February 1, 2011
by Andrea Bottorff
French authorities announced Tuesday the identity of a Serbian man arrested a day earlier and suspected of participating in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia, where a total of 8,000 Bosnian Muslims were killed. Milorad Momic, who has allegedly been living under a false name in France, is a ...[read more]
June 19, 2009
by Benjamin Hackman
The War Crimes Chamber of the Belgrade District Court on Thursday convicted four former members of a Serbian paramilitary group for the killings of 14 Kosovo Albanians in 1999, handing down sentences ranging from 15 to 20 years. The court concluded that Zeljko Djukic, Dragan Medic, Dragan ...[read more]
April 21, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
Serbia's war crimes court has charged four former members of a notorious Serbian paramilitary organization with war crimes stemming from their alleged involvement in a 1999 massacre of ethnic Albanian civilians in the Kosovar village of Podujevo, the Serbian prosecutor's office said ...[read more]
March 11, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
South African politician Jacob Zuma launched a legal challenge Tuesday in the South African Constitutional Court seeking to have evidence excluded from his upcoming corruption trial. Zuma argued that evidence seized in 2005 raids by the Directorate of Special Investigations, also known as... ...[read more]
February 12, 2008
by Leslie Schulman
South African Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula on Tuesday introduced in parliament a proposal to dissolve the Directorate of Special Investigations, also known as The Scorpions, a special agency in South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) that has been in char... ...[read more]
October 19, 2007
by Jaime Jansen
Serbian police arrested four members of the Scorpions paramilitary group suspected of crimes committed in Kosovo during Serbia's 1998-1999 war with ethnic Albanian separatists, the Serbian Interior Ministry announced Friday. Several members of the Scorpions, one of the most brutal paramilitary ...[read more]
April 10, 2007
by Katerina Ossenova
Serbia's war crimes court found four members of the Scorpions paramilitary group guilty of murder Tuesday for their role in the 1995 slaughter of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica. The charges were based on video footage shot by the four men as six Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica were shot dead... ...[read more]
December 20, 2005
by Jeannie Shawl
The trial of five former members of a Serbian paramilitary group charged with the videotaped execution of six Bosnian Muslims during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre began in Belgrade Tuesday. The five defendants, members of the Scorpions, were arrested in June after a video showing the executions ...[read more]
October 7, 2005
by David Shucosky
Serbia charged five members of a paramilitary group, the Scorpions, Friday for their roles in the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. They and several others were arrested in June after a video showing them executing six Bosnian Muslims was broadcast on Serbian television after being presented as ...[read more]
June 17, 2005
by Kate Heneroty
Croatia on Friday arrested 10 people suspected of committing war crimes against Bosnian Muslims in the 1990s. The arrests were made in eastern Croatia, an area with a large ethnic Serb population and where several former members of the Serb paramilitary group Scorpions live; they follow Monday... ...[read more]

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