in detention centres in Hadzici near Sarajevo during wartime were beaten up and starved.

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mladic-s-witness-speaks-of-staged-massacre
18 Sep 14 Mladic Witness: Sarajevo Market Massacre ‘Staged’

A witness testifying in defence of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic said there was evidence that a deadly attack on a Sarajevo market was faked to blame the Serbs.

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stanarevic-and-dopudja-charged-for-killing-civilians
18 Sep 14 Bosnian Serb Soldiers Indicted Over Bihac Mass Killings

Former soldiers Zeljko Stanarevic and Dragan Dopudja are accused of the persecution of Bosniak civilians in villages in the Bihac area, including involvement in the killing of 11 prisoners.

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bosnian-croat-murder-trial-opens
18 Sep 14 Bosnian Croat Fighter Tried for Killing Teenager

Ivo Crepulja, a former member of the Croatian Defence Council, went on trial for shooting a teenage Bosniak boy dead in a village in the Kakanj area in 1993.

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