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UN judge censures Croatia’s disrespect for victims of Bosnia war

December 3, 2017 12:38 am
UN judge censures Croatia’s disrespect for victims of Bosnia war

People light candles in tribute to General Slobodan Praljak in Zagreb on November 30, 2017, after the Bosnian Croat war criminal took his own life in front of United Nations war crimes judges, apparently drinking poison just after they upheld his 20-year jail term for atrocities committed during the Balkans […]

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Bosnian Croat wartime general Slobodan Praljak kills himself with poison in UN court

November 29, 2017 2:39 am
Bosnian Croat wartime general Slobodan Praljak kills himself with poison in UN court

Bosnian Croat wartime general Slobodan Praljak has killed himself by drinking poison, after a United Nations court in The Hague upheld a previous ruling for his war crimes against Bosnian Muslims. The 72-year-old former general told shocked judges in the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Wednesday that he “drank […]

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Thousands pay tribute to Muslim victims of 1995 Srebrenica massacre

July 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Thousands pay tribute to Muslim victims of 1995 Srebrenica massacre

Thousands of people have gathered in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica to pay respect to Muslim victims of the 1995 massacre, during which thousands of men and boys were killed by Serbian forces. The remains of more than 70 recently identified victims were buried on the 22nd anniversary on Tuesday of the […]

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Dutch state partly liable for deaths of 350 Muslims in Bosnia war: Court

June 27, 2017 10:30 pm
Dutch state partly liable for deaths of 350 Muslims in Bosnia war: Court

Women cry near the coffins of their relatives, the newly identified Muslim victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, near Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, July 11, 2016. Photo by Reuters) A Dutch appeals court has ruled that the state was partly responsible for the deaths of some 350 Bosnian Muslim men […]

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Bosnia appeals ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

February 24, 2017 10:30 am
Bosnia appeals ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

The Bosnian member of the tripartite presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegovic (photo by AFP) Bosnian Muslims have formally submitted an appeal for a revision of an international court ruling that cleared Serbia of blame for killings, rapes, and “ethnic cleansing” during a war in the 1990s. The ruling, […]

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Bosnia to appeal ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

February 18, 2017 9:30 pm
Bosnia to appeal ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

Chairman of the tripartite presidency of Bosnia Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegovic (Photo by AFP) Bosnia says it will appeal a UN court ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide against ethnic Muslims during the violent breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s.  Bakir Izetbegovic, the Bosniak member of the three-man presidency of Bosnia, said he will officially forward […]

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Bosnian Serbs celebrate controversial holiday in Republika Srpska

January 10, 2017 8:30 am
Bosnian Serbs celebrate controversial holiday in Republika Srpska

Special Unit of Bosnian Serb police parade on January 9, 2017, honoring “The Day of Republika Srpska” in Banja Luka. (Photo by AFP) The ethnic Serb minority in Bosnia and Herzegovina has celebrated a deeply divisive holiday, marking a date that reminds the country’s Muslims and Croats of the brutal 1990s […]

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UN prosecutors call for life sentence for Ratko Mladic commonly known as the “Butcher of Bosnia”

December 7, 2016 10:30 pm
UN prosecutors call for life sentence for Ratko Mladic commonly known as the “Butcher of Bosnia”

The photo taken on May 16, 2012, shows former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague before the opening of his war crimes trial. (Photo by AFP) Ratko Mladic, commonly known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” for his […]

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Bosnia court imprisons 7 Takfiri Daesh militants

October 31, 2016 8:20 pm
Bosnia court imprisons 7 Takfiri Daesh militants

A Bosnian court sentences seven people to prison for joining the Daesh Takfiri group. (file photo) A Bosnian court has sentenced seven people to a total of more than 12 years in jail for colluding with the Daesh militant group in Syria and for illegally owning weapons. The court said Monday […]

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Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina sign economic memorandum of understanding (MoU)

October 25, 2016 3:00 pm
Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina sign economic memorandum of understanding (MoU)

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the visiting chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegović, are seen during a meeting at Tehran’s Sadabad Complex, October 25, 2016. Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the promotion of business cooperation and mutual investment. […]

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