Aleksandar Vucic said that 11 bodies of Kosovo Albanians, believed to be war victims, have been exhumed from a mass grave in Kizevak near the southern town of Raska, and denied that Serbia was seeking to conceal them.
Serbian pro-government newspapers condemned what they claimed was the unjust conviction of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, although most government ministers stayed quiet about the verdict.
At the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb Army soldier Dragan Dopudja, former police employees said that Bosniak prisoners were taken away from a detention facility in Ripac near Bihac in June 1992 and never seen again.
From the ‘Mesopotamia’ in Belgrade to a damp hotel near the Hungarian border, BIRN lifts the lid on a lucrative smuggling operation that keeps migrants and refugees moving across the Balkans, lining the pockets of state security agents along the way.
Croatian President Zoran Milanovic defended his decision to return war honours to former general Branimir Glavas, who is being retried for alleged crimes against Serb civilians in the city of Osijek in 1991.
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.
Kosovo’s Prime Minister Albin Kurti has vowed to revive the controversial idea of launching an international court case against Serbia for alleged genocide during the 1998-99 war, despite experts’ warnings that it’s unlikely to succeed.