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What Dodik says, SDA supports. SDP's minister asked the amnesty for Svicarac. Unauthorized spying on judges.
At a gathering in Zenica, the leader of the Social Democrats Zlatko Lagumdzija told 7.000 people, that the old friends united again to divide Bosnia, referring to Milorad Dodik and Sulejman Tihic, leaders of SNSD and SDA respectively. Lagumdzija said that what ever Dodik says, like Bosnia is unable to exist, Tihic supports that.
The federation entity Minister of Justice Zoran Mikulic asked the entity President Zivko Budimir that the indicted for attempted murder Mersed Hadzic, called Mirso Svicarac, is released for three months, Oslobodjenje daily learned from a document. Even though the Social Democrats reacted accusing the President of releasing a criminal and braking his authorities, they seem to forget that Mikulic, who requested such thing, is their party member.
The Service for Common Affairs of Bosnian institutions was recording judges in their offices in the building of the Bosnian State Court, without authorization, the Agency for Data Protection said. The check came after the judge Branko Peric complained about cameras set in rooms which only judges use saying the only use of them is to spy on judges and other personnel. The cameras will be removed.
Balkan Insight has not verified the facts in the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
While the EU accession process has not affected the media’s existential struggle for survival one way or the other, they have made respect for human and minority rights more mainstream.