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Timeline of events leading up to the arrest of Goran Hadzic.
Writing the wrong kind of column is a good way to get shown the door in the ultrasensitive media of today’s former Yugoslavia.
While Croatia’s capital is warming to its annual Gay Pride, now ten years old, the first such march in the country’s second city met a violent response.
Few now visit the gigantic concrete memorials of the Tito era. But these monuments offer a window into the mentality of the former Balkan state, a new book by a Belgian photographer explains.
Prime Minister Kosor’s appeal for ‘cool heads’ in response to Gotovina verdict goes unanswered as country unites in anger.
Formation of a Bosnian Croat assembly marks a new stage in the growing alienation of Croats from the state in which they live, but don’t feel at home.
The General’s conviction on basis of Operation Storm as a Joint Criminal Enterprise begs the question - among others - of why Storm’s high-ranking US sponsors were not even mentioned in the verdict.
As Croatian general awaits tribunal’s verdict on Friday for his role in the 1995 Operation ‘Storm’, he is reportedly plotting a new totally non-military business venture if he is allowed home.
Verdicts on Gotovina and other generals won’t cause violence - but they may well stoke an anti-EU mood that will effect the next election and the autumn referendum on EU membership.
As few books are translated into regional languages, people in the Balkans know less about their neighbours than ever and the notion of ‘the other’ is reinforced, warn local authors.
By forming a government in Bosnia’s Federation entity without the main Croatian parties, the Social Democrat bloc has solved one problem only to create another.
Years after promising to develop community-based alternatives, patients with intellectual disabilities and mental health problems remain incarcerated in institutions that respect neither people’s dignity nor privacy.
Huge protests demanding elections pose a threat to Jadranka Kosor’s government - but little seems to unite the demonstrators except anger with the state of politics and the economy in general.
The centre of Zagreb was the scene of bloody unrest after protestors demanding that Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor and her ruling Croatian Democratic Union step down, clashed with police on Saturday.
Vulnerable people, including those with disabilities and minority Roma and Jewish populations, remain exposed to grave abuses in the Balkans, says Human Rights Watch.