Tag archives for Bosnia
About a thousand Bosnian citizens remain housed in temporary shelters in the aftermath of the floods that devastated the country last May.
The Bosnians fought in the ranks of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire faithfully, on the various fronts of the First World War. Upon their return, however, soldiers were plagued by nightmares. The story of grandfather Alija.
Commemorating the centennial of the outbreak of World War I in Sarajevo is an expression of cynicism, according to journalist and writer Zlatko Dizdarevic.
Tomorrow is the World Press Freedom Day. According to Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muiznieks, worrying patterns are eroding press freedom also in Europe.
A century ago, the Great War swept Europe taking 10 million men and leaving 25 million wounded. Historian Jay M. Winter looks back on our century of violence.
Protests are continuing after Friday's uprising in Bosnia, but media hype and national issues are looming upon the demonstrators. The European maze.
Thirty years ago, from February 8th to 19th, the fourteenth edition of the Olympic Winter Games was held in Sarajevo. A few years after the Olympic facilities, a symbol of common history and life, were targeted by the bombings.
Thousands of women were victims of sexual crimes during the Balkan conflicts. Most of them receive no support from the region's states, despite the progress marked by international criminal law in prosecuting these crimes.
Bosnia: The recent census of the population, the electoral system and the country's Constitution favor the reinforcement of divisions, sealing the borders between different religious and national groups. The analysis of Nenad Stojanovic.
Tens of Bosniak families have withdrawn their children from the schools they were attending in Republika Srpska. They demand their children be taught their own national subjects. OBC’s report.
On November 9th, twenty years ago, the artillery of the Bosnian Croat army destroyed the Mostar Bridge, a treasure of Ottoman architecture and one of the symbols of Bosnia and Herzegovina. People reacted on instinct to the news.
The chronicles of recent trials give an insight on the state of organized crime in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in the rest of the Balkans.