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On the territory of the Srebrenica municipality, 3287 Serbs were killed or died after horrible torture between 1992 and 1995. This is not the final figure.
 
 
 

Apart from Basic, at least 200 persons more to be prosecuted
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Azra Basic, suspected of war crimes against Serbs in Derventa in 1992, was extradited today from the US to the BiH Prosecutor’s Office.
 
BANJALUKA, November 22 /SRNA/ - President of the Republika Srpska Association of Women Victims of War, Bozica Zivkovic Rajilic, is of the opinion that the BiH judiciary, apart from Azra Basic, should have indicted and prosecuted at least 200 persons more for war crimes committed against Serbs in Derventa.

“Charging only two to five persons for war crimes against Serbs in Derventa is inappropriate, as Azra Basic did not commit the crimes alone," Rajlic told SRNA, commenting on today's extradition of Basic from US to the BiH Prosecutor's Office.

Rajilic says that the Republika Srpska Association of Women Victims of War welcomes the arrest of Azra Basic and her extradition to BiH, expressing her hope for a fair trial before the Court of BiH.

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Croatian Defence Minister Accused of War Crimes in Bosnia
Saturday, 12 November 2016
11 Nov 16  |  Sven Milekic | BIRN, Zagreb

Bosnian Serb officials have filed a criminal complaint accusing Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic and 15 other former high-ranking Croatian officers of committing war crimes during the 1992-95 conflict.

The interior ministry in Bosnia’s Serb-led entity Republika Srpska confirmed to BIRN on Friday that it has filed criminal complaints to the state prosecutor in Sarajevo accusing Damir Krsticevic and the other former high-ranking Croatian officers of war crimes.

Serbian newspaper Vecernje novosti reported that as well as Krsticevic, who is Croatia’s vice-prime minister and as well as its defence minister, the men accused include retired general Ante Gotovina, who was acquitted in 2012 by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia of committing crimes during Croatia’s military operation ‘Storm’.

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Radoncic: War in Bosnia started with murder of Serb wedding guest
Wednesday, 02 November 2016
Source: Vecernje novosti Tuesday, November 1, 2016 | B92

Bosnian politician Fahrudin Radoncic appeared as a witness on Monday before the Municipal Court in Pristina, in the trial of Naser Kelmendi.

Kelmendi is a Kosovo Albanian accused of participation in organized crime, drug and weapons trafficking, and of possible involvement in the murder of Ramiz Delalic aka Celo, a Bosniak underworld figure killed in 2007.

Belgrade daily Vecernje Novosti is reporting that, addressing the court, Radoncic, who heads the Alliance for a Better Future party (SBB), said there was "a version" circulating publicly that Delalic "asked the SDA (party) to be paid one million marks, because it was at their request that he had killed a guest at a Serb wedding party in Sarajevo (in March 1992)."

"That is how the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina started," Radoncic, whose party is a coalition partner the SDA, said.
 
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America 'Has Joined War' in Bosnia
Tuesday, 01 November 2016
From Archive
 
WORLD EXCLUSIVE
The European, November 18-24, 1994

By Askold Krushelnycky, Chief Correspondent, in Vitez,
and Ian Mather, Diplomatic Editor


The United States, chastised by its European allies for its decision to stop enforcing the arms embargo against Bosnia, is already deeply involved in helping the war effort of the mainly Muslim government army, The European can reveal.

European sources confirm that small teams of non-uniformed personnel working for the CIA are now in position in Bosnia and have begun providing direct assistance to the Bosnian Muslims. That assistance includes training in tactical operations, providing satellite intelligence and controlling air traffic. "They are teaching the Bosnian Muslims how to fight the Bosnian Serbs," said a European defence source. "We are talking about the Americans taking sides. They have, in fact, joined in the war."

The European has learned that the deal was sealed among the rubble of the main street of the central Bosnian town of Gornji Vakuf, with an earnest 30-minute conversation between a group of senior American officers and the Bosnian army's most important field commander.
 
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The Balkans ISIS Training Grounds
Friday, 23 September 2016
By Dr. Gordon N  Bardos
American Center for Democracy
Friday, September 16th, 2016 @ 5:53PM


The individuals involved with the January and the November 2015 attacks in Paris, the June 2016 attack at Atatűrk International Airport in Istanbul, and the July 2016 Ansbach suicide-bombing in Germany had one thing in common; all spent time in or transited through the Balkans in the preceding period.

None of this is surprising. Already in May 2007, an American observer of Balkan Islam had noted that “a visitor to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Albania, Kosovo, and Macedonia encountered unmistakable evidence that extremist intruders are opening a Balkan front in the global jihad.”  In January 2010 Israeli officials warned that the Balkan region “is global jihad’s next destination for creating an infrastructure and recruiting activists.”

Consequently, as intelligence and security services grapple with the ISIS threat, a key challenge will be dealing with ISIS’s Balkan networks. One aspect of this problem that has already received considerable attention is the large numbers of foreign fighters originating in the region; according to a number of studies, Bosnia and Kosovo provide more jihad volunteers per capita than any other countries in Europe.

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