Two small but vocal groups of right-wing Bosnian Serb nationalists exerted pressure that is believed to have caused the authorities in the city of Prijedor to ban this year’s White Armband Day march to commemorate war victims.
Serbia plans to prosecute four Croatian officers in their absence for air attacks on a convoy of fleeing refugees in 1995 – but experts say that because Zagreb is not cooperating with Belgrade, the case is likely to be flawed.
Bosnian war survivors and international organisations criticised a decision by Sarajevo’s Novi Grad municipality to name a street after general Mehmed Alagic, who died before the end of his trial at the Hague Tribunal.
A ban on a march commemorating victims of wartime persecution by Bosnian Serb forces in the city of Prijedor, which police say was imposed for security reasons, has been criticised as a violation of civil rights.
Milenko Zivanovic, wartime commander of the Bosnian Serb Army’s Drina Corps, was indicted in both Bosnia and Serbia, almost simultaneously, for similar crimes in Srebrenica in 1995, raising questions about the motives behind the charges.
Moscow is busy selling its own version of the war in Ukraine to Bosnian citizens – cynically using analogies with the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica to justify its invasion and destabilize Bosnia at the same time.
Well-known suspects including a former Bosnian presidency member, two Bosnian Army generals and a police chief make the Dobrovoljacka case one of the most high-profile in recent years – but what is known about the charges so far?