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18 Jun 99
The use of rape as a weapon of war was widespread in Kosovo. But the scale of the atrocities have been hidden by Albanian communities to hide their "shame" from the outside world.
10 Jun 99
Long a diplomatic fudge factory, the UN resolution on Kosovo firmly reflects the terms dictated by NATO.
19 Apr 99
The Security Council has not authorised the bombing. But whatever the legalities of NATO's campaign against Yugoslavia, the action has broad support at the UN.
15 Apr 99
About 110,000 refugees remain in Macedonia, and the hard questions begin: what will they do, where will they go, will they ever return? And will last week's promises of help ever materialise?
9 Apr 99
Tensions are rising in the Sandzak, a predominantly Muslim region within Serbia. Many Muslims fear that ethnic cleansing awaits them too, and are leaving. Those who remain are being asked to help finance the Yugoslav Army.
18 Mar 99
As the Paris talks ended, both delegations did what had been expected of them. The question then turned to what, after weeks of threats, the West would do.
28 Mar 98
Tribunal Update 69: Last Week in The Hague (23-28 March 1998)
11 Dec 97
Tribunal Update 56: Last Week in The Hague (December 7-11, 1997)
8 May 97
Tribunal Update 27: Last Week in The Hague (May 5-10, 1997)


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