croatian-general-glavas-war-crimes-verdict-quashed-07-29-2016
29 Jul 16 Re-trial for Glavas as Conviction is Quashed

Branimir Glavas faces a re-trial after Croatia's Supreme Court annulled his first-degree conviction for war crimes against Serbs in Osijek - a decision that has caused outrage in Serbia.

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14 Jul 16 Croatian Serb Ex-Leader Asks for Hague Help

Milan Martic, the convicted former leader of a rebel Serb wartime statelet, asked the UN-backed court in The Hague to intervene to prevent the Croatian judiciary from trying him again for war crimes.

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14 Jul 16 Serbian Paramilitary ‘Captain Dragan’ Pleads Not Guilty

Former Serbian paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, alias ‘Captain Dragan’, pleaded not guilty to war crimes against civilians and prisoners of war in Croatia.

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former-bosnian-serb-policemen-sentenced-for-bileca-crimes-07-08-2016
08 Jul 16 Bosnian Serb Ex-Policemen Jailed for Abuse and Torture

Former Bosnian Serb policemen Goran Vujovic, Miroslav Duka and Zeljko Ilic were sentenced to a total of 23 years in prison for crimes against humanity in Bileca in 1992.

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two-key-albanian-survivors-reject-appearing-in-serbian-court-07-06-2016
07 Jul 16 Kosovo Massacre Survivors Refuse to Testify in Belgrade

Two key witnesses who survived a massacre of Kosovo Albanians in the village of Cuska in 1999 refused to testify in what they called the “farcical” war crimes trial of 10 Yugoslav Army troops.

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alleged-assassins-named-at-yugoslav-spies-trial-07-05-2016
05 Jul 16 Alleged Assassins Named at Yugoslav Spies’ Trial

At the murder trial of two former Yugoslav secret service officials, former agent Vinko Sindicic named people who he claims executed the Croatian émigré Stjepan Djurekovic in Germany in 1983.

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bosnian-serb-police-officials-mico-stanisic-stojan-zupljanin-hague-tribunal-verdict-06-30-2016
30 Jun 16 UN Court Confirms Bosnian Serb Police Officials’ Convictions

The appeals chamber at the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague upheld the verdict sentencing former Bosnian Serb police officials Mico Stanisic and Stojan Zupljanin to 22 years in prison each.

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serbia-launches-case-for-bratunac-rape-06-29-2016
29 Jun 16 Bosnian Serb Soldier Goes on Trial in Belgrade

The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb soldier Dalibor Maksimovic, who is accused of killings and rapes near the Bosnian town of Bratunac in 1992, opened at a Serbian court.

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28 Jun 16 Bosnian Army Commander Oric Trial Stopped

The trial of Bosniak wartime commander Naser Oric for crimes against Serb prisoners of war in the areas of Srebrenica and Bratunac was stopped because of the unacceptable behaviour of a prosecution witness.

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kenjalos-and-balaban-sentenced-to-19-years-06-09-2016
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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witnesses-recall-abuse-by-mujahedeen-fighters-06-09-2016
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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croatian-general-glavas-s-war-crimes-retrial-opens-06-02-2016
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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fugitive-bosnian-serb-general-s-trial-delayed-06-01-2016
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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croatian-serb-rebel-leader-s-trial-starts-in-zagreb-06-01-2016
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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stanisic-and-simatovic-trial-to-start-in-2017-05-24-2016
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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