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16 Sep 14 Bosnian Serb Police ‘Fatally Beat Kotor Varos Bosniak’

A witness told the trial of seven Bosnian Serbs charged with involvement in detaining and murdering Bosniaks and Croats in Kotor Varos said her son was seized and beaten to death.

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15 Sep 14 Kosovo Albanian Prisoner Recalls Beating by KLA

A witness told the trial of the Kosovo Liberation Army’s ‘Drenica Group’ cell, accused of assaulting prisoners during the 1998-99 war, that he was severely beaten by the defendants.

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15 Sep 14 Bosnian Serb Soldier Misses Village Attacks Hearing

Ex-soldier Dragan Samardzija, accused of participating in attacks on Bosniak villages near Kljuc that left hundreds dead, did not appear for a plea hearing because he was having treatment in Belgrade.

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12 Sep 14 Bosniak Soldier’s Trial for Killing Croat Civilians Opens

The trial of former Bosnian Army serviceman Jasmin Coloman, accused of shooting three Croats dead near Vitez in 1993, began with a witness recalling hearing gunfire and seeing wounded bodies.

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11 Sep 14 Fugitive Bosnian Serb Fighter ‘Hiding in Woods’

The Bosnian prosecution asked for an arrest warrant for former Bosnian Serb soldier Milos Zekic, who went on the run after being charged with killing four Bosniak civilians in Sekovici in 1992.

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10 Sep 14 Croatia ‘Proposed Population Swap’ With Serbia, Says Seselj

Wartime Croatian President Franjo Tudjman, not Serbian politicians, proposed that the two republics exchange part of their populations, Serb nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj told the Hague Tribunal.

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10 Sep 14 Bosniak Witness Recalls Tensions and Beatings in Visegrad

The witness recalled how Serb police assaulted her husband and said she heard that defendant Goran Popovic, accused of torturing Bosniaks at the Uzamnica jail camp near Visegrad, mistreated detainees.

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10 Sep 14 Bosniak War Criminal Urges Jail Sentence Reduction

Ex-soldier Suad Kapic, convicted of murdering prisoners of war in Sanski Most in 1995, argued that his sentence should be reduced because he was only 17 when he committed the crime.

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09 Sep 14 Croatia Detains Serb Paramilitary Over Srebrenica Killings

A court in Osijek remanded a former member of the notorious Scorpions paramilitary unit in custody ahead of his trial for allegedly killing six civilians from Srebrenica during wartime.

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09 Sep 14 Belgrade Prosecutes Serbian Fighters for Deadly Kosovo Attack

Three former Serbian fighters, including special police commander Vladan Krstovic, are accused of war crimes during an attack on the Kosovo village of Ljubenic that left 46 ethnic Albanians dead.

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08 Sep 14 Serb Fighter ‘Shot 84-Year-Old in Head’

A witness said that Serb fighter Mitar Vujaklija killed her elderly Serb uncle in the Croatian village of Borovac in 1991 after he intervened to stop the harassment of local Croats.

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08 Sep 14 ‘Intimidated’ Bosnia Witness Fined 10,000 Euro

A protected witness was fined by the Bosnian court because he refused to testify at Serb fighter Dragan Sekaric's war crimes trial, claiming he was attacked and his family was not safe.

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08 Sep 14 Kosovo Politician Limaj Faces New War Crime Hearings

Kosovo’s appeals court has reopened the case against former guerrilla commander turned politician Fatmir Limaj and nine other ex-fighters accused of abusing prisoners at the wartime Klecka detention centre.

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05 Sep 14 Serb Convict Stages Own Crime-Scene Reconstruction

The defence of Novak Djukic, convicted of ordering a deadly Bosnian Serb artillery strike on the town of Tuzla, staged a reconstruction of the attack in a bid to prove his innocence.

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bosniak-boy-saw-fighter-kill-father-and-grandfather
05 Sep 14 Bosniak Boy Saw Fighter Kill Father and Grandfather

A prosecution witness said he saw Bosnian Croat fighter Nikola Maric, accused of war crimes in the Prozor area, murder his father and grandfather when he was a boy in 1993.

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Timeline – Cuska Case

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