sarajevo-crimes-against-humanity-museum-opens-07-22-2016
22 Jul 16 Sarajevo Museum of Crimes Against Humanity Opens

The Museum of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide 1992-1995 has opened in Sarajevo, displaying the personal belongings of victims among exhibits exploring Bosnia’s wartime history.

Full Article
kosovo-president-lays-wreath-at-serbs-memorial-07-21-2016
21 Jul 16 Kosovo President Lays Wreath at Serbs’ Memorial

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci paid tribute at a memorial to 14 Serbs killed after the war in the village of Staro Gracko/Gracke 17 years ago, but the victims’ families criticised his gesture.

Full Article
prijedor-remmebers-thousands-of-victims-07-20-2016
20 Jul 16 Eight Bosnian War Victims Buried in Prijedor

Hundreds of local residents paid their respects in Kozarac near Prijedor as the remains of eight people killed by Bosnian Serb forces during wartime were laid to rest over 20 years after they died.

Full Article
croatian-far-rightist-removed-from-anti-fascist-monument-07-18-2016
18 Jul 16 Croatian Right-Wingers Removed from Anti-Fascist Monument

Police removed members of the far-right Autochthonous Croatian Party of Rights from a WWII monument where they had been staging a sit-in to prevent an anti-fascist commemoration.

Full Article
bosnian-serbs-commemorate-petrovdan-killings-07-12-2016
12 Jul 16 Bosnian Serb War Deaths Commemorated Near Srebrenica

Hundreds of Bosnian Serbs in the village of Zalazje, near Srebrenica, commemorated the anniversary of the deaths of 69 people killed by the Bosnian Army on July 12, 1992.

Full Article
1990s-killed-croatian-policeman-commemorated-as-peacekeeper-07-01-2016
01 Jul 16 Assassinated Croatian Policeman Commemorated As Peacemaker

Croatian policeman Josip Reihl Kir, who was killed in 1991 in Osijek after trying to negotiate peace with local Serbs, is being commemorated as a symbol of peace in “times of madness”.

Full Article
prijedor-assembly-rejects-memorial-to-killed-children-06-29-2016
29 Jun 16 Prijedor’s Serbs Reject Memorial to Killed Children

The local assembly in the Serb-majority town of Prijedor in north-western Bosnia failed to back an initiative to build a memorial to 102 children who were killed or are still missing from the war.

Full Article
serbs-celebrate-vidovdan-and-the-battle-of-kosovo-amid-tight-security-06-28-2016
28 Jun 16 Serbs Celebrate Vidovdan and the Battle of Kosovo Amid Tight Security

Serb pilgrims, clergymen and politicians peacefully marked significant religious and historic events in Kosovo under heightened security measures.

Full Article
ustasa-minister-pier-disputed-in-small-croatian-municipality-06-27-2016
27 Jun 16 Ustasa Pier Makes Waves in Small Croatian Town

The naming of a pier in the small coastal municipality of Bilice after the wartime Fascist minister Mile Budak has drawn mockery and anger from some locals.

Full Article
media-dispute-over-serbia-s-dismissed-brussels-ambassador-continues-06-23-2016
23 Jun 16 Serbia Row Rumbles on Over Axed Diplomat

Serbia's now former ambassador to the EU and the country's Foreign Ministry are continuing to row over the reasons for his sacking.

Full Article
streets-in-mostar-celebrate-nazi-collaborationists-06-23-2016
23 Jun 16 Bosnia MPs Try to Change Mostar's Ustasa Street Names

Bosnian MPs have started a procedure to change the names of three streets in Mostar commemorating leaders of the Croatian Fascist Ustasa movement - but with no city council in place, it may prove difficult.

Full Article
montenegrin-opposition-alleges-cyrillic-script-discrimination-06-13-2016
14 Jun 16 Montenegro Minister Accused of Undermining Cyrillic

Opposition party says it will seeks education minister's resignation because of what it calls discrimination against the Cyrillic script in schools.

Full Article
izetbegovic-paid-respect-to-people-killed-at-kazani-06-13-2016
13 Jun 16 Izetbegovic Honours Bosnian Serb Victims at Kazani

Bakir Izetbegovic, chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and a delegation of the Party of Democratic Action, SDA, laid flowers and paid respect to Bosnian Serbs killed at Kazani locality.

Full Article
the-siege-of-sarajevo-the-most-interesting-subject-for-tourists-06-02-2016
03 Jun 16 Sarajevo Siege History Becomes Tourist Attraction

More than 20 years after the end of the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, tourists visiting Sarajevo are most interested in the city’s siege, the longest in modern history.

Full Article
white-ribbon-day-commemorates-killed-bosnian-children-05-31-2016
31 May 16 ‘White Ribbon Day’ Commemorates Killed Bosnian Children

Several hundred people gathered in Prijedor to remember May 31, 1992, when the Bosnian Serb authorities ordered all non-Serbs to mark their houses with white flags or sheets.

Full Article

Daily Newsletter

* indicates required
Balkan Transitional Justice Weekly
Email Format