SWITZERLAND: ‘ Justice Office Agree to Extradite Srebrenica to Bosnia Over War Crimes ‘

#AceNewsReport – SWITZERLAND:June.25: Switzerland’s Federal Office of Justice said on Thursday that wartime Muslim defender of Srebrenica, Naser Oric, will be extradited to Bosnia.

Oric was arrested two weeks ago on a warrant issued by Serbia over the alleged killing of Serbs during Bosnia’s 1992-95 war, Reuters said.

Both Bosnia and Serbia requested his extradition.

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HAGUE: ‘ Radovan Karadzic Denies he Knew of the Execution of Prisoners at Srebrenica ‘

#AceWorldNews – HAGUE – October 02 – Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic “did not know” of the 1995 massacre of thousands of Muslims at Srebrenica, AFP quoted his lawyer as saying Thursday.

“There is not a single piece of evidence that Dr. Karadzic planned or ordered the execution of prisoners [at Srebrenica], or that he knew about it,” legal advisor Peter Robinson told the Hague-based Yugoslav War Crimes Court.

He is seeking an acquittal of Karadzic on charges of genocide.

The verdict in the five-year trial is not expected before late 2015.

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‘ Hague Rules Netherlands Accountable for Deaths of 300 Victims at Srebrenica Massacre in 1995 ‘

#AceWorldNews – THE HAGUE – July 16 – The Hague has ruled that the Netherlands was accountable for the deaths of over 300 victims of the Srebrenica massacre in 1995 reported RT.

Bosnian woman at Srebrenica

The hearing came as families of the victims accuse the Dutch government accusing its UN peacekeepers of failing to protect their relatives.

The UN protected the Muslim enclave until July 11, 1995 when it was overrun by ethnic Serb forces.

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English: Women at the monument for victims of the July 1995 Srebrenica Massacre. At the annual memorial ceremony in Potocari, Bosnia and Herzegovina. July 11, 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Some 8,000 Muslim men and boys were slaughtered by ethnic Serb troops in 1995.

The UN’s highest International Court of Justice earlier ruled that the Srebrenica slaughter was genocide.

Serb forces commander Ratko Mladic is currently on trial on genocide and war crimes.

(Guardian) Reported that the Netherlands has been ordered to pay compensation for the deaths of Bosnian Muslims in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in a ruling that opens up the Dutch state to compensation claims from relatives of the rest of the 8,000 men and youths who died.

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The judgement by the Dutch supreme court is the final decision in a protracted claim brought by relatives of three Muslim men who were expelled by Dutch soldiers from a United Nations compound during the Balkans conflict, then killed by Bosnian Serb forces.

Although the case related only to the murder of three victims, it sets the precedent that countries that provide troops for UN missions can be held responsible for their conduct.

The case was brought by Hasan Nuhanovic, an interpreter who lost his brother and father, and relatives of Rizo Mustafic, an electrician who was killed. They argued that all three men should have been protected by Dutch peacekeepers. Mustafic and Nuhanovic were employed by the Dutch, but Nuhanovic’s father and brother were not.

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