BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police have prevented dozens of far-right supporters from disrupting an event designed to boost dialogue with the former province of Kosovo whose declaration of independence Belgrade does not recognize.
JARAK, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police on Sunday prevented a Serbian far-right leader convicted of war crimes from returning to an ethnically-mixed northern village where he spurred ethnic hatred during the 1990s' Balkan war.
Dozens of policemen sealed off Hrtkovci, 40 kilometers (24 miles) northwest of Belgrade, blocking Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj and his supporters from reaching the village and rallying there.
The Radicals briefly gathered by the police cordons before dispersing.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Croatian parliamentary delegation on Wednesday cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatian national flag and shouted insults.
The delegation said they decided to return home after the incident in the Serbian parliament involving Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj. The visit was initially planned for two days.
UN court overturns acquittal of Serb ultranationalist
BRUSSELS (AP) — A United Nations war crimes court on Wednesday sentenced a Serbian ultranationalist to ten years in prison, overturning his acquittal over crimes against humanity and other charges during the Balkan wars in the 1990s.
Vojislav Seselj, who leads the Serbian Radical Party and is a lawmaker in the Serbian parliament, was acquitted in 2016 of nine war crimes and crimes against humanity charges because of insufficient evidence.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Serb ultranationalist Vojislav Seselj (all times local):
Croatia is satisfied with a U.N. court's conviction of a Serb ultranationalist for war crimes committed in the Balkans in the 1990s but not with the length of his 10-year sentence.
UN court hears appeal in Serbian lawmaker’s acquittal
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A prosecutor urged U.N. judges Wednesday to overturn the acquittals of a prominent Serbian ultranationalist on atrocity charges, saying that a failure to do so would inflict lasting damage to the legacy of the groundbreaking war crimes tribunal.
Serb ultranationalist refuses to go back to Hague tribunal
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — An ultranationalist leader in Serbia says he won't attend an appeals hearing next week in his case before a United Nations war crimes tribunal.
Vojislav Seselj said Thursday he will "never go back there voluntarily."
The U.N. tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, last year acquitted Seselj of war crimes during the 1990s' Balkan wars, but prosecutors have appealed.
Joe Biden greeted with ‘Vote for Trump!’ chants in Belgrade, Serbia
Serbian protesters greeted Vice President Joseph R. Biden Tuesday with derisive chants of "Vote for Trump!"
Hundreds of demonstrators in Belgrade, the Serbian capital, chanted for the U.S. Republican presidential nominee upon Mr. Biden's arrival, Reuters reported.
The demonstrators were Serbian ultranationalists protesting Mr. Biden's one-day stop in Belgrade before his visit to Kosovo. They also wore shirts displaying an image of Mr. Trump.