serbian-anti-war-reporter-s-death-remains-a-mystery-07-19-2016 20 Jul 16 Serbian Anti-War Reporter’s Death Remains a Mystery

Twenty-two years after the death of Radislava ‘Dada’ Vujasinovic, who reported on wartime collusion between politicians and criminals, new forensic analysis has again failed to identify whether it was suicide or murder.

serbian-ex-security-chief-dodges-journalist-murder-trial-05-19-2016 19 May 16 Serbian Ex-Security Chief Dodges Journalist Murder Trial

Former state security official Franko Simatovic, who could reveal the secret service’s role in the murder of journalist Slavko Curuvija, has repeatedly failed to appear as a witness at the trial.

croatian-nationalists-exploiting-a-romanticised-history--04-24-2016 25 Apr 16 Croatian Nationalists ‘Exploiting a Romanticised History’

Christopher Bobyn, one of the directors of a documentary that examined the far-right scene in Croatia, told BIRN that nationalists are manipulating history and using the country’s economic problems to win support.

croatian-jews-outraged-by-holocaust-denial-film-04-05-2016 05 Apr 16 Croatian Jews Outraged by Concentration Camp Film

Croatian Jewish representatives expressed outrage after the culture minister praised a film claiming the number of people killed by the country’s pro-Nazi WWII regime at the Jasenovac concentration camp was exaggerated.

croatian-deputy-tourism-minister-carries-controversial-past-03-03-2016 04 Mar 16 Croatian Deputy Minister’s Wartime Tabloid Blunders

New Croatian deputy tourism minister Robert Pauletic is known for his teenage successes on TV quizzes, but misleading reports he published as a wartime tabloid editor have largely been forgotten.

belgrade-zagreb-tvs-restore-broken-links-02-01-2016 02 Feb 16 Belgrade, Zagreb TV Stations Restore Broken Links

Serbia’s RTS and Croatia’s HRT public broadcasters, both accused of warmongering propaganda during the 1990s, are now making a new series together, reviving their Yugoslav-era links.

childhood-conflict-drama-takes-kosovo-to-hollywood-01-26-2016 27 Jan 16 Childhood Conflict Drama Takes Kosovo to Hollywood

‘Shok’ (‘Friend’), the first Kosovo-made film ever to be nominated for an Oscar, draws on some of its actors’ real-life experiences of intimidation by Serbian forces in the late 1990s.

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.

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.

bosnia-snapshots-of-a-traumatised-society-10-21-2015 22 Oct 15 Bosnia: Snapshots of a Traumatised Society

Ron Haviv, the American photographer who documented the brutal crimes of warlord Arkan’s paramilitaries, says Bosnia and Herzegovina has still not recovered from the trauma of the 1990s conflict.

serbia-croatia-row-exposes-balkan-fault-lines-09-28-2015 28 Sep 15 Serbia-Croatia Row Exposes Balkan Fault Lines

The border dispute between Croatia and Serbia was only solved after Brussels intervened, showing how fragile relations between the two neighbouring countries really are.

serbian-artist-puts-dead-nations-on-show 30 Apr 15 Serbian Artist Puts ‘Dead Nations’ on Show

Artist Ivan Grubanov, whose first major work was drawings of Slobodan Milosevic on trial, examines the idea of countries that no longer exist in a show at this year’s prestigious Venice Biennale.

bosnian-serbs-shun-film-about-wartime-kindness 21 Apr 15 Bosnian Serbs Shun Film About Wartime Kindness

A new film about Bosnians who saved their neighbours rather than persecuting them in the war has drawn interest across Bosnia and Herzegovina – but not in the mainly Serbian entity.

a-lost-child-on-the-frontline 02 Feb 15 A Lost Child on the Frontline

Serbian director Vuk Rsumovic’s film ‘No Man’s Child’ is based on the true story of a boy found living wild with wolves and then sent to fight in the Bosnian war.

the-art-of-post-war-trauma 22 Jan 15 The Art of Post-War Trauma

Serbian artist Vladimir Miladinovic, whose latest project focuses on mass graves of Kosovo Albanians near Belgrade, has made the wartime past a theme of his work.

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