Bosnian Genocide

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.

‘Mothers of Srebrenica’ File Euro Court Complaint Against Netherlands

The Mothers of Srebrenica association, representing more than 6,000 family members of Srebrenica genocide victims, has filed a complaint against the Netherlands to the European Court for Human Rights in Strasbourg, Dutch law firm Van Diepen Van der Kroef announced on Monday.

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.

Bosnia Probes Christmas Eve ‘Intimidation’ by Celebrating Serbs

The Bosnian state prosecution opened a case on Wednesday to investigate whether Bosniaks who returned to the Srebrenica, Visegrad and Bratunac areas after fleeing during the 1990s war were intimidated by noisy celebrations by Serbs on Orthodox Christmas Eve on Monday.

The case will also examine whether the celebrations provoked ethnic and religious hatred and intolerance.