July 17, 2014
by Julie Deisher
The District Court of The Hague ruled Wednesday that the Netherlands is liable for the deaths of 300 of the men and boys killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. The lawsuit was brought against the Dutch government in April by Mothers of Srebrenica, a group representing mothers and widows of men ...[read more]
April 4, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
French police on Friday arrested Radomir Susnjar, a Bosnian Serb paramilitary soldier suspected of killing 59 Muslim civilians during the Bosnian Civil War. Susnjar is suspected of involvement in the July 1992 killings in the town of Visegrad, where 59 civilians were locked in a building that was... ...[read more]
January 24, 2014
by Samuel Franklin
The appeals chamber for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Thursday upheld the criminal convictions of four Serbian senior officials stemming from the Bosnian Civil War, while reducing the sentences for three of them. Former Serbian prime minister Nikola ...[read more]
November 19, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
The Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) state war crimes court on Tuesday released 10 prisoners connected to war crimes committed during the Bosnian Civil War following a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Six of these individuals were convicted of genocide for their roles in the ...[read more]
October 17, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
The Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina announced on Thursday that police have arrested eight men suspected of committing war crimes during the Bosnian Civil War. The eight Serb men were arrested in Rogatica, the city in which the suspects are accused of taking part in looting, ...[read more]
October 10, 2013
by Lauren Laing
The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday reopened criminal proceedings for a man convicted of war crimes in 2006, after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled in July that his rights were violated. Abduladhim Maktouf, an Iraqi-born Islamic militant, was convicted of war crimes and ...[read more]
August 28, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday sentenced Goran Saric, a former police chief, to 14 years for crimes against humanity. His charges specifically involved detention, forced transfer and murder of civilian Bosniak population of Sarajevo's Centar municipality between June and July ...[read more]
July 29, 2013
by Kyle Webster
On July 29, 2008, the Court of Bosnia & Herzegovina sentenced its first war crimes suspects from Yugoslavia's violent ethnic conflicts of the 1990s, convicting seven of genocide for their involvement in killings committed at the Srebrenica prison camp. The war crimes Court of Bosnia and ...[read more]
May 31, 2013
by Endia Vereen
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) acquitted two former Serbian secret police officials Thursday for their involvement in war crimes during the Bosnian Civil War. The court found that the prosecution failed to establish beyond a reasonable doubt that the accused, ...[read more]
May 29, 2013
by Endia Vereen
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) convicted six Bosnian Croat political and military leaders Wednesday for persecuting, expelling and murdering Muslims during the Bosnian Civil War. The sentences, ranging from 10 to 25 years, were handed down by a three-judge ...[read more]

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