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Srebrenica victims. (Photo: Still from Uspomene 677, a documentary by Mirko Pincelli)
3 Jun 13
Verdict means war crimes "rewarded" - Mothers of Srebrenica member.
Jovica Stanisic, second from left, and Franko Simatovic beside him at the May 30 hearing. (Photo: ICTY)
Courtside
31 May 13
Two out of three judges find that defendants did not aid and abet crimes by paramilitaries in Croatian and Bosnian wars.
24 May 13
Using hip-hop to counter nationalism among young people.
Vlastimir Djordjevic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: IWPR)
Courtside
17 May 13
In appeals hearing, Vlastimir Djordjevic accepts blame, but asks judges not to hold him responsible for all crimes.
Prosecution witness Reynaud Theunens. (Photo: ICTY)
Courtside
10 May 13
Expert witness says military “tolerated” excesses by irregular forces.
Courtside
3 May 13
Testimony relates to Serb military actions in eastern Croatia in 1991.

Hasan Jusovic (right) and Aco Nenadic (second from left). (Photo courtesy of Hasan Jusovic.)
22 Apr 13
How a Bosniak soldier found himself captor of a Serb who had helped him, and went the extra mile to return the favour.
Briefly Noted
12 Apr 13
In his closing arguments last year, the Serbian politician challenged judges to sentence him to life.
Cvijetin Simic, testifying as a defence witness on behalf of wartime Bosnian Serb president Radovan Karadzic. (Photo: ICTY)
Courtside
22 Mar 13
Town council head denies inviting in notorious paramilitaries, and knows nothing of photographed scene of them with civilians they shot.
Both Momcilo Perisic and Ante Gotovina were released on appeal. (Photo: ICTY)
20 Mar 13
Two recent appeals hearings ended with senior figures from Serbia and Croatia being fully exonerated. Worryingly, their acquittals were hailed at home as vindication of their respective sides’ wartime actions.

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