serbian-kosovar-journalists-build-bridges-with-words-11-27-2015 27 Nov 15 Serbian, Kosovar Journalists Build Bridges with Words

In a bid to bring their estranged communities closer together, Serbian and Kosovar reporters worked on stories in each other’s countries in a collaborative project that could highlight paths towards reconciliation.

20-years-after-dayton-bosnia-s-neighbours-still-worry-bosniaks-11-20-2015 21 Nov 15 20 Years after Dayton, Bosnia’s Neighbours Still Worry Bosniaks

The open hostilities between Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia in the 1990s have long given way to friendlier relations - but Bosniaks are still anxious about their neighbours.

bosnians-pessimistic-about-peace-deal-s-legacy-11-19-2015 20 Nov 15 Bosnians Pessimistic About Peace Deal’s Legacy

Regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation or economic status, many people in Bosnia and Herzegovina agree that the only success of the Dayton peace agreement 20 years ago was ending the war.

bosnia-restless-20-years-after-dayton-11-18-2015 19 Nov 15 Bosnia Restless, 20 Years After Dayton

On the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Agreement, which ended the 1992-95 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, there is heated debate about whether it was a success or a failure.

bojan-glavasevic-why-croatia-must-reject-hate-11-17-2015 18 Nov 15 Bojan Glavasevic: Why Croatia Must Reject Hate

Croatia’s assistant war veterans minister Bojan Glavasevic, who lost his father and grandfather in the Serb attack on his hometown Vukovar, tells BIRN he has promoted reconciliation despite nationalist resistance.

baljvine-village-where-there-was-no-war-11-15-2015 16 Nov 15 The Bosnian Village that Rejected the War

The village of Baljvine is an example of coexistence and tolerance for the still-divided country because its Serbs and Bosniaks were never in conflict during the war, locals explain in a BIRN video report.

fr-sava-time-to-go-forward-and-start-dialogue-11-12-2015 13 Nov 15 Fr. Sava: Time to Go Forward and Start Dialogue

Sava Janjic, the Abbot of Visoki Decani Monastery, says Serbian heritage needs to be settled within the Brussels dialogue before any further discussion on UNESCO status.

serbia-s-unesco-victory-has-exposed-its-true-face-11-12-2015 12 Nov 15 Serbia’s UNESCO ‘Victory’ Has Exposed its True Face

Belgrade’s brutal and offensive campaign against Kosovo’s membership bid, comparing it to ISIS, has reminded Europe and its own neighbours of how little the ‘new’ Serbia has changed.

shakespeare-reconnects-serbian-and-kosovar-theatregoers-11-06-2015 12 Nov 15 Shakespeare Reconnects Serbian and Kosovo Theatregoers

With a Kosovo Albanian playing Romeo and a Serb playing Juliet, Predrag Miki Manojlovic’s production of the Shakespeare classic is intended to bring Belgrade and Pristina closer together.

bosnian-court-fears-abolition-attempt-by-serbs-11-10-2015 11 Nov 15 Bosnian Court Fears ‘Abolition Attempt’ by Serbs

The state court fears that a new Bosnian Serb reform proposal is aimed at abolishing the state-level judiciary, but Republika Srpska says it just wants to clarify the division of authority between the state and Bosnia’s entities.

heritage-in-flames-prosecuting-wartime-cultural-crimes-11-06-2015 06 Nov 15 Heritage in Flames: Prosecuting Wartime Cultural Crimes

Kosovo’s bid to join UNESCO has again highlighted the destruction of cultural and religious monuments during wartime - crimes that ex-Yugoslav countries’ courts have largely been failing to tackle.

wartime-allegations-return-to-haunt-kosovo-s-limaj-11-04-2015 05 Nov 15 Wartime Allegations Return to Haunt Kosovo’s Limaj

Guerrilla turned politician Fatmir Limaj could face his third war crimes trial for brutal abuses at the Kosovo Liberation Army’s Klecka detention camp after a court decided to hear a motion for retrial.

middle-east-and-balkan-war-refugees-share-camp-11-04-2015 04 Nov 15 Middle East and Balkan War Refugees Share Camp

Refugees from the 1990s Balkan wars are now sharing their rundown temporary accommodation in Belgrade with people fleeing more recent conflicts in the Middle East and Africa.

the-dark-ages-turns-bosnian-war-into-drama-11-02-2015 03 Nov 15 ‘The Dark Ages’ Turns Bosnian War into Drama

Real-life testimonies from people who lived through recent conflicts in Europe have been transformed into a gripping theatre play - acted out by the people whose stories it highlights.

huge-war-crimes-case-backlog-overwhelms-bosnia-10-22-2015 23 Oct 15 Huge War Crimes Case Backlog Overwhelms Bosnia

Bosnia and Herzegovina will fail to resolve the most sensitive war crimes cases by its December 2015 deadline and may not tackle the thousands of remaining cases by the final deadline of 2023.

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