Bosnian Serb Ex-Fighter Jailed for Rapes, Illegal Arrests (Balkan Insight)

Slobodan Karagic’s 12-year prison sentence for war crimes against civilians in the Doboj area in 1992, including the rape of minors and the unlawful arrests of Bosniaks, was upheld on appeal.

Three Bosnian Army Ex-Soldiers Convicted of Wartime Rape (Balkan Insight)

The Bosnian state court sentenced three former members of the Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina to a total of 16 years in prison for raping a Serb girl in Sarajevo in 1993.

Macedonia Ratifies Greek Deal for Second Time (Balkan Insight)

Amid opposition MPs’ absence and with the President still refusing to sign it, Macedonia’s parliament on Thursday again ratified the landmark agreement with Greece on its name.

Bosnia Charges Serb with Bosniaks’ Murders in Miska Glava (Balkan Insight)

Bosnian Serb ex-fighter Milorad Obradovic was indicted for alleged participation in the murders of Bosniak civilians in the village of Miska Glava near Prijedor in 1992.

Macedonia Court Jails Seven for MP’s Attempted Murder (Balkan Insight)

A Macedonian court in a first-instance verdict on Thursday gave long jail sentences to seven men who almost killed the MP Ziadin Sela when a mob stormed parliament in April 2017.

Roma to Sue Serbia for ‘Tolerating’ War Crime (Balkan Insight)

Representatives of Serbia’s Roma community said they plan to sue the state at the European Court of Human Rights after a Belgrade court acquitted members of paramilitary group of killing 27 Roma civilians in 1992.–07-05-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=03ac6b1828-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-03ac6b1828-319685529

Eight Bosniaks Jailed for 60 Years for Prison Camp Abuses (Balkan Insight)

After a six-year trial, the Bosnian court sentenced eight Bosniaks to a total of 60 years in prison for committing crimes against Serb and Croat civilians illegally held in wartime detention camps in Hadzici.

Croatians Convicted of Doing Nazi Salutes in Austria (Balkan Insight)

Five Croatian citizens have been given suspended sentences for doing Nazi salutes and shouting fascist Ustasa chants during a controversial World War II commemoration in Bleiburg in Austria.

Macedonia To Scrap Expenses for Hospital Stays (Balkan Insight)

The government’s plan to allow free-of-charge hospital stays for all patients in public healthcare has raised concerns that it could put more pressure on the system.

Females Were ‘Youngest and Oldest Victims’ of Srebrenica (Balkan Insight)

A baby and a woman in her nineties were the youngest and oldest victims of Srebrenica to be buried so far, said Bosnia’s Missing Persons Institute as the 23rd anniversary of the mass killings approaches.