Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dodik – Republika Srpska Would Secede Tomorrow if No BloodshedPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Dodik – Republika Srpska Would Secede Tomorrow if No Bloodshed

“(The Bosnian entity of)Serb Republic (RS) President Milorad Dodik says he ‘dreams and believes’ that this Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) will be a state some day. And it does not matter if this happens in five or in ten years, he told the Belgrade daily Vecernje Novosti […]

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Mladic to Stand Trial on Nov. 22, Presidential Travel to CRO, SRB, and Turkey Over 3 Years, Bosnia to Israel to a Weinstein Spy, Japan to Allocate Money for DeminingPhoto: EU Observer

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Mladic to Stand Trial on Nov. 22, Presidential Travel to CRO, SRB, and Turkey Over 3 Years, Bosnia to Israel to a Weinstein Spy, Japan to Allocate Money for Demining

“United Nations judges have rejected a defense motion to postpone the verdicts in the long-running genocide and war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic. Defense lawyers had argued that the judgment scheduled to be delivered by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia on Nov. 22 should […]

Former Hague Prosecutor in MostarPhoto: 24sata.info

Former Hague Prosecutor in Mostar

“A debate on the work of the Hague Tribunal was organized in Mostar today, with emphasis on the judgment of the six so-called Herceg Bosna. Jadranko Prlic and others. UN Prosecutor Kenneth Scott spoke on the panel. He revealed for the first time publicly that investigators obtained transcripts […]

ICTY Chief in SarajevoUNMICT

ICTY Chief in Sarajevo

“The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo on Monday ahead of a progress report to be delivered to the UN Security Council. Serge Brammertz met the Bosniak member of the country’s tripartite presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, to […]

Peace March from Srebrenica to Vukovar Commences

Peace March from Srebrenica to Vukovar Commences

“A group of 20 people on Tuesday began to march hundreds of kilometers to Croatia from Bosnia to honor the victims of the 1991 Vukovar massacre. The walk, entitled the Srebrenica-Odzak-Vukovar Peace March, began from the Potocari Memorial Cemetery in Srebrenica where more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims were […]

Ratko Mladic (un)fit for Court?VoA

Ratko Mladic (un)fit for Court?

“Ratko Mladic‘s defense requested today that the Hague Tribunal cancels imposing the first instance verdict, scheduled for 22 November, until it is determined whether he is mentally and physically capable of standing trial. The former commander of the Army of the Republika Srpska, General Mladic (75) is charged […]

WaP0 – Mladic May Not be Present to Hear VerdictPhoto: RTE

WaP0 – Mladic May Not be Present to Hear Verdict

“A lawyer for Gen. Ratko Mladic said Monday it is not certain the former Bosnian Serb military commander will show up in a United Nations courtroom when judges deliver their verdicts in his long-running trial for allegedly masterminding atrocities during Bosnia’s 1992-95 war. Mladic’s attorneys have filed a […]