Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier’s Wartime Rape Acquittal Challenged

The District Public Prosecution in East Sarajevo has filed an appeal against the verdict clearing Milenko Gojgolovic of beating and raping a female detainee at the Susica detention camp in Vlasenica in June 1992.

Gojgolovic was a member of the Territorial Defence force in Vlasenica, which was then renamed the Vlasenica Light Infantry Brigade of the Bosnian Serb Army's Drina Corps.

Schmidt on Dodik's claims: "I'm here. Things are very clear"

He pointed out that it was "very clear" that he was appointed by the international community.
"I am in the service, I am here, I live here. I call on everyone to take arguments into account, not just their understanding of the world," Schmidt told HTV in Zagreb on Tuesday, where he had previously talked with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovi.

Warning issued "due to risk of arrest and prosecution in Serbia"

"The warning is issued due to the risk of arrest and prosecution in the Republic of Serbia on war crimes charges, and on the basis of previous cases of arrest of Bosnia-Herzegovina's citizens against whom no proceedings are being conducted in Bosnia and Herzegovina or charged by the country's judicial institutions with war crimes," officials from these institutions stated, as Radio Sarajevo rep

Turkish foreign minister meets Balkan officials

Turkey's foreign minister on Sept. 13 separately met with the recently appointed high representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as the Serbian president of the National Assembly.

In a Twitter post, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said: "Pleased to host Christian Schmidt, recently appointed High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina."