In the forthcoming local elections in Bosnia on the electoral lists in the towns of Zvornik and Samac include convicted war criminals.
The head of Macedonia's Helsinki Human Rights Committee, Uranija Pirovska, says that the new lustration law violates the recommendations of the Council of Europe and is manifestly intended to silence and intimidate government critics.
Twenty years on from the first crimes in the Dretelj concentration camp, the victims, both Bosniaks and Serbs, still feel that their suffering remains untold.
The clinic at the centre of organ-trafficking claims in Kosovo was just part of a wider international racket dealing in transplanted organs, Nancy Scheper-Hughes, director of Organs Watch, says.
Whether or not the current crisis between the country’s two ruling parties is real or artificial, the denouement cannot be delayed for much longer.
Vogue for documentary art in Bosnia, in film, image and on the stage, reflects a conviction that post-war audiences need to confront the factual reality of the recent past.
Victims of wartime rape need expert support otherwise, they may live emotionless, robot-like lives, says the neuropsychologist Alma Bravo-Mehmedbasic.
More than a decade after its adoption, the Ohrid Framework has become a part of history and it is time now to start a debate on the future.
Eleven years since the 2001 Ohrid Peace Accord, the painful issue of Macedonians kidnapped during the conflict remains unsettled, and the bodies of some victims remain stuck at the forensic institute.
Almost two decades may have passed since the end of the Bosnian war but in the small town of Ljubuski, it is still smarter to keep silent about the war injustices, as the recent beating of journalist Stefica Galic showed.
Two years after it has been commissioned, Bosnia has a draft of the Transitional Justice Strategy, but despite widespread acceptance of its importance there are already doubts whether the document will be adopted.
Six members of unit believed to have killed around 800 people from Srebrenica in 1995 have been jailed so far to 157 years.
Forget the row with Greece over Alexander. What now has Macedonians at odds are new monuments resembling, or commemorating, historic figures linked to Bulgaria.
In four years working as a forensic anthropologist, Esma Alicehajic has taken part in dozens of Srebrenica exhumations, and says she never allows herself to feel emotional while working on a mass grave.
Verdicts on seven members say VRS brigade played key role in slaughter after fall of Srebrenica - executing victims and transporting the bodies to mass graves.