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BELGRADE – Serbian War Crimes Prosecutor’s Office announced on Wednesday that an investigation has been launched into a mass grave in the village of Radice near Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH), suspected to hold the remains of Serb victims of war crimes committed in 1993 and 1994.
BANJA LUKA – Primary school students from a small town in Bosnia and Herzegovina went to a five-day excursion, and after some
Ten former high-ranking Bosnian Serb officials were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of killing dozens of Muslim civilians at the start of 1992-1995 Bosnian war. Police in Bosnia on Tuesday arrested the former military and police officials during raids at several locations in the northeastern part of the country.
JAJCE – Three persons were arrested in the territory of Jajce, central Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH), on suspicion of committing war crimes against Serb civilians.
What did we fight for? What do we fight for today? To put it in even simpler terms, was it worth it? Sitting in the public gallery at the ICTY, observing the man I ‘worked’ for over the summer, these questions were pressing.
Despite the illusion of respectability and "objectivity" (after all, this particular presentation was at the Harvard Law School), it was immediately apparent to me that the forum did not tell the entire tragedy of Srebrenica.
Who did Jolie’s tears, visits, film, and statements aid? Whose story does the celebrity-driven attention omit? What is different in Bosnia in particular, and with respect to coming to terms with mass rape as a war crime in general, in light of Jolie’s efforts? What happens after she wipes away her tears and leaves?
Britain and Germany have proposed unlocking EU cash and putting economic measures before political reforms in a bid to raise Bosnia out of a period of deep stagnation and move it along the path to EU accession, Reuters reports.