In a pioneering scheme, victims of alleged wartime crimes are being offered the opportunity to play a role in the upcoming trials in The Hague of former Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas including ex-President Hashim Thaci.
The latest in BIRN’s Forgotten Victims series examines how Croat troops attacked a convoy of Serbs trying to escape to safety in September 1995, killing 81 civilians, but no one has ever been charged with their murders.
Over 50 Montenegrins who disappeared in the wars in the former Yugoslavia are still listed as missing - and experts say the authorities must improve cooperation with the country’s neighbours if their graves are to be found.
Albanci koji su pristali da svedoče u slučajevima protiv bivših pripadnika Oslobodilačke vojske Kosova (OVK) strahuju da bi zbog curenja dokumenata iz Specijalnog suda njihov identitet mogao biti otkriven.
In the latest in the Forgotten Victims series, BIRN asks why there have been no convictions for the brutal abuse and murders of prisoners detained by Bosnian Serb forces at a school in the town of Bratunac in May 1992.
They are Muslims like the majority of Kosovo Albanians, and speak a similar language to Serbs, but Kosovo’s minority Bosniaks have encountered discrimination, violence and poverty as they endeavoured to survive the turbulent wartime and post-war.