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27 June 2014

Research about Losses in the Bihac Area

This year the Association of Genocide Victims and Witnesses will implement a pilot project titled “Researching and determining material and human losses in Bihac municipality in the 1992-95 period.”

16 January 2014

The Research on War Damage in Bihac

The Association of Victims and Witnesses of Genocide will conduct research on the number of people killed and the resulting material damage during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the municipality of Bihac.
19 November 2013

Resignation of State Constitutional Court Judges Requested

The release to liberty of ten war crimes and genocide convicts has brought war-crimes victims into a situation whereby they have become victims of the system nearly 20 years after the war. In order to prevent that from happening, they call on the judges of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina to resign.

14 November 2013

Dead Witnesses Pose Dilemma for Bosnian Trials

As more and more witnesses to the 1992-war war pass away, questions about the value of their testimony in war crimes trials are becoming more pressing.
30 May 2013

Stanisic "In Shock "After Acquittal

Former Serbian security official Jovica Stanisic is said to be "in shock from happiness" after the Hague Tribunal acquitted him and Franko Simatovic of controlling combat units that fought in Bosnia and Croatia.

24 April 2013

Bosnian Torture Victims Stage Parliament Protest

Victims’ groups protested at the state parliament in Sarajevo about delays in adopting an umbrella law to provide basic rights for some 200,000 people who were tortured in wartime.
20 July 2012

Moral Satisfaction for Families of Victims

On July 13 this year the Municipal Court in Sarajevo pronounced a first verdict in favour of 13 families of civilians who were killed during the siege of Sarajevo, in a case against Republika Srpska, RS, which primarily represents a moral and legal satisfaction for the victims' families.
10 May 2012

Camp Prisoners Day Commemorated in Foca

Although 20 years have passed since the wartime camps in Bosnia were opened, the former prisoners still have no legal rights, say the president of the association of ex detainees.
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.
10 August 2011

Court Experts: An Unnecessary Expense?

There are some who believe, particularly the victims of war crimes, that the expert analysis of indictees, which decides whether an indictee is fit to stand trial for war crimes before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is in fact an unnecessary drain on budgetary resources and obstructs the court proceedings.
13 May 2011

Bosnia State Prosecutor ‘Slowing’ Work on War Crimes

Critics charge State Prosecutor’s office with keeping hold of low-ranking cases that should go to lower courts - slowing the work of resolving Bosnia’s top war crimes by 2015 deadline.
23 December 2010

Local Justice: Digitising Detainees' Personal Records

A project by the Association of Detainees of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the digitisation of a database which lists the torture victims from detention camps, has been presented in Zenica.
3 August 2010

'Manipulative' Memorials Distort Memory of Bosnia War

Legislation needed to curb the construction of hate-filled monuments, which deny known facts about the conflict and stir up ethnic tension rather than honouring innocent victims.
6 August 2008

First Regional Truth Commission Runs Into Doubts

NGOs mount bold initiative to form first regional truth commission on war crimes, in spite of governments’ indifference and skepticism of experts.
26 February 2007

Dismay and Jubilation Over Hague Court Judgment

While Bosniak survivors of war were most furious, many Serbs hailed the verdict as victory of common sense.