There are more than 1,600 memorials around Kosovo related to the 1998-99 war, but the authorities don’t have a proper register of what has been built, or any legal guidelines to regulate the chaotic construction of monuments.
Italian TV personnel Marco Luchetta, Alessandro Sasa Ota and Dario D’Angelo were killed by artillery fire in 1994 while reporting on the plight of children in the war-ravaged, ethnically-divided town of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The latest in BIRN’s Forgotten Victims series examines how Croat troops attacked a convoy of Serbs trying to escape to safety in September 1995, killing 81 civilians, but no one has ever been charged with their murders.
In the latest in the Forgotten Victims series, BIRN asks why there have been no convictions for the brutal abuse and murders of prisoners detained by Bosnian Serb forces at a school in the town of Bratunac in May 1992.
The latest report in BIRN’s Forgotten Victims series examines how no one has ever been brought to justice for a mortar attack on a playground in Vitez during the Bosnian war in June 1993 which maimed and killed children as they played.
The Croatian fighters who killed elderly Serbs who didn’t flee their villages when the army’s Operation Storm crushed Serb rebel forces in 1995 have never been convicted - and officials who obstructed the investigations have never faced sanctions.