Crimes

Croatian parliament marks Day of Remembrance for victims of totalitarian regimes

Europe-Wide Day of Remembrance for the victims of all totalitarian and authoritarian regimes, observed on 23 August, was marked in Croatia's parliament where Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner said...

War criminals in Bosnia can exchange their prison sentences for fine

The laws in force in Bosnia and Herzegovina allow for the possibility that all persons who are given prison sentences of shorter duration can "buy" their freedom if they pay a fine, however, the...

Senior Serbian army officers reported for war crimes in Kosovo

The two senior officers of the then Yugoslav Army are considered to be responsible for the murder of 41 Albanian civilians on 2 April 1999, the Pristina-based KTV television said.

War crimes indictee Dragan Vasiljkovic to remain in custody

War crimes indictee Dragan Vasiljkovic aka Captain Dragan will remain in custody for the next month because he is a flight risk, the Split County Court decided on Wednesday, extending Vasiljkovic'...

USKOK cracks down on ring suspected of laundering over EUR 84 mln

The Office for the Suppression of Corruption and Organised Crime (USKOK) on Friday opened an investigation into 15 suspects who are believed to have conspired to launder over 630 million kuna.

Catholic bishop: Karadzic did nothing to prevent crimes

The Roman Catholic Bishop of Banja Luka, Franjo Komarica, said on Thursday that Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic had undoubtedly known everything about war crimes in Bosnia and...

Serb entity president defends Karadzic ahead of sentencing hearing

Dodik made the statement ahead of a sentencing hearing The Hague-based International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) is to hold in the Karadzic case on March 24.

Zdravko Mamic no longer Dinamo's executive director

Zdravko Mamic held a news conference in Zagreb on Tuesday to inform the public that he would no longer be the executive director of the Dinamo Zagreb soccer club, but would be an advisor in the...

Klemm's co-defendant reaches plea bargain with prosecutors

Klemm is charged with masterminding the unauthorised payment of his company's money to himself. Klemm Security made payments to other companies which in turn made payments to Klemm based on...

Naser Oric goes on trial for war crimes in Srebrenica area

The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo on Tuesday commenced the trial of Naser Oric, the wartime commander of Srebrenica's defence forces charged with war crimes against Serb prisoners of...