Law

European Court Rules Against Serbian, Montenegrin Army Officers

The European Court of Human Rights ruled in a decision that was made public on Tuesday that 11 current, former or retired officers of the Yugoslav Army and the Army of Serbia and Montenegro were not denied a fair hearing by the courts in their legal battle over allegedly underpaid salaries.

Attackers of rector released

The eight young men accused of participating in the attack on the rector of the Athens University of Economics and Business, Dimitris Bourantonis, on October 29, which caused a public outcry, have been released after testifying before an investigative magistrate last week.

President of Senate: I never supported unicameralism, but we need to reduce number of MPs

The President of the Senate, Anca Dragu, on Wednesday said that the number of MPs must be reduced, based on analysis, and specified that she never supported unicameralism. "We had a referendum in November 2009 in which Romanian citizens expressed their wish that the number of MPs had to be significantly reduced to 300 and that the Parliament be unicameral, instead of bicameral.

Serbian Commissioner Backs BIRN in Info Requests on War Crimes Fugitive

Serbia's information commissioner has ordered the country's interior ministry to provide the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network with information BIRN requested concerning war crimes fugitive Rajko Kozlina, sentenced in late 2019 by a Serbian court to 15 years in prison but who remains at large.

Harsher Sentence Urged for Bosnian Serb Soldier Convicted of Rape

Presenting its appeal at the Bosnian state court on Monday, the prosecution called for a harsher punishment for Sasa Curcic, who was convicted under a first-instance verdict of committing a crime against humanity for raping a woman in July 1992 and sentenced to five years in prison.

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