Nataša Kandić Presents the Facts about the Tenth Sabotage Detachment of the Army of Republika Srpska

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Belgrade, September 14, 2011 – Nataša Kandić, Director of the Humanitarian Law Center (HLC) stated today that there is still no official action of the authorities in charge following the criminal complaint filed by the HLC against commanders and members of the Tenth Sabotage Detachment of the Army of Republika Srpska (the Detachment) for the crime of genocide they committed in Srebrenica in spite of all available evidence.


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Kosovo Memory Book: 1998 – Book Promotion in Belgrade

DSCF0426BELGRADE, 09/08/2011 – Today, September 8, 2011, on the premises of the Humanitarian Law Center (HLC), the first volume of the Kosovo Memory Book: 1998 was promoted. The book deals with human losses in Kosovo in 1998. The follwoing speakers took part in the promotion: Mr. Nils Ragnar Kamsvag, Norwegian Ambassador; Natasa Kandic, Director of HLC; Bekim Blakaj, Director of HLC-Kosovo, Olgica Bozanic from the Associations of Families of Victims and Missing Persons; Slobodan Kostic, journalist; and Vladimir Arsenijevic, writer. The presentation was attended by family members of victims and missing persons, NGO representatives, representatives of the diplomatic corps in Serbia, as well as judges and prosecutors. None of the politicians or senior government officials attended the event.


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In Pristina promoted The Kosovo Memory Book

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Humanitarian Law Center and Humanitarian Law Center Kosovo organized promotion of Kosovo Memory Book, 1998 that is composed by 2.046 narratives of killed, fallen and missing persons during the war in Kosovo in 1998. According to Natasa Kandic from humanitarian Law Center this book is very important because it describes the context of how thousands of people were killed in Kosovo. “For the first time in the history of Balkans we have a book that tells stories of victims and will serve for the future generations to refer to this book while they speak about that what happened in the past” and added that “this book does not intend to equalize victims but to show the societies in Serbia and Kosovo what happened during this period”. Bekim Blakaj from Humanitarian Law Center Kosovo spoke about the engagement of tens of person in collecting data and that more than 8.400 interviews are done with victim’s family members.


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RECOM Process: Results and Prospective

The Initiative for RECOM is the first regional post-war initiative by which civil society in the region of the former Yugoslavia demands that an inter-governmental and independent body for establishing and publicly disclosing facts about all victims, war crimes, and other serious human rights violations related to war be established.


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Among the killed are 42 persons from Niš

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 During armed conflicts waged on the territory of the former Yugoslavia in the period 1991-1995 there are 42 killed or missing individuals from Niš. This information was disclosed during a presentation of a register of human losses from the armed conflicts waged on the territory of Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.


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During the armed conflicts waged on the territory of the former Yugoslavia 2.028 citizens of Serbia and Montenegro were killed or disappeared

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During the armed conflicts waged on the territory of the former Yugoslavia in the period 1991-1995, 2.028 citizens of Serbia and Montenegro were killed or disappeared and the fate of 385 missing citizens remains to be unknown. These are the results of a research conducted by the Humanitarian Law Center (HLC) made public at the presentation of an individualized register of citizens of Serbia and Montenegro who were killed or disappeared during the armed conflicts in Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the period 1991-1995.


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Documentation on the Breakup of the Former Yugoslavia

Two thematic collections of documents titled “Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Time of the Breakup of the Former Yugoslavia” and “Serbian Political Elites and the Vance-Owen Plan” were presented at the Library of the Humanitarian Law Center.


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Pictures of a War Crime Seminar at the HLC

King’s College from London organized the Pictures of a War Crime – Visual documents and the way they impact war crimes trials and the public seminar which was held at the offices of the Humanitarian Law Center in Belgrade.


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