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Former Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity
Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] convicted [judgment summary, PDF; press release] Thursday of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes and sentenced to 40 years by the International Cri (More)
Bosnian Serb general convicted of genocide dies in custody
Bosnian Serb General Zdravko Tolimir died on Monday in custody in The Hague. Tolimir was convicted of genocide and given a life sentence by UN judges in 2012. Last year the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) upheld th (More)
Ohio man sentenced for lying about participation in ethnic cleansing
A federal court in Ohio on Tuesday sentenced Serbian refugee Slobodan Mutic to two years in prison for lying on immigration forms about his participation in ethnic cleansing and genocide in the former Yugoslavia. A spokesperson for the Cleveland Di (More)
Three men arrested in Bosnia for 1992 killings
Three former members of the Bosnian Muslim armed forces were arrested on Monday in Tulza, a town in Bosnia and Herzegovina, for allegedly killing as many as 10 Serb civilians in Srebrenica in July 1992. The victims were killed near a police station (More)
Families of Srebrenica victims file complaint in Europe rights court
Lawyers for the families of three Bosnian Muslims killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre on Friday filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) seeking to bring charges against three Dutch former-UN commanders. The complaint, (More)
Former Bosnia general pleads not guilty of war crimes
Former Bosnian Army general Naser Oric pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of war crimes he allegedly committed against prisoners of war in 1992. Prosecutors charged Oric in August for his alleged involvement in the killing of three Bosnian Serb (More)
Serbia prosecutors bring charges against Srebrenica massacre suspects
Serbia's Office of the War Crimes Prosecutor on Thursday indicted eight former policemen suspected of taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. The suspects are charged with war crimes for participating i (More)
Serbia asks Russia to veto UN resolution regarding Bosnian war
Serbia on Saturday reportedly asked Russia to veto a British UN Security Council resolution that would call the incident during the Bosnian War in which 8000 Muslim men were murdered genocide. Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic sent a letter to Ru (More)
Croatia approves law to compensate war rape victims
Croatia's parliament on Friday passed a law that grants compensation to victims of rape during the country's war of independence from Yugoslavia more than 20 years ago. Despite its lateness, the move has been hailed as an important step in recoveri (More)
Dutch court decides not to prosecute Srebrenica commander
A Dutch appellate court ruled Wednesday that Gen. Thom Karremans, who ordered Bosnian Muslims away from a UN peacekeeping compound during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive], will not be prosecuted. Karremans, along (More)