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War Crimes Department in Belgrade is hampering the trial for crimes committed in the village of Terrnje

War Crimes Department in Belgrade is hampering the trial for crimes committed in the village of Terrnje

fdh_kosovo_logoFamilies of the victims of Terrnje village, Municipality of Suva Reka, informed the Head of Department for War Crimes in Belgrade, Judge Mirjana Ilic, who is also the presiding judge in the case against officers Rajko Kozlina and Pavle Gavrilovic for the murder of 27 women, children, and the elderly on 25th March 1999, that they will not take part in further proceedings due to her decision to exclude the representatives of injured parties (lawyers from Kosovo) on the grounds that they are not registered with the Serbian Chamber of Advocates.

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EVENT: Presentation of the Report on War Crimes Trials in 2013.

EVENT: Presentation of the Report on War Crimes Trials in 2013.

Logo_FHPOn July 8 2014 the Humanitarian Law Center (HLC) will organise a debate on the Report on War Crimes Trials in 2013. The event will be held in Media Center Belgrade (2nd floor), from 11:00 a.m. until 13:00 p.m.

The Report on War Crimes Trials in 2013 is based on the monitoring and analysis of war crimes trials before the courts in Serbia.

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“Transitional Justice in Serbia’s EU Accession Process”: presentation of the analysis of the compliance with the EU acquis communautaire within Chapter 23 – Judiciary and Fundamental Rights, in the areas of war crimes and fundamental rights.

“Transitional Justice in Serbia’s EU Accession Process”: presentation of the analysis of the compliance with the EU acquis communautaire within Chapter 23 – Judiciary and Fundamental Rights, in the areas of war crimes and fundamental rights.

POLICY-PAPER-eng-logo“Transitional Justice in Serbia’s EU Accession Process” analysis shows policies and financial instruments used by the EU to recommend and advocate for the justice for crimes in the past, the EU regulations containing principles of transitional justice that the acceding countries have to comply with prior to the EU accession, the current compliance of the Republic of Serbia’s legislation with these regulations, and recommendations for further harmonization.

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Press Conference – “ Transitional Justice in Serbia’s EU Accession Process”

Press Conference – “ Transitional Justice in Serbia’s EU Accession Process”

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The Humanitarian Law Center (HLC) and the Coalition for Access to Justice today presented an analysis of the compliance of national legislation with the EU acquis in the area of war crimes and fundamental rights within Chapter 23 – Judiciary and fundamental rights. This analysis, „Transitional Justice in Serbia’s EU Accession Process”, shows the EU policies and instruments regarding the crimes committed in the past, the EU regulations containing principles of transitional justice, the current compliance of the Republic of Serbia’s legislation with these regulations, and recommendations for further harmonization. The analysis is available for download in Serbian and English

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