The Dutch government has established an expert commission to decide how much compensation to award to relatives of 350 men from Srebrenica after the supreme court ruled that the Netherlands had some responsibility for their deaths.
Emir Alisic, who is accused of unlawfully forming and joining foreign paramilitary or parapolice groups, which operated as part of so-called Islamic State in Syria, pleaded not guilty at the Bosnian state court on June 23.
Vojislav Seselj – convicted in 2018 of inciting war crimes in the village of Hrtkovci in 1992 – will no longer have a seat in Serbia’s parliament, after his Serbian Radical Party failed to win enough votes in elections held on Sunday.
At the trial of Armen Dzelko, who is accused of joining a terrorist organisation in Syria, a court medical expert said that he had observed that the defendant has several scars caused by explosive devices.
Hamza Labidi, who has been accused of joining foreign paramilitary or parapolice formations in Syria, which operated as part of so-called Islamic State, pleaded not guilty before the Bosnian state court.
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Bosnia and Herzegovina has won the prestigious European Press Prize for its reporting on war crimes trials, transitional justice issues and the problems faced by victims of the 1990s conflict.
Because the coronavirus pandemic caused delays to appeal hearings, the final verdict in former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s trial for genocide and other wartime crimes will not be delivered until next year.