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In late March, Ukrainian authorities reported that Russian forces had forcibly transferred over two thousand children from the Russian-occupied Donbas region of Eastern Ukraine into Russia. Other reports note that Ukraine’s Human Rights Commissioner asserts that more than 121,000 Ukrainian children have been forcibly deported to Russia, where the government is reportedly preparing the necessary [...]

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UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss Monday announced that she sanctioned Milorad Dodik and Zeljka Cvijanovic, two Bosnian Serb politicians, “for deliberately undermining peace” in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The sanctions include travel bans and asset freezes to prevent Dodik and Cvijanovic from profiting from the UK. Dodik and Cvijanovic are leaders in Bosnia’s Serb community. Bosnia [...]

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The United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik and a television outlet he controls, Alternativna Televizija d.o.o. Banja Luka (ATV). The sanctions came Wednesday after executive order 14033 ordered the United States Department of the Treasury (USDT) and other departments to take action against [...]

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The Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina on Monday convicted former police officer and soldier, Rade Garic, and sentenced him to 20 years in prison for war crimes committed between 1992 and 1995. Sentenced under the first instance verdict, Garic was found guilty of several murders committed in Vlaswenica and Srebrenica in 1992 and 1995, respectively. The court [...]

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The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) on Tuesday confirmed Ratko Mladić’s convictions and life imprisonment sentence by a Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Mladić, commander of the Main Staff of the Bosnian Serb Army from May 12, 1992, until at least November 8, [...]

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The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) heard oral arguments Tuesday and Wednesday in the appeal of former Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina military commander Ratko Mladić. Mladić appealed his 2017 conviction and life sentence for genocide, crimes against humanity and violation of the laws or customs of war in [...]

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The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals’ appeals chamber on Wednesday confirmed the conviction of former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic for Bosnian war crimes, increasing his sentence to life in prison. After the first-instance judgment rendered in March 2016, which sentenced Karadzic to 40 years of prison, both the defense and the prosecution appealed. [...]

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