Remembering the victims in Lovas

HLC Executive Director, Nataša Kandić, the Director of Documenta, Vesna Teršelič, and the Coordinator of the Center for Peace, Non-violence and Human Rights from Osijek, Katarina Kruhonja, as well as activists from Women in Black participated on October 18th 2009 in a commemoration of the victims of war crimes committed by Serb forces 18 years ago in the village of Lovas in Croatia.

The Bishop Kevin Dowling from South Africa, who the day before had participated in a consultation with religious leaders in Zagreb and Osijek on the establishment of RECOM (a regional commission mandated to investigate and disclose the facts about war crimes and other serious violations of human rights committed in the former Yugoslavia) also attended the commemoration.


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Deutsche Welle: Serbo-Croat argument over camps in Stajićevo and Begejci

Members of the association of families of injured veterans from Zrenjanin have reached day three of their hunger strike in protest at plans to place a memorial plaque on the site in Stajićevo and Begejci where detention camps for Croats once stood.


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New issue of Forum for Transitional Justice

Forum for Transitional Justice is the Humanitarian Law Center’s publication with reviews, which deals with the problems and aspects that are important for transitional justice in post-conflict societies of the Western Balkans. The Fo­rum fo­r tran­si­tio­n­al justi­ce publishes articles about national war crimes trials and criminal/legal aspects of the ICTY, mechanisms for truth-seeking and truth-telling, reparations, and institutional reforms in countries of the Western Balkans, as well as presenting experiences of other post-conflict societies in dealing with past crimes.

The third issue of the Forum for Transitional Justice (September 2009) is dealing with the issue of the European Union and transitional justice: from retributive to restorative justice in the Western Balkans.

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Presentation of results of the record of killed, dead and missing Serbs, Roma, Bosniaks, Montenegrins and other non-Albanians in Kosovo

On the occasion of the International Day of the Disappeared, August 31st 2009, the Humanitarian Law Center (HLC) presented the interim results of the record of killed and disappeared Serbs, Roma, Bosniaks and other non-Albanians in Kosovo in the period from January 1st 1998 to December 31st 2000 at the media Center in Belgrade.


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Commemoration of the crime at Korićanske stijene 17 years on

August 21st 2009 – At Korićanske stijene near Vlašiću, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, victims’ families and former camp detainees commemorated the 200 non-Serb civilians from Prijedor killed, 17 years after the massacre.  On August 21st 1992, they were taken from the camp at Trnopolje and killed at Korićanske stijene. The exhumation of their mortal remains from the chasm into which they were thrown commenced this year.


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Direktorka FHP održala predavanje u Sarajevu

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Kandić, Teršelič and Tokača, Schwarzkopf Europe Prize Winners

Nataša Kandić, the Executive Director of the Humanitarian Law Center (HLC) was awarded the annual Schwarzkopf Europe Prize this year, along with Vesna Teršelič, the Leader of Documenta from Zagreb, and Mirsad Tokača, the Director of the Research and Documentation Centre from Sarajevo.


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