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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Tens of Bosniak families have withdrawn their children from the schools they were attending in Republika Srpska.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.
The first Bosnian census since the fall of Yugoslavia has begun in a pre election climate. The survey will show, 20 years after the war and ethnic cleansing, what the new Bosnia is.
Is it possible to build a shared narrative of the Balkans, overcoming the conflicts between national historiographies? The travelling exhibition "Imagining the Balkans,” these days in Belgrade, tries to do so.
The story of a girl from Sarajevo who became a national table tennis champion playing for the “Grbavica” club in 1960s Yugoslavia.