The UN court in The Hague rejected former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s request for the final verdict in his trial to be postponed because one of his lawyers will not be able to attend the hearing.
Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic, who was sentenced to life in prison for genocide and other wartime crimes, has been transferred to Britain to serve his sentence, his lawyer confirmed.
Montenegrin human rights activists laid wreaths in front of the police headquarters in the coastal town of Herceg Novi to commemorate the wartime deportation of Bosniak refugees to a Serb-run prison camp.
Special State Prosecutor Milivoje Katnic promised to take action against Montenegrin citizens who were involved in war crimes after repeated criticism that the country is failing to bring perpetrators to justice.
On the anniversary of the Bosnian Serb Army’s shelling of the city of Tuzla, which left 71 dead in May 1995, parents of children who were killed praised the Kapija Memorial Centre for safeguarding the truth about the attack.
In an attempt to prevent infections within its detention facilities, the Kosovo Specialist Chambers in The Hague has restricted family visits for former Kosovo Liberation Army leaders who are awaiting trial.
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Constitutional Court ruled that Mico Jurisic, who was jailed for 11 years for crimes against humanity against non-Serb civilians in the Prijedor area during the war in 1992, did get a fair trial.