Crime

UN Court Rejects Bosnian War Rape Convict’s Plea for Release

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague has turned down a request for early release from Dragoljub Kunarac, the wartime leader of a Bosnian Serb Army reconnaissance unit, who was jailed by the UN court for multiple rape and the enslavement of two women in the Foca area during the Bosnian conflict.

Two detained over attack on migrant camp in northern Greece

Police say they detained two suspects - a 38-year-old man and his 14-year-old son - in connection with a racist attack Saturday against the Oreokastro camp which houses migrant and refugee children near Thessaloniki in northern Greece. 

The two were detained after a complaint filed by a 15-year-old Syrian who stays at the camp.

Clientelist Networks Lie Behind Western Balkans State Capture – Transparency

Political elites and their grip on power are the main driving force behind state capture in the Western Balkans and Turkey, a new Transparency International report asserts.

The report, "Examining state capture", published on Tuesday, notes "two key enabling factors of state capture in the Western Balkans and Turkey: impunity for high-level corruption and tailor-made laws".

Time for the rectors

All - or almost all - Greek governments in recent decades have lamented the occupation of university spaces by outside forces, whether they be unionists or simply delinquents.

For the first time, however, a plan has been drawn up to protect universities from such outside forces.

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