war crimes

Trial of the 'Butcher of Bosnia' nearing end

Ratko Mladic, whose war crimes trial reaches a climax next week, is a former Serb army commander whose brutish leadership during Bosnia's 1990s conflict was blamed for the worst atrocities in...

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...

Justice, veterans' ministers welcome release of Orasje arrestees

Croatia's Justice Minister Ante Sprlje and War Veterans Minister Tomo Medved on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina to release from custody, pending trial, a...

Detention for Orasje arrestees revoked

The State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday decided to end detention set for a group of former members of the Bosnian Croat HVO forces arrested on October 31 in Orasje on suspicion of...

Man arrested in Montenegro for war crime in Croatia

Montenegrin police on Tuesday evening arrested Miroslav Jovic (47) at Tivat airport, charged with a war crime committed in Croatia, electronic media in Podgorica reported on Wednesday, citing a...

Two Bosnian Army commanders arrested for war crimes

Two high-ranking members of the former Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina's 5th Corps have been arrested on war crimes charges, local media reported on Wednesday.

 

US extradites to Bosnia ex-HVO member suspected of war crimes

American authorities on Tuesday extradited to Bosnia and Herzegovina a former member of the Croat Defence Council (HVO), Azra Basic, suspected of war crimes, the Bosnian Prosecutor's Office has...

181 persons convicted for war crimes in Vukovar

In the 25 years since war crimes were committed in the eastern town of Vukovar, Croatian prosecutors have launched criminal proceedings against 1,203 persons, 181 have been convicted and many...

Three Serbs charged with war crimes against civilians and POWs in Croatia

The County Prosecutor's Office in the northern Croatian coastal city of Rijeka has indicted three citizens of Serbia, former members of a Serb Territorial Defence force in Licki Osik, for war...

Trial in Lora war crimes case postponed over motion for judge's exemption

The trial for war crimes committed at Split's naval port of Lora, dubbed Lora 2, was postponed indefinitely on Wednesday after an attorney for the first defendant, Tomislav Duic, asked for the...

Krsticevic: We expect war crimes to be prosecuted without discrimination or pressure

Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic said on Wednesday that he expected the judicial authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina to prosecute war crimes without discrimination or political...

Croatian minister to travel to BH despite alleged criminal report

Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic will travel to Medjugorje, southern Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH), on Wednesday for a working visit, his ministry said in a statement.

Bosnian prosecutor: War crimes suspects beyond reach of police, better cooperation needed

The prosecutorial authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina are working on a large number of cases of war crimes whose perpetrators are outside the country, and the problem with their prosecution is...

ICC: US forces in Afghanistan may have committed war crimes

There is a "reasonable basis" to believe that US forces may have carried out war crimes, including torture, in Afghanistan, prosecutors at the International Criminal Court said Monday.

Three Bosnian Serbs indicted for war crimes

The Bosnian State Prosecutor's Office said on Saturday it had indicted three Bosnian Serbs for war crimes committed against Bosniak civilians in the Prijedor area.