BIRN’s analysis of Hague Tribunal evidence has revealed which Croatian military and police units were deployed in villages where Serb civilians were killed during and after 1995’s Operation Storm - but none of their commanders has ever been indicted.
Svetozar Andric, a wartime Bosnian Serb Army brigade commander who was accused of expelling Bosniaks from the town of Zvornik, was officially confirmed as a member of the Serbian parliament after the recent elections.
Amnesty International and the European Commission have expressed deep concern about what Amnesty called Serbia's ‘intimidating’ investigation into the finances of 57 NGO and individuals in Serbia – including BIRN.
A department of Serbia’s finance ministry tasked with tackling money laundering and terrorism financing has asked banks to hand over data about the transactions of dozens of individuals and NGOs known for their work on human rights, transparency and exposing corruption.
Almost half the trial hearings have been postponed by the Belgrade court in the case against eight former Bosnian Serb special policeman accused of taking part in the executions of over 1,000 Bosniaks from Srebrenica 25 years ago.
A former inmate’s daughter testified that ex-soldier Osman Osmanovic, who is accused of war crimes against prisoners, was a supervisor at a detention camp in the Brcko area of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992.