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08 May 15 BIRN’s Kosovo War Crimes Film Screened in Pristina

BIRN's new documentary, which investigates the Serbian commanders responsible for some of the worst attacks of the Kosovo war, was screened for the first time in Pristina.

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07 May 15 Bosnian Croat War Victims Say Film Incites Hatred

A Bosnian Croat prison camp detainees association condemned a new documentary about crimes in the Herceg-Bosna wartime statelet, claiming it was being used to spread nationalist intolerance.

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28 Apr 15 New BIRN War Crimes Film Premieres in Belgrade

BIRN's latest feature-length documentary, which investigates the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, was screened for the first time in Belgrade.

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27 Apr 15 Film Honours Sportsmen's Wartime Bravery

A documentary about the courage of Yugoslav sportsmen who defied nationalist hysteria in the 1990s has premiered in Belgrade, focusing on their little known heroic acts off the pitch.

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10 Apr 15 Film Festival of Tolerance Opens in Zagreb

The annual Festival of Tolerance, dedicated to film and education, starts in Zagreb on Sunday, commemorating the anniversaries of the liberation of Auschwitz and the Srebrenica massacre.

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26 Mar 15 Croatia’s Satirical ‘Feral Tribune’ Celebrated in Print

A new book explores the history of Feral Tribune, a provocative anti-establishment magazine that investigated and satirised the authorities in Croatia for more than two decades.

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25 Mar 15 Hague Tribunal Screens Bosnia War Film in Zagreb

The documentary depicts wartime crimes by Croat and Bosniak-led forces in central Bosnia which ended in prosecutions at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

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24 Mar 15 ‘Naked Island’ Film Revisits Yugoslav Prison Colony

Director Tiha K. Gudac’s documentary was inspired by her grandfather’s experience of being imprisoned at the notorious Communist-era Goli Otok jail camp on a Croatian island.

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23 Jan 15 NATO Victims’ Families Condemn Charlie Hebdo Comparison

Relatives of those killed in the NATO bombing of the Serbian public broadcaster RTS in 1999 said that they resent comparisons with the attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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26 Nov 14 ‘Camps of Death’ Film Premieres in Bosnia

The new documentary contains powerful testimony from 67 wartime detention camp prisoners about the torture, murders, physical and psychological abuse that they witnessed.

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25 Nov 14 Serbian Media ‘Ethnically Biased’ on War Crimes

Serbian media still show significant ethnic bias when reporting on war crimes trials in domestic courts, portraying Serbs as the victims and promoting nationalist ideas.

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20 Nov 14 BIRN Documentary 'Silent Scream' Shown in Sarajevo

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network’s new documentary about victims of sexual violence had its premiere in the Bosnian capital on Wednesday and provoked a vigorous discussion.

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22 Sep 14 Genocide Trial Archive Opens at Srebrenica Memorial

The Sense news agency, which covers war crimes trials, opened the new archive of case documents, witness testimonies and forensic evidence at the Srebrenica genocide memorial centre in Potocari.

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16 Sep 14 BIRN Film Premieres in Kosovo’s Divided Mitrovica

The screening of BIRN’s road-movie documentary The Majority Starts Here in Mitrovica was followed by a debate examining how transitional justice can address the grievances of the wartime past.

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04 Jul 14 BIRN Missing Persons Documentary Premieres in Sarajevo

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network’s new documentary, ‘Missing You…’, looks at the arduous and traumatic experience of searching for loved ones who have disappeared.

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