naser-oric-faces-judgment-over-serb-captives-deaths-10-05-2017 06 Oct 17 Naser Oric Faces Judgment over Serb Captives’ Deaths

The trial of Naser Oric, the Bosnian Army’s former commander in Srebrenica who is accused of killing Serb prisoners of war, centred on a key witness’s testimony - but was it true or false?

naser-oric-srebrenica-commander-inspires-love-and-hate-10-02-2017 05 Oct 17 Naser Oric: Srebrenica Commander Inspires Love and Hate

Ahead of his war crimes verdict, Naser Oric, a wartime defender of Srebrenica who once worked as Slobodan Milosevic’s bodyguard, says he is “loved” by Bosniaks - but is also despised by many Serbs.

bosnia-activists-install-signs-at-unmarked-war-sites-10-02-2017 03 Oct 17 Bosnia Activists Install Signs at Unmarked War Sites

Four activists from Bosnia and Herzegovina have been conducting an unofficial campaign to place temporary memorial signs at sites where people suffered during wartime but where no permanent monument exists.

bosnian-state-court-president-condemns-unfair-criticism--09-29-2017 02 Oct 17 Bosnian State Court President Condemns ‘Unfair Criticism’

The Bosnian state court deserves praise for completing hundreds of war crimes cases, but it still has a “long road ahead” to clear its huge backlog, its president Ranko Debevec told BIRN.

bosnia-s-bone-hospital-still-haunts-its-inmates-09-22-2017 25 Sep 17 Bosnia’s ‘Bone Hospital’ Still Haunts its Inmates

The destruction of a memorial to Bosniaks imprisoned at the Kostana Hospital detention camp in Stolac during wartime brought back disturbing memories of the torture they endured there.

the-everyday-desperation-of-bosnia-s-protesting-veterans-09-01-2017 01 Sep 17 The Everyday Desperation of Bosnia’s Protesting Veterans

War veterans in Bosnia’s Bosniak-Croat Federation entity have been protesting all summer for better conditions - but officials say there isn’t enough money in the budget to pay for the benefits they want.

turkish-tv-series-on-bosniak-leader-vexes-serbs-08-29-2017 29 Aug 17 Turkish TV Series on Bosniak Leader Vexes Serbs

A series celebrating the life of wartime Bosniak leader Alija Izetbegovic, now being filmed by Turkish state broadcaster TRT, caused Bosnian Serb leaders to suggest a retaliatory film praising Radovan Karadzic.

defending-tito-s-legacy-is-an-anti-fascist-duty-08-23-2017 24 Aug 17 Defending Tito’s Legacy is an Anti-Fascist Duty

The nationalist assault on Tito and on the Partisan legacy is directly linked to the very identity of nationalists – and to their reconciliation with fascism.

men-don-t-cry-revealing-balkan-veterans-emotions-08-15-2017 16 Aug 17 ‘Men Don’t Cry’: Revealing Balkan Veterans’ Emotions

A new feature film made by a Bosnian war veteran dramatically explores the minds of men who fought in the 1990s and how it affected them psychologically and emotionally.

how-a-bosnian-boy-survived-a-firing-squad-08-10-2017 14 Aug 17 How a Bosnian Boy Survived a Firing Squad

Jasmin Causevic was 13 when he found himself in front of a Bosnian Serb firing squad - and despite being seriously wounded, he survived by hiding out in a basement for days.

a-bosnian-war-criminal-s-quest-for-forgiveness-08-08-2017 10 Aug 17 A Bosnian War Criminal’s Quest for Forgiveness

In a new film, convicted war criminal Esad Landzo seeks out former prisoners who he abused when he was an 18-year-old during the Bosnian war in 1992, and asks them to forgive him.

ailing-defendants-cause-headaches-for-hague-tribunal-08-04-2017 07 Aug 17 Ailing Defendants Cause Headaches for Hague Tribunal

The fear of another defendant dying in custody before his final verdict like Slobodan Milosevic has made the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague take unusual precautionary measures.

yazidi-massacre-survivors-learn-lessons-from-srebrenica-08-03-2017 03 Aug 17 Yazidi Massacre Survivors Learn Lessons from Srebrenica

Three years after the Islamic State mass killings of Yazidis in Iraq, survivors want to emulate the bereaved women of Srebrenica and have the massacres recognised as genocide and the killers put on trial.

poison-gas-the-bosnian-war-s-forgotten-weapon-07-27-2017 27 Jul 17 Poison Gas: The Bosnian War’s Forgotten Weapon

Poison gas and other toxic chemicals were used dozens of times during the Bosnian conflict to torture and murder prisoners, but almost no one has been held directly responsible in court.

the-srebrenica-refugee-camp-that-never-closed-07-21-2017 24 Jul 17 The Srebrenica Refugee Camp that Never Closed

A hundred kilometres from Srebrenica, 400 female relatives and survivors of the 1995 genocide still live in the rundown temporary camp where they found shelter, and say they will never return home.

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