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Surrounded by journalists, Seselj stood outside the Higher Court in Belgrade two weeks ago where a hearing was about to start against eight former Bosnian Serb policemen accused of killing some 1,300 Bosnian Muslims from Kravica, a village near Srebrenica in eastern Bosnia. Seselj had arrived ... genocide Serbia
He was not present in court on Wednesday as he undergoes treatment for colon cancer, but after the verdict said he did not regret his actions in the conflict and was "ready to repeat them in the future". He has previously rejected the genocide label given to the Srebrenica massacre, which saw Bosnian ... war

Eastern Ghouta has become a Syrian Srebrenica. It is our shared shame. If morality is not enough, then consider self-interest. What difference is there, really, between unleashing chemical weapons on the streets of Douma and the streets of Salisbury? May has been at pains to stress the measures ...
I was reminded of this recently when I paid my respects at the Srebrenica Memorial Cemetery in Potočari, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Potočari is home to the site of remembrance for the 8,000 men and boys who were systematically murdered because of their Muslim faith in July 1995. This was the event ... massacre genocide
... detention and transportation of Muslim prisoners. Additionally, Trisic admitted that the Bratunac Brigade, operating primarily in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, was one of the military units responsible for the July 1995 Srebrenica massacre that resulted in the deaths of between 7,000 and 8,000 ... Hid
WASHINGTON – A Bosnian Serb residing in North Carolina was sentenced to 18 months in prison today for his criminal conviction of obtaining a Permanent Resident Card (I-551), commonly referred to as a “green card,” by making materially false claims and statements on his initial application for ... Hid

Trisic had faled to disclose that he had served in the Bosnian Serb army, the Army of Republika Srpska, as a member of the Bratunac Brigade, which took part in the 1995 Bosnian Serb massacre of Bosniaks in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica. In court, he admitted that he had engaged in various ... Hid
Trisic had faled to disclose that he had served in the Bosnian Serb army, the Army of Republika Srpska, as a member of the Bratunac Brigade, which took part in the 1995 Bosnian Serb massacre of Bosniaks in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica. In court, he admitted that he had engaged in various ... Hid
“Give me back my son, I'll give you all the riches in the world,” Hotic told Seselj as he was addressing the media in front of the Higher Court, where a hearing in the case against eight former Bosnian Serb special policemen accusing of killing some 1,300 Bosniaks from Srebrenica was due to start. Hid
Srebrenica was under United Nation protection when Mladic's forces took over, killing 8,000 unarmed Muslim men and boys. (Reuters Archive) (Reuters Archive). Former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic on Thursday appealed against his convictions for genocide and war crimes, urging UN ... Hid
In his statements early after the war, Dodik said several times that the "genocide has taken place in Srebrenica" so, "Radovan Karadžić and Ratko Mladić must be sentenced" in this regard. Less than a decade after that, Dodik became a man who repeates that there was no genocide in Srebrenica and that ... Hid
Authorities in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica angered relatives of the 1995 massacre there by handing its top municipal award on Sunday to the leader of the Bosnian Serbs, local media reported. The town's city hall under its Serb mayor Mladen Grujicic awarded the distinction, the Golden Plaque of ... Hid
The professors' 27-page request lists the court's key conclusions related to the events in Srebrenica, as well as a timeline, and the connections between the times when Karadzic had certain information and gave statements, and explains which inferences and conclusions were made from these facts. Hid
The Srebrenica municipal assembly decided on Monday that an honorary certificate of thanks will be presented to Milorad Dodik on March 11, when town's annual holiday is celebrated, sparking anger from Bosniak war victims who describe the Bosnian Serb leader as a genocide denier. “This whole story ... Hid
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After the United Nations described the bombardments taking place in Eastern Ghouta outside the Syrian capital Damascus as producing a “hell on Earth” last week, commentators have argued that the suburb is now Syria's Srebrenica in the former Yugoslavia where the worst crimes committed on European ... Hid
On cue, on February 20, and not mincing words either, the London Guardian newspaper made it unambiguously clear where the upcoming Propaganda ministerium campaign is going, even as it was gathering steam: “Eastern Ghouta is another Srebrenica, we are looking away again — The horror of the ... Hid

More than 8,000 Muslim Bosniaks were murdered as part of a genocide carried out by units of Bosnian Serb forces under the command of army general Ratko Mladic, known as the Butcher of Bosnia. But Avdic managed to escape his would-be executioners – one of the only survivors of the Srebrenica ... Hid
More than 8,000 Muslim Bosniaks were murdered as part of a genocide carried out by units of Bosnian Serb forces under the command of army general Ratko Mladic, known as the Butcher of Bosnia. But Avdic managed to escape his would-be executioners – one of the only survivors of the Srebrenica ... Hid
About 23 years ago in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica, Bosnian Serb forces killed 7,000 Muslims while the Dutch UN peacekeepers stationed in the Muslim enclave failed to protect the population. Dutch military leadership there was accused of complicity by ignoring the situation as it developed. Hid
With every child who dies, with every act of brutality that goes unpunished, eastern Ghouta more closely resembles what Kofi Annan once called the worst crime committed on European soil since 1945. Eastern Ghouta is turning into Syria's Srebrenica. Hid
Former Srebrenica mayor Camil Durakovic confirmed on Friday that he will run for the post of president of Bosnia's Serb-dominated entity, Republika Srpska, in the October elections and will seek support from associations, political parties and the community. "I offer a civic-oriented, pro-European and ... Hid
The judge also said it was not apparent from the evidence that Saric had interacted with the participants in the joint criminal enterprise aimed at expelling and killing Bosniaks from Srebrenica, Bosnian Serb military and political leaders Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic. Saric was acquitted on charges of ... Hid
Mladic, once dubbed the Butcher of Bosnia, was sentenced to life imprisonment in November for his role in the Balkans war, including the 1995 Srebrenica genocide. In filings to the UN court, he asked that "all erroneous findings" be reversed or quashed. Prosecutors also filed an appeal, urging that the ...
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights NGO said on Wednesday that the participation of Srebrenica convict Pandurevic at a state-sponsored discussion about Serbia-Kosovo relations was an insult to the victims of the 1990s wars. “By giving a war criminal the legitimacy to speak in the public sphere, Serbian ...
In the programme, which was broadcast on Sunday, Freeman is shown around the Srebrenica genocide memorial by well-known Bosnian TV journalist Senad Hadzifejzovic and his son. The Hollywood star also visits Sarajevo, talks about the three-and-a-half-year siege of the city by Bosnian Serb forces, ...
Tens of thousands of refugees fled to Srebrenica and neighboring towns expecting, perhaps, to be protected by the United Nations Protection Force in a United Nations safe zone. After three years of attempting to starve out the people in Srebrenica, General Ratko Mladic informed President Radovan ...
The Bosnian state court on Wednesday confirmed the indictment charging ex-soldiers Mile Kosoric, Borislav Stojisic, Momcilo Tesic and Rajko Drakulic with involvement in genocide in Srebrenica. They are accused of providing assistance to participants in a joint criminal enterprise aimed at detaining and ...
In addition, it appears that the UN itself did much harm in the years prior to the Srebrenica massacre. The arms embargo the UN imposed left the new nation of Bosnia-Herzegovina defenceless to forces committed to its destruction and willing to attempt genocide. The UN then deployed a lightly armed ...
Het doel van de tentoonstelling is volgens Koole dan ook dat Srebrenica niet vergeten wordt. De gebeurtenis vindt hij ook persoonlijk heel aangrijpend: 'je voelt een soort schaamte. Nederland heeft een rol gehad waar je niet trots op kan zijn. Het is heel beladen, er zit veel verdriet achter de schilderijen'.
Heijendaal maakte voor het programma Argos in 1998 een reconstructie over het bestaan van een rolletje foto's die gemaakt zouden zijn tijdens de val van Srebrenica in 1995, toen ondanks de aanwezigheid van de Nederlandse militairen van Dutchbat duizenden moslimmannen werden vermoord door ...
Bosnian women offers prayers near the caskets of 71 victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, at the memorial cemetery in the village of Potocari, near the Eastern-Bosnian town of Srebrenica, on July 11, 2017. The remains of some 71 newly identified Victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre were buried ...
This chilling description of the Srebrenica genocide was written by a judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague in November 1995, only months after Europe's worst crime since the Second World War. In July of that year, Bosnian Serb forces seized control of the ...
Bosnian police arrested Wednesday three ethnic Serbs, including a brigade commander during the country's civil war, for allegedly participating in the Srebrenica massacre of 8,000 Muslims in 1995, prosecutors said. Mile Kosoric, 64, the former commander, and two members of his brigade, including the ...
SARAJEVO: Bosnian police arrested Wednesday three ethnic Serbs, including a brigade commander during the country's civil war, for allegedly participating in the Srebrenica massacre of 8,000 Muslims in 1995, prosecutors said. Mile Kosoric, 64, the former commander, and two members of his brigade, ...
Milan Trisic came to Charlotte, claiming to be a refugee from the murderous Balkan civil wars. On Monday in federal court in Charlotte, the truth finally came out. The 54-year-old Trisic, a Bosnian Serb, acknowledged that he had lied to get into the country – hiding military service that placed him in the middle ...
The decision comes 22 years after Mladic's final grotesque criminal acts at Srebrenica in 1995. This interval of over two decades between crime and punishment has brought the ICTY under attack yet again for the length of time it has taken to deliver justice in the Balkans. However, in defense of the ICTY, ...
During Putin's annual Q&A conference with journalists, a Ukrainian correspondent asked Putin about the fate of the Russians, who are being held captive or convicted in Ukraine for their participation in the conflict in the Donbass. The journalist stated that Russian troops are staying on the territory of the ...
Slaughter like in Srebrenica could happen in Ukraine - Putin ... At one point he compared the region of Donbass with Srebrenica. ... We consider this to be in the interests of people living in that territory, otherwise Kiev's national battalions would carry out slaughter in Donbass, like in Srebrenica," Putin said.
The court decided on Wednesday to postpone the trial of eight former Bosnian Serb policemen for the massacre of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in the village of Kravica in 1995 because it had not received documents from the Appeals Court related to defendants' possible complaints about previous procedural ...
Dragic was a member of a Bosnian Serb special police unit when it was involved in the Srebrenica massacres, an act of genocide, according to a US indictment. The indictment says that he completed police training in Serbia in 1994 and then returned to Bosnia, where he joined a special police unit stationed in the eastern ...
A man accused of serving with a paramilitary unit that participated in the 1995 Serbian massacre of 8,000 Bosnian Muslims will be deported from the United States under a plea deal announced in a U.S. court on December 7. The U.S. government last year accused Oliver Dragic, an immigrant who resides ...
It was a completely unlevel playing field, right down to the fact that they were perched on the mountains surrounding Sarajevo, shelling and sniping the mostly Muslim residents of Sarajevo, Srebrenica and other besieged cities that nestled in the valleys below. Nothing was off limits: bread lines, water points ...
It was a completely unlevel playing field, right down to the fact that they were perched on the mountains surrounding Sarajevo, shelling and sniping the mostly Muslim residents of Sarajevo, Srebrenica and other besieged cities that nestled in the valleys below. Nothing was off limits: bread lines, water points ...
"It was a highly organised killing," says the man who witnessed the operation in all its horror up close. What happened in July 1995 is at the centre of the verdict which will be handed down in The Hague tomorrow over the alleged war crimes of General Ratko Mladic. The former commander of the Bosnian ...
The Netherlands' Supreme Court has been urged by its government to overturn court rulings that Dutch UN troops partly bore blame for 350 Muslim men turned away from a UN base during Bosnia's 1995 Srebrenica massacre. People mingled among upright white gravestones at the Potocari Memorial ...
Led by General Ratko Mladic, thousands of women and children either fled Srebrenica to neighbouring Potocari, or were forcibly evacuated by the Bosnian Serb army. The remaining men and boys of the then majority-Muslim town were systematically tortured and murdered in what would come to be known ...
Dutch soldiers acting as UN peacekeepers were partly liable for the deaths of about 300 Muslim men massacred near Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Yugoslavian civil war, an appeals court in The Hague has ruled. The ruling upholds a decision three years ago that the Dutch forces ...
The Bosnian prosecution on Friday charged Tomislav Kovac with war crimes, alleging that as interior minister of Bosnia's Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska and commander of its police force, he controlled all the police forces involved in the war crimes against Bosniaks from Srebrenica.


 

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