Italian TV personnel Marco Luchetta, Alessandro Sasa Ota and Dario D’Angelo were killed by artillery fire in 1994 while reporting on the plight of children in the war-ravaged, ethnically-divided town of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The seven-month armed conflict that erupted between rebels and security forces in North Macedonia in January 2001 is now seen as a turning point for ethnic relations between the country’s Macedonian majority and Albanian minority.
Ahead of the anniversary of the killings of 45 Kosovo Albanians in Recak/Racak in 1999 - a massacre that helped motivate NATO’s bombing of Yugoslavia - the son of a woman shot that day explains how her body was never found.
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.