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Mir Sada, Twenty Years Later

Marching to Sarajevo to contribute to peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina and promote popular diplomacy and non-violent interposition: this was the goal of over two thousand Italian and foreign pacifists who took part in "Mir Sada - Peace Now" in August 1993. One of OBC’s journalists participated.

Paolo Rumiz and the Balkans

What are the Balkans? Reporter and writer Paolo Rumiz tries to answer the question abandoning himself to memories, writing “bastard notes, voices and frequencies that pierce borders, ignore visas, passports and languages to get right to the heart of man.”

Sejdic-Finci, a Judgment Ignored

Jakob Finci, president of the Jewish community of Sarajevo, has been expecting for four years for the application of the judgment by the European Court of Human Rights that bears his name. An interview by the OBC.

A Memorial On The Diamond Road

Friends and family members have placed a memorial stone on the site where three Italian pacifists, Guido Puletti, Sergio Lana and Fabio Moreni, were murdered on May 29 twenty years ago while carrying aid to the Bosnian population.

Bosnia: Land of Blue Gold

Bosnia Herzegovina is one of the European countries with the richest water resources. Projects to build a series of hydroelectric power stations in Republika Srpska, however, are endangering a delicate environmental balance.

It Is Not Easy to Be Sarajevo

Throughout the twentieth century, Sarajevo has been both a symbol of political violence and a model of peaceful coexistence. The years in which the city fell under the control of the Ustasha are crucial to understand its contradictions. A book by Emily Greble.

The Fenice Theatre goes to Andricgrad

The prestigious Venetian theatre La Fenice has begun working with Emir Kusturica on the production of a theatrical version of Ivo Andric's novel The Bridge on the Drina. The project is strongly contested by the associations of the victims in Visegrad, where the opera is due to go on stage June 28, 2014.
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