Srebrenica

Erdogan blames Dutch for Srebrenica in war of words with Europe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday blamed the Netherlands for the Srebrenica massacre, amid an ongoing dispute over campaigning by Turkish politicians in European countries.

Bosnian Serb jailed for life for Srebrenica atrocities dies in Germany

Bosnian Serb Ljubisa Beara, who was serving a life sentence for atrocities against Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica, died in a prison in Berlin on Friday, media outlets in Bosnia and Herzegovina reported.

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.

Trial for Srebrenica war crimes starts in Belgrade

A trial of eight members of the Special Brigade of the Bosnian Serb entity Interior Ministry, indicted for war crimes against Bosniak civilians in Srebrenica, started before the Special War Crimes Court in Belgrade on Monday.

Bosniaks will mark Serb entity day by remembering Srebrenica genocide victims

Members of associations of families of Bosniaks killed in the Srebrenica genocide in 1995 will gather at the memorial centre in Potocari, eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) on Monday to express their dissatisfaction with the marking of January 9 as the day of Republika Srpska (RS), BiH's Serb entity.

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.

Prosecutors say Mladic's crimes proved

In their closing arguments at the trial of Ratko Mladic at the Hague war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, prosecutors said on Monday they had proved his participation in a joint criminal enterprise to forcibly create a Serb state on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and his central role in the Srebrenica massacre.

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 40 non-Serb civilians from Srebrenica and Skelani in the east of the country.

Mothers' associations support families of arrested Orasje Croats

Munira Subasic and Slavica Bilic on behalf of the Mothers of Srebrenica from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Mothers of Peace from Croatia respective associations on Friday sent a message of solidarity from Vukovar to the families of Bosnian Croat HVO members recently arrested in Orasje.

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 confirmed.

Serb candidate wins election for Srebrenica municipal head

Grujicic was in the lead also when ballots from polling stations in Srebrenica were counted, with more than 2,000 votes in the lead, however, the difference grew smaller as ballots from abroad and polling stations in other parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina arrived.

Tensions flare in Bosnian hotspot Srebrenica after local polls

Bosnian Serb police said Wednesday that it took control over ballots in the ethnic hotspot of Srebrenica Wednesday amid tensions over the result of Sunday's local polls.

European court dismisses case against UN peacekeepers at Srebrenica

A case claiming three UN peacekeepers were criminally responsible in the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica was dismissed by the European Court of Human Rights on Thursday.

Plans for Sept referendum in Serb entity fuel political conflicts in Bosnia

The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina has deteriorated in recent months and that will have not only political but also economic repercussions, the Austrian ambassador to that country said in an interview with a local daily.

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

Bosnia's FM refuses to be involved in preparations for Srebrenica genocide commemoration

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Minister of Foreign Affairs Igor Crnadak has confirmed that he has banned ministry staff from participating in preparations for the commemoration of the Srebrenica genocide justifying his decision with the fact that Serbian officials have not been invited to the commemoration.

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.

Vucic's associate asks that Serbia cut communication with Bosniak officials over Srebrenica

Djuric requested that communication be cut with Srebrenica municipal head Camil Durakovic and the Chairman of the Bosnian collective Presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, saying that the authorities in Sarajevo were behind Durakovic's behavior, and that his statement represented "chauvinist violence", Radio Television Serbia reported.

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.

Bosniak children in Srebrenica not going to school over Bosnian language

The majority of Bosniak children in Srebrenica did not go to school on Monday after their parents complained about a decision by the Bosnian Serb entity authorities that school finishing certificates should note that they finished the Bosniak language instead of Bosnian as it is officially referred to.

Croatian MEP Jakovcic addresses Bosnian Federation entity parliament

Jakovcic was at the helm of a delegation of the Istrian Democratic Party (IDS) and on that occasion said that it had been of vital importance before the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide to recall those horrific war events and human suffering.

Culture minister warns Srebrenica genocide negator criticises Croatia

In the interview, broadcast on Wednesday, Minister Hasanbegovic said that taxpayers' money could no longer be allocated by the Culture Ministry in the way it had been before.

Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic gets 40 years for Srebrenica genocide

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) at The Hague found him guilty of genocide at Srebrenica.

Dodik says ICTY ruling contributes to divisions

"Those were their personal decisions and there can be absolutely no consequences for Republika Srpska," Dodik told Radio Belgrade.

Karadzic, the psychiatrist judged responsible for Srebrenica genocide

The ex-Bosnian Serb leader, who also dabbled in poetry and later new age medicine, was found guilty of genocide at Srebrenica and other war crimes.

Karadzic gets 40 years for genocide and war crimes

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Thursday found Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic guilty of genocide at Srebrenica and war crimes committed elsewhere in Bosnia and Herzegovina and sentenced to 40 years in prison.  

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. 

Serbia donates EUR 5 mln to Srebrenica

"The Serbian government this morning made a decision to allocate 10 million (convertible) marks (EUR 5 million), to be made available to Srebrenica immediately,"