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13 May 2014

Bosnia’s Record on War Crimes Prosecutions ‘Disappointing’

Bosnian justice minister Barisa Colak admitted that the country had not gone far enough to meet its goals in prosecuting people suspected of crimes committed during the 1992-95 conflict.
11 November 2013

Bosnian Judiciary Urged to Ensure Fairness for All

Judicial institutions were urged to make changes to ensure fairness after a European human rights court ruling led to the overturning of verdicts against several convicted war criminals.
28 December 2012

Bosnia’s War Crimes Strategy May Finally Speed up

Three years since Bosnia adopted a war-crimes strategy, hopes grow that the prosecution of war crimes perpetrators may finally speed up, although no increase in indictments has yet occurred.

30 December 2011

BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina Expands in its Seventh Year

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) achieved outstanding results in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2011, continuing to provide information and analysis to the media, victims, and the general public on war crimes trials and efforts to deal with the past in Bosnia  and the region.
25 September 2007

BiH Justice Minister Announces War Crimes Reform

In an interview with Justice Report, Barisa Colak reveals plans for further rule of law reforms and war crimes trials strategy.
25 September 2007

Fate of Tuzla War Crimes Suspect to be Decided in Serbia

The BiH justice minister claims that the local authorities are doing all they can to resolve the case of Ilija Jurisic, who has been in custody in Belgrade for five months.