Bosnian Serb

Bosnian prosecutors charge six men with ethnic cleansing in Srebrenica in 1992

The prosecutorial authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday issued an indictment against six former members of Bosnian Serb paramilitary units for mass persecutions and killing of at least...

Serb entity court rules Bosniak pupils not entitled to Bosniak language

The Banja Luka District Court has ruled that the rights of Bosniak children in the Bosnian Serb entity, Republika Srpska, have not been denied by their not having classes in the Bosnian language...

Lajcak urges Bosnian Serb politicians to fully support EU path

Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak said in Banja Luka on Tuesday that representatives of the government and the opposition in the Bosnian Serb entity should fully participate in reforms...

Police question Bosnian Serb leader for negating Srebrenica genocide

President of the Bosnian Serb entity (RS) Milorad Dodik was questioned by police on Wednesday with regard to charges filed against him for negating the Srebrenica genocide, Dodik's office has...

International community says Bosnian Serb entity is glorifying war criminals

Representatives of the international community in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Tuesday condemned the glorification by the Bosnian Serb authorities of convicted war criminals, saying that it was proof...

Investigators question Serb entity referendum commission chair

The chairman of a commission which organised an unlawful referendum in the Bosnian Serb entity on September 25 was interviewed at the Office of the Chief State Prosecutor in Sarajevo as part of a...

Serb entity parliament marks 25th anniversary of self-styled assembly

The Bosnian Serb entity authorities on Monday organised an event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of a self-styled assembly of Bosnian Serbs that attempted to prevent the...

Dodik says will comply with summons, but not in Sarajevo

The President of the Bosnian Serb entity of Republika Srpska, Milorad Dodik, on Tuesday said an investigation launched into him over an anti-constitutional referendum on the day of this entity was...

EP rapporteur criticises Russia for supporting Serb referendum

The European Parliament rapporteur on Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dan Preda, has warned that Russia's support for the referendum organised by Bosnian Serb authorities last Sunday is a dangerous move...

Bosnian Serbs defy authorities and the West with banned referendum

Bosnia's Srpska Republic on Sunday defied the country’s authorities and the West by voting in a referendum banned by the Constitutional court and condemned by both the European Union and United...

Referendum: Nearly 100% of Bosnian Serbs for keeping observing 9 Jan as holiday

Nearly all who went to the polls in a disputed referendum on the Bosnian Serb entity's official holiday voted for keeping marking 9 January as the entity's holiday, according to returns from a...

Slovenia sorry to see Bosnian Serbs holding referendum

Slovenia's Foreign Ministry on Saturday evening issued a statement to express concern over the Bosnian Serb leadership's insistence on a disputed referendum despite a ban from the  Sarajevo-based...

Serb entity conducting referendum despite court ban

Polling stations throughout the Serb-dominated areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina opened at 7 am Sunday for a referendum vote on whether residents of the Serb entity are in favour of celebrating the...

Bosniaks in Serb entity urged not to vote in referendum

Republika Srpska (RS) Vice President Ramiz Salkic on Friday called on Bosniaks in RS, the Bosnian Serb entity, not to participate in a referendum on Sunday, and on those organising the vote not to...

Bosnian Serb entity referendum to be held Sunday, situation increasingly tense

A referendum will be held in the Serb-dominated part of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Sunday in which voters in that entity will decide whether they want January 9 to continue to be marked as an...