In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian Serb Veterans’ Leader Denies Assisting Srebrenica Genocide

Milomir Savcic, the president of the Veterans' Organisation of Republika Srpska, pleaded not guilty at the Bosnian state court on Monday to assisting the commission of genocide in July 1995.

"This is a totally fictional indictment. I do not feel guilty. I plead not guilty," he said.

No Country for the Needy: Bosnia Fails to House its Displaced

On Easter Sunday 2010, Angelina Jolie came to the eastern Bosnian town of Rogatica and performed a miracle. The Hollywood star had been touring the country in her off-screen role as ambassador for the UN refugee agency, UNHCR. At a makeshift shelter in a former school building, she was introduced to Lena Babic, an elderly woman who had lost her home in the Bosnian war 18 years previously.

Bosnian Serb Policeman’s Crimes Against Humanity Conviction Upheld

The appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court has confirmed the verdict sentencing Mico Jurisic to 11 years in prison for wartime crimes including involvement in several murders in the Prijedor area in 1992.

He was found guilty of participating in the murders of two Bosniaks in the village of Carakovo, as well as the killings of two others.

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