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Exhibition on int. community's failure to prevent Srebrenica atrocities staged

A new museum with artefacts and material about the conduct and the role of the UN-led Protection Force (UNPROFOR) in the summer of 1995 when the Srebrenica enclave fell into the hands of Serb forces was opened on Thursday within the Potocari Memorial Centre, which is dedicated to 8,000 Bosnian Muslim victims killed by troops led by Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic.

OSCE: Revision of ruling against Serbia for genocide, aggression in Bosnia would cause new crisis

The head of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jonathan Moore, has told a Sarajevo daily that Bosnia and Herzegovina's filing a new lawsuit against Serbia for aggression and genocide at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) would only worsen the situation in the country and the rest of the region and that it was unlikely to change a 2007 verdict that acquitted Serbia of the charges.

It is uncertain if Bosnia will ask for review of ICJ ruling in genocide suit against Serbia

Bosnia and Herzegovina's legal representative before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Sakib Softic, has said that he does not intend to initiate, on how own, a review of the court's 2007 ruling in the case of Sarajevo's lawsuit against the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, that is its successor Serbia, for aggression and genocide, stressing that such a decision needs to be made by relevant authorities.

Indictment for Srebrenica genocide issued

Bosnian prosecutorial authorities have indicted former senior Bosnian Serb army officer Svetozar Kosoric for participation in the massacre of more than 7,000 Bosniak men and boys in Srebrenica in July 1995.

Philippine leader says deadly anti-drug campaign not genocide

A new Philippine anti-drugs campaign that has left more than 1,000 people dead is not genocide, said President Rodrigo Dueterte Monday, adding he was prepared to go to jail for the killings.

Remains of 127 Srebrenica genocide victims buried

The remains of 127 Bosniak men and boys killed in by the Bosnian Serb army and police in Srebrenica in July 1995 and identified over the past year were buried at the local memorial complex.

Interactive narrative "Srebrenica: An Eight-Act Genocide"

On the occasion of the 21st anniversary of the massacre of more than 8,000 Muslim men and youths in Srebrenica, the non-governmental organisation Documenta and SENSE

Dutch veterans sue state over deployment in genocide town Srebrenica

Former UN soldiers are suing the Netherlands for damages related to their deployment more than 20 years ago at the town of Srebrenica, where thousands of boys and men were executed in the Bosnian War.

Four Serbian opposition parties move resolution condemning Srebrenica genocide

Four opposition parties in the Serbian parliament on Wednesday moved a resolution on the Srebrenica genocide, when Bosnian Serb troops killed about 8,000 Bosniaks in eastern Bosnia in July 1995, which Serbia does not officially recognise as genocide.

Srebrenica mayor: Serbian officials not welcome at commemoration as long as genocide is denied

The attendance of Serbian officials at commemorations for genocide victims in Srebrenica is meaningless until that time that the country admits the character and dimensions of the crime committed against Bosniaks in July 1995, Srebrenica Mayor Camil Durakovic said in an interview published by the Banja Luka-based Nezavisne Novine daily on Wednesday.

Germany stands firm on Armenian genocide vote despite Turkish anger

German lawmakers were preparing Thursday to vote in favour of a resolution that recognizes the Ottoman massacres of Armenians in 1915-16 as genocide

Karadzic demands release, protests '19th century' jail conditions

The head of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia today turned down his request but ordered that health conditions at the detention unit in Scheveningen be looked at. 

Bosnian Serb president opens student dormitory named after indicted war criminal

"With this move we give our support to the man who put his signature for the construction of the university in East Sarajevo. We hope that the outcome of the trial will be satisfactory. I am glad that his wife and daughter are here, because he deserves it,"

US: Genocide affirmation won't alter strategy against Islamic State

The United States said Thursday that its declaration that the Islamic State organization is committing genocide against minority groups in Iraq and Syria won't affect the strategy Washington is pursuing against the movement.

Kerry: Islamic State committing "genocide" in Syria and Iraq

"I am pleased that this hearing was held," Erjavec told the press after addressing the Arbitral Tribunal on how Slovenia viewed the arbitration on the border dispute with Croatia and Croatia's decision to withdraw from that process.

Serb general sentenced to life for Srebrenica genocide dies

Bosnian Serb general Zdravko Tolimir, who was serving a life sentence for genocide, has died in detention at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Belgrade authorities said Tuesday.

Karadzic's advisor arrested on genocide charges

The Bosnian border police on Monday arrested Jovan Tintor, a wartime advisor of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, based on a warrant issued by the Sarajevo Cantonal Court on genocide charges.

EU Parliament accuses Islamic State of "genocide" in Syria, Iraq

The Islamic State extremist group has committed genocide by persecuting religious minorities in Syria and Iraq, the European Parliament said in a resolution voted Thursday.

Serb refugee in USA sentenced to two years in prison

After he serves his sentence, he will be deported to Croatia which wants him on war crimes charges, US media said.

Bosnian Serb wartime police commander arrested for Srebrenica genocide

In July 1995 Bogdanovic coordinated and commanded police units which in the area of Konjevic Polje captured Muslims trying to break out of the besieged town. 
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