20 Oct 17 Hague Tribunal Tries Out Video Calls for Defendants

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague is introducing a pilot project that will enable defendants held in the UN court’s detention centre to make video calls.

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18 Oct 17 Arkan’s Fighters ‘Killed Non-Serbs’ at Croatia Base

The trial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic was told that fighters allegedly controlled by the defendants detained and killed non-Serbs at a base in Croatia run by paramilitary boss Arkan.

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17 Oct 17 Arkan’s Masked Paramilitaries Accused of Croatia Killings

At the trial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, a prosecution witness said that paramilitary boss Arkan’s unit - allegedly controlled by the defendants - murdered Croats in 1991.

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17 Oct 17 Croatian 1990s General Pleads Not Guilty to War Crimes

Croatian wartime general Branimir Glavas, now an MP, and five others accused of war crimes against Serb civilians in the city of Osijek in 1991-92 pleaded not guilty at Zagreb county court.

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11 Oct 17 Bosnian Serb Soldier Jailed for Wartime Rape in Foca

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Zarko Vukovic was sentenced to seven years in prison for raping a woman several times in Foca in 1992.

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11 Oct 17 Hague Tribunal to Appoint Lawyer for Vojislav Seselj

The UN war crimes tribunal will appoint a legal representative to represent Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj at his upcoming appeal hearing because he has refused to return to the court.

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10 Oct 17 Srebrenica Commander Oric ‘Not Ashamed’ of Wartime Actions

In his first interview after being acquitted of killing three Serb captives during wartime, the former Bosniak commander in Srebrenica, Naser Oric, said he was a “knight” on the battlefield.

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09 Oct 17 Bosnian Croat Fighter Jailed for Wartime Rape

Former Croatian Defence Council fighter Jozo Djojic was sentenced to six years in prison for committing a war crime after being found guilty of raping a woman in the Odzak area in 1992.

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09 Oct 17 Serbs Express Outrage at Naser Oric Acquittal

Political leaders from Serbia and Republika Srpska strongly criticised the acquittal of the Bosnian Army’s former Srebrenica commander Naser Oric, who was cleared of killing Serb prisoners of war.

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09 Oct 17 Serbian Court Dismisses Strpci Train Massacre Charges

A Belgrade court dismissed charges against five Bosnian Serb ex-fighters accused of killing 20 passengers abducted from a train in Strpci in Bosnia in 1993, saying the indictments were incorrectly filed.

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09 Oct 17 Srebrenica Commander Naser Oric Acquitted of War Crimes

Naser Oric, the Bosnian Army’s former commander in Srebrenica, was found not guilty of killing three Bosnian Serb prisoners of war in 1992 - a verdict that sparked strong reactions from war victims.

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06 Oct 17 Bosnia Clears Serb Policeman of Persecuting Detainees

Former policeman Milan Gavrilovic was cleared of committing inhumane acts against non-Serb prisoners who were being transported between detention camps in the Prijedor area in 1992.

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06 Oct 17 Bosnian Serb Fighter Charged with Burning Civilians Alive

Former Bosnian Serb fighter Radomir Susnjar was indicted for taking part in a massacre in which 57 Bosniak civilians were burned alive in a house in Visegrad in 1992.

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05 Oct 17 Serbian Responsibility for Missing Croatian Civilians Contested

Defence lawyers for former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic denied a Zagreb official’s claim that all the people who went missing during the Croatian war were civilians.

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04 Oct 17 Croatia ‘Still Searching for War Missing from 1991’

A Croatian official told the trial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic that Zagreb is still searching for people who disappeared as a result of Serb forces’ attacks in 1991.

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