Court records in Bosnia reveal that prominent members of Serb nationalist Chetnik organisations have been charged with war crimes, while the Bosnian Security Ministry has warned that such groups are extremists who could pose a security risk.
Since fleeing a prison sentence in Montenegro in 2016, Milos Marovic, the son of fugitive Montenegrin former politician Svetozar Marovic, has built up agricultural land holdings in Serbia worth more than a million euros, BIRN can reveal.
Hague Tribunal documents reveal the names of Croatian Defence Council brigade commanders and military policemen associated with the unlawful detention, abuse, rape and killing of prisoners in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Prozor-Rama area in 1992 and 1993.
Millions of euros have been raised through appeals in Bosnia and Herzegovina to build wells and mosques in Africa, but concerns persist about suspect fundraising methods and claims that photographs documenting some charity-funded wells were faked.
BIRN’s analysis of Hague Tribunal evidence reveals which Yugoslav People’s Army and Serb paramilitary units were deployed in villages around Vukovar in Croatia in November 1991 when Croat civilian prisoners were murdered after the town fell.
Although there was no actual fighting in Serbia during the mid-1990s wars, thousands of captives from the Croatian conflict were imprisoned and abused at detention centres in the country’s northern Vojvodina province.