war crimes

Serb rebel accused of expelling Croats from Knin

The Split County Prosecutor's Office has indicted a 59-year-old Serbian citizen for ordering the terrorising and expulsion of Croats from the area of Knin in 1992.

Nine ex-HVO members indicted for war crimes in north Bosnia

The Bosnian State Prosecutor's Office on Friday indicted nine former commanders and members of the Croat Defence Council (HVO) for war crimes against Serbs in the Orasje area in northern Bosnia...

Ex-Yugoslav Navy captain given six years for shelling Split

The wartime deputy commander of the Lora naval base at Split, Yugoslav Navy Captain Pavle Pantic, was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday for the shelling of Split in the early 1990s, in...

Four indicted for JNA soldiers' execution in Sarajevo in 1992

The Bosnia and Herzegovina State Prosecutor's Office on Thursday issued an indictment against four persons for the murder of eight Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) prisoners of war in Sarajevo in...

Four ex-Bosnian army troops indicted for war crimes against Croat civilians

The Bosnian State Prosecutor's Office on Wednesday indicted four former members of the Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina for war crimes against Croat civilians, including the killing of three persons...

Two ex-Bosnian Serb soldiers arrested for war crimes

Two former members of the Bosnian Serb army were arrested in Prijedor on Monday after the Bosnian State Prosecutor's Office charged them with war crimes against Croat, Bosniak and Roma civilians...

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...

Bosnian Croat military police officer gets 10 years in jail for war crimes in Orasje

The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina has sentenced, pending appeal, a former commander of the Military Police of the Bosnian Croat forces HVO, Mato Baotic, to ten years in prison for war crimes...

Serbia's president says Captain Dragan has right to Serbian legal aid

Serbia's President Tomislav Nikolic on Wednesday said that Dragan Vasiljkovic, aka Captain Dragan, has the right to legal aid from Serbia in the war crimes case against him in Croatia, Nikolic's...

Two ex-Bosnian Army soldiers arrested on suspicion of war crimes in Sarajevo

Two former Bosnia and Herzegovina Army soldiers were arrested in Sarajevo on Wednesday on suspicion of committing war crimes in Sarajevo in 1993.

Eight Serbs arrested on suspicion of war crimes in Prijedor

Eight former members of the Bosnian Serb forces were apprehended by the police on Tuesday on suspicion of their involvement in war crimes, including the execution of 120 non-Serbs in the...

NGOs recall 6 Dec 1991 army attack on Dubrovnik

The Documenta Centre for Dealing with the Past from Zagreb and the Human Rights Action and the Centre for Civic Education from Podgorica recalled in a joint statement on Monday that on 6 December...

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...

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...