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Balkan Wars

Malice in Dallas

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 05.05.2015 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

I am a Muslim Sufi. But I am first an American writer, and for me freedom of expression is undebatable, except when it embodies a direct call to immediate violence against others.

Libraries Burning: From Sarajevo to Mosul

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 04.28.2015 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

In the Balkans, Serbia conducted "ethnic cleansing" -- a repellent euphemism for "ethnic purging." The "Islamic State" is bent on "theological cleansing," which amounts to the same evil impulse.

UN Court: Serbia Did Not Commit Genocide In Croatia During Balkan Wars

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2015 | World

By Thomas Escritt THE HAGUE, Feb 3 (Reuters) - The United Nations' highest court ruled on Tuesday that neither Croatia nor Serbia had committed gen...

A Crimean Scenario in the Balkans?

Mirnes Kovac | Posted 06.12.2014 | World
Mirnes Kovac

Signals are already being sent to Mr. Vladimir Putin from Serbian "brothers" both from Bosnia and Serbia.

War Crimes Tribunal Overturns Convictions Of 2 Croatian Generals

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

AMSTERDAM, Nov 16 (Reuters) - An appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of the most senior Croatian military officer charged with crimes ...

Why Is Angelina Jolie a Persona Non Grata in Serbia

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 05.01.2012 | World
Sasa Milosevic

Angelina's one-sided vision of the Bosnian tragedy puts salt on never fully healed wounds in relations between Serbian Christians and Bosnian Muslims.

Bosnian Cultural Heritage Under Peacetime Threat

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 01.19.2012 | World
Stephen Schwartz

The erasure of Bosnian collective memory attempted by fire almost 20 years ago may be accomplished finally by political intrigue and neglect.

Croatian Serb Leader Pleads Not Guilty To Balkan War Crimes

AP | By MIKE CORDER | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The wartime leader of rebel Serbs in Croatia pleaded not guilty Wednesday at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal to charges of ...

Balkan War Crimes Fugitive Extradited To Hague Tribunal

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 09.21.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The last suspect wanted by the U.N. war crimes tribunal was extradited and jailed Friday, paving the way for the final ...

Resolving Balkan War Crimes: Croatia, It's Your Turn

Elmira Bayrasli | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
Elmira Bayrasli

If Croatia wants an entry pass to the EU, it must be held to the same account as its former Yugoslavian neighbors. Anything less would put Europe's commitment to justice and loud proclamations about human rights in doubt.

Croatia Ethnically Cleansed Serbs, Claim U.N. Prosecutors

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — U.N. war crimes prosecutors said Monday that Croatian forces shelled civilians and torched their homes in a deliberate ...