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The Hague Tribunal has taken flak for recent high-profile acquittals but prosecution errors have helped the accused go free, says Balkans expert Eric Gordy.
One of the loudest opponents of nationalism, Dubravka Ugresic spoke to Balkan Insight about identity, the media’s responsibility for the conflict and the criminalisation of former Yugoslav society.
Predrag Matvejevic recalls his 18 years spend in exile, addresses the impact of nationalism and maintains that the former Yugoslav states should take more pride in being a part of a common culture.
The unrepentant advocate of Yugoslavia and Socialism says time’s up for the independence projects of the ex-Yugoslav republics - none of whom have made a go of it.
The trailer for a Slovene docudrama that suggests America bought its space programme from Tito’s Yugoslavia has had almost a million net views. Balkan Insight spoke to authors Bostjan and Ziga Virc.
Journalist Jurij Gustincic reflects on the changing world of journalism in the Balkans in an interview for Balkan Insight.
Former president Stjepan Mesic lambasts a dirty election campaign, foresees splits in the ruling HDZ - and describes the arrest of a former minister as the latest chapter in the rehabilitation of the Fascist Ustashe movement.
Workers on strike, poverty, refugee rights, the ‘erased’ and access to healthcare, jobs and education are just some of the under-reported justice issues in the Balkans, says writer and academic Igor Stiks.
The familiar face heading up the Sarajevo-based network says they will set new, high standards for journalism throughout the region.
A broad regional coalition of civil society associations from the countries of the former Yugoslavia is planning to strongly pressure the succession countries into forming regional commissions to establish the facts on war crimes and other severe violations of human rights.
Slovenian philosopher, psychoanalyst, and sociologist Slavoj Zizek tells BIRN`s Life in Kosovo show that conflict in the Balkans could be avoided with an exchange of territory.
Serbia is doing its best to fully cooperate with the war crimes tribunal, but doesn’t know where remaining fugitives are hiding, Interior Minister Ivica Dacic told Balkan Insight.