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22 Aug 17 Stanisic, Simatovic Retrial Resumes Before Tribunal

The retrial of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, two former leaders of the Serbian State Security Service, SDB, for crimes in Croatia and Bosnia continues on Tuesday.

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18 Aug 17 Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier Charged with Torture, Rape

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Vuk Ratkovic was accused of torturing, abusing, raping and beating a victim on several occasions in the Visegrad area from 1992 to 1993.

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17 Aug 17 Bosnian Serb Policemen’s War Crimes Convictions Upheld

Three Bosnian Serb ex-policemen were sentenced to a total of 23 years in prison for crimes against humanity in Bileca, while an ex-soldier was jailed for 14 years for the murders of Bosniaks in Bihac.

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15 Aug 17 Kosovo Ex-Guerrilla’s Torture Sentence Reduced

Kosovo Liberation Army ex-fighter Xhemshit Krasniqi, who was convicted of abuse and torture at detention camps in Kosovo and Albania, had his prison sentence reduced on appeal to seven years.

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14 Aug 17 UN Court Refuses to Free ‘Serb Adolf’

Former detention camp guard Goran Jelisic, who described himself as a ‘Serb Adolf Hitler’, was refused early release from prison, where he is serving 40 years for crimes against humanity.

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28 Jul 17 Hague Tribunal Denies Bosnian Serb General Early Release

The UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague refused Bosnian Serb general Radivoje Miletic’s request for early release because he has not served two-thirds of his sentence, according to the court’s reckoning.

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25 Jul 17 Hague Tribunal Frees Stanisic, Simatovic from Custody

The UN court granted temporary release for the summer recess to former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, who are being retried for war crimes in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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24 Jul 17 Serbia Prosecutor Files Motion to Restart Srebrenica Trial

Serbia’s war crimes prosecutor filed a motion to restart a landmark trial of eight former Serb policemen for the Srebrenica massacres after it was halted when an appeals court threw out the charges.

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20 Jul 17 Bosnian War Convicts ‘Free for Months Before Jail’

People convicted of committing crimes during the Bosnian war spend months at liberty because of procedural delays before going to prison - a situation which has angered victims’ groups.

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19 Jul 17 Bosnian Croat Ex-Policemen Cleared of Bosniaks’ Murders

Four wartime Bosnian Croat policemen were acquitted of criminal responsibility for the killings of three members of a Bosniak family during an operation in Capljina in 1993.

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14 Jul 17 Bosnian Serbs Spend €10,000 on Mladic, Karadzic

The authorities in Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska have allocated more than 10,000 euros this year to support Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic, who are on trial in The Hague.

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13 Jul 17 Croatian Serb Rebels ‘Armed by Yugoslav Army’

The defence lawyer for former Serbian State Security Service chief Jovica Stanisic told the UN war crimes tribunal that rebel Serbs in Croatia mostly got weapons from the Yugoslav People’s Army, not the security service.

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13 Jul 17 Serbia’s First Srebrenica Trial Halted as Charges Dismissed

The charges in the trial of eight former Bosnian Serb policemen for the Srebrenica massacres were thrown out by the Belgrade appeals court because they were not filed by the correct prosecutor.

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13 Jul 17 Bosnian Fighter’s Sentence Increased for Serb Detainees’ Abuse

Former Croatian Defence Council fighter Almaz Nezirovic, convicted of war crimes against Serb civilians who were abused in a detention camp in Derventa in 1992, had his jail sentence increased to six years.

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bosnian-fighters-tried-for-jailing-killing-sarajevo-serbs-07-12-2017
12 Jul 17 Bosnian Fighters Tried for Jailing, Killing Sarajevo Serbs

Former fighters Senad Dzananovic, Edin Gadzo and Jasmin Erovic went on trial for participating in a joint criminal enterprise aimed at detaining Serb civilians in the Sarajevo area in 1992 and killing them.

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