Bosnian War

Bosnian Serb Army Ex-Soldier Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity

The Bosnian state court on Wednesday handed down a first-instance verdict sentencing Sabahudin 'Sasa' Kajdic, a former member of the Third Company of the Bosnian Serb Army's Prijedor Motorised Brigade, to 12 years in prison for committed crimes against humanity in Prijedor in 1992.

Bosnia War Crime Victims ‘Further Victimised’ by Courts Recovering Costs

An NGO that fights impunity for international crimes and supports their victims says that over the past decade, war crimes victims in Bosnia that have had law proceedings against those they consider responsible for their suffering rejected, have ended up paying huge bills and feeling even more stigmatised.

Bosnia needs Attention to Save itself from Disintegration

A quarter of a century after the end of the war, Bosnia and Herzegovina is in a dangerous situation. The people who live there are worried. After all, more than 100,000 people were killed or disappeared in the 1992-1995 conflict. Among them were about 8,000 men and boys killed in the genocide after the fall of Srebrenica in July 1995.

Srebrenica Genocide Convicts ‘Did Not See’ Any Executions

Ex-policemen Mendeljev Djuric and Petar Mitrovic, who have both been convicted of involvement in the Srebrenica genocide, told the war crimes trial of eight former Bosnian Serb special policeman at Belgrade Higher Court on Monday that they did not see any executions at an agricultural warehouse in the Bosnian village of Kravica in July 1995, even though they were both found guilty of participat

Former Bosnian Defence Minister Indicted for Abuse of Office

Former Bosnian defence minister Selmo Cikotic was charged on Monday with having abused his official position as defence minister from 2009 till 2011 by unlawfully favouring a buyer to the detriment of the ministry he led when planning the export and sale of surplus outdated weapons, ammunition and military equipment.

Serbian Peace Activists’ HQ Sprayed with Ratko Mladic Graffiti

Unidentified perpetrators spraypainted insults and defamatory messages on the entrance door of Women in Black's office in Belgrade on Sunday night - the latest in a series of graffiti attacks on the anti-war NGO's premises.

The doors of the building were sprayed with messages like "Whores in Black", "Ratko Mladic - Hero" and "[Women in Black head] Stasa [Zajovic] - Ustasa".

Bosnia Acquits Serb Ex-Policemen of Srebrenica Genocide Charges

The Bosnian state court found Miodrag Josipovic, Branimir Tesic, Dragomir Vasic, Danilo Zoljic and Radomir Pantic not guilty on Monday of participation in the partial extermination of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in July 1995.

"The prosecution has not proved that the defendants had the intent to commit extermination," said presiding judge Minka Kreho.