Montenegrin Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic asked parliament to approve the dismissal of Minister of Justice, Human and Minority Rights Vladimir Leposavic because he expressed doubt that the 1995 massacres of Bosniaks from Srebrenica were genocide.
Bosnia’s Constitutional Court rejected an appeal from former policeman Darko Mrdja, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his involvement in murders and other crimes against Bosniaks in the Prijedor area in 1992.
The UN court in The Hague rejected a request for release on probation from Stanislav Galic, ex-commander of the Bosnian Serb Army’s Sarajevo-Romanija Corps, who was convicted of terrorising the people of Sarajevo during the wartime siege.
Radoslav Brdjanin, wartime leader of the self-proclaimed, Serb-run Autonomous Region of Krajina in Bosnia and Herzegovina, has again asked for early release after his previous request was rejected because of the seriousness of his crimes.
The top international authority in Bosnia and Herzegovina gave a three-month deadline for the authorities in Bosnia’s Serb-dominated Republika Srpska to annul honours given to Radovan Karadzic and others convicted of war crimes.
The UN court in The Hague rejected an appeal for early release from the wartime political leader of Bosnia’s Prijedor municipality, Milomir Stakic, who was convicted of the persecution and extermination of Bosniaks and Croats.
Research into verdicts handed down by the Hague war crime tribunal and domestic courts in the former Yugoslavia shows previously unresearched links between wartime sexual violence and trafficking - as well as highlighting that many perpetrators have gone unpunished.