In Bosnia and Herzegovina
Three war victims' associations on Monday urged Bosnia and Herzegovina's top international official, High Representative Christian Schmidt, to intervene to remove Lidija Bradara as president of the Bosniak and Croat-dominated Federation entity over her links to a war criminal who she called a "friend", N1 TV reported.
Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic urged the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals in The Hague on Tuesday to reverse the verdict sentencing them to 12 years in prison each and acquit them of aiding and abetting Serb fighting units that committed crimes in the Bosanski Samac area during the Bosnian war in 1992.
Ibrahim Ceco was sentenced to one-and-a-half years in prison for committing a war crime against the civilian population in Sarajevo in September 1992.
Body is assumed to belong to a Serb who went missing in 1993 in the Hadzici area.
Slovenian director Miran Zupanic's latest documentary tells a story of rich foreigners who paid to shoot at people in Sarajevo during the wartime siege - but Bosnian Serb war veterans insist the film is based on a lie.
The appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court on Monday confirmed the verdict convicting Cvijan Tomanic, a Bosnian Serb soldier during wartime, of committing a crime against humanity in a village near Zvornik in 1992.
Defence and prosecution appeals against the first-instance verdict were rejected as "unfounded", the court said.
Presenting its closing statement to the Bosnian state court on Friday, the prosecution said it had proved during the trial that Momcilo Tesic, a former military policeman with the Bosnian Serb Army's Vlasenica Brigade, is guilty of participating in the murders of 21 Bosniak men from Srebrenica in July 1995.
According to the announcement of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, the incident happened yesterday, when, as stated, an unknown person blocked the road with a Hyundai vehicle and tore off the rotating light from the official vehicle of the Republika Srpska and threw it off the road.
The defence lawyer for Veljko Papic, the wartime commander of the Third Company of the Bosnian Serb Army's Sarajevo-Romanija Corps' First Battalion, told BIRN that an appeal has been filed against the verdict jailing him for two years for crimes against the civilian population in Sarajevo in 1993 and 1994.
The prosecution has also appealed, asking for a longer sentence.