The UN tribunal in The Hague upheld wartime Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic’s conviction for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, and increased his sentence to life in prison.
State Investigation and Protection Agency officers arrested former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Dusko Suvara, who is suspected of raping Bosniak women and torturing and intimidating civilians in the Glamoc municipality in 1992.
Any deal between Kosovo and Serbia to normalise relations must include an extradition treaty and bilateral justice agreements so war crimes suspects cannot evade justice – but why is the EU avoiding this?
Inundated with cruise ship tourists, the medieval walled town of Kotor in Montenegro already risks losing its UNESCO heritage status. Now environmental experts and activists are sounding the alarm over the Bay of Kotor’s delicate ecosystem.
Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik claims the final verdict in Radovan Karadzic’s trial will be unfair, while Bosniak war victims’ groups want a tougher sentence – suggesting that the ruling will only perpetuate ethnic divides in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
As Radovan Karadzic’s final verdict approaches, witnesses who testified against the former Bosnian Serb political leader recall how they felt when they spoke about his alleged crimes to his face in the courtroom.