Serbia Overturns Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier’s Wartime Rape Conviction
The Appeals Court in Belgrade on Tuesday upheld Dalibor Krstovic's appeal and quashed the first-instance verdict convicting him of raping a female Bosniak prisoner while she was being detained at an elementary school in the Bosnian town of Kalinovik during the war in August 1992.
Bosnian Authorities Fail to Remove Murals of War Criminals
Former High Representative Valentin Inzko, who was the senior international official in Bosnia and Herzegovina, responsible for overseeing the continuing implementation of the peace deal that ended the 1992-95 war, said before his term in office ended in July this year that local authorities should remove such murals and graffiti from public spaces after he imposed legislation banning the glori
Serbia Convicts Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier of Wartime Rape
Belgrade Higher Court sentenced Dalibor Krstovic to nine years in prison on Thursday for raping a female Bosniak prisoner while she was being detained at an elementary school in the town of Kalinovik during the war in August 1992.
Judge Zorana Trajkovic said that victim was captured with her two children, aged seven and nine, and that she was a "civilian in a helpless position".
Serbia Tries Bosnian Serb Ex-Fighter for Wartime Rape
The trial of Dalibor Krstovic, a Bosnian Serb fighter during the Bosnian war who is charged with raping a Bosniak woman in the town of Kalinovik in August 1992, started on Monday at the Higher Court in Belgrade.
Bosnia Spends €2 Million on ‘Divisive’ War Memorials
'A memorial shows that time can't erase everything'
The Gunpowder Depot building near Kalinovik, where Bosniaks were imprisoned during the war, remains unmarked as a detention site. Photo: BIRN.
The Novi Grad municipality in Sarajevo is one of those that have allocated the largest amounts over the past four years - around 220,000 euros.
Bosnian Army Ex-General Arrested for Shelling Town
State Investigation and Protection Agency officers arrested former general Ramiz Drekovic on Wednesday on suspicion of committing a war crime against civilians by ordering artillery attacks on the town of Kalinovik in 1995.
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Bosnia Readies for Potential Refugee Influx
Bosnia's Defence Ministry is ready to make available five military facilities to accommodate refugees from the Middle East if their nomal route through the region changes to include Bosnia, the ministry told BIRN on Tuesday.
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