Bosnia and Herzegovina–Serbia relations

Bosnian Train Massacre Defendant Dies in Serbia

Ljubisa Vasiljevic, a wartime Serb paramilitary fighter who was one of five defendants in the Strpci trial at Belgrade Higher Court, has died.

Belgrade Higher Court told BIRN that Vasiljevic died on July 6 and that "due to that fact, the court adopted a decision to suspend the proceedings [against him] on August 16, 2021".

Facebook Removes Video Glorifying ‘Legend’ Ratko Mladic

Facebook has taken down a video about former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic entitled 'The General Has Become a Legend Today', which was posted on the official page of the ruling party in Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska entity, the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats, SNSD.

"Serbia has no rights"

Dzaferovic believes that Serbia has no rights when it comes to the appointment of the High Representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina and that the only obligation that Serbia has under the Dayton Agreement is to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Bosnia-Herzegovina by "not taking any action that would violate those values of BiH in any way".

Bosnian Serbs Honour Controversial Nobel-Winning Author Handke

The president of Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska entity, Zeljka Cvijanovic, presented controversial Austrian author Peter Handke with the Order of Republika Srpska on Friday in Banja Luka for "exceptional work and contribution in the field of cultural and spiritual development".

"We promised to open a factory in Drvar and we opened it"

As previously reported from his cabinet, Vucic will attend the opening of the Komercijalna Banka branch in Drvar, visit the Health Center and attend the opening of the Jumko factory.
Serbian government has allocated € 32 million for various projects over the last two years, with the aim to help the Serb population in Republika Srpska.

Bosnian Train Massacre Trial: Witnesses Find Convenient Scapegoat

The first year of the trial in Belgrade for the abduction and killing of 20 passengers from a train at Strpci station in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the war in 1993 has heard testimony from relatives of the victims, other passengers, policemen, Bosnian Serb Army soldiers and the defendants themselves, as a fuller picture of the crime more than 26 years ago began to emerge.

Bosnia: Radovan Karadzic’s Conviction Highlights Entrenched Divisions

"He deserved nothing less than life imprisonment," said Nura Alispahic from Srebrenica, whose two sons were killed.

The verdict was also welcomed by Bosniak politicians - but political leaders in the country's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska entity said it proved that the UN court was anti-Serb.