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City: Sarajevo

22 July 2016

Radovan Karadzic Appeals Against Genocide Conviction

Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic is appealing against the Hague Tribunal’s verdict sentencing him to 40 years in prison for genocide and crimes against humanity.
16 June 2016

Bosnian Prosecution Angered by Judge's Criticism

After an OSCE appointed expert judge, Joanna Korner, sharply criticized the work of the Bosnian prosecution on war crimes, its spokesman accused her of an attack on the judiciary.

13 June 2016

Izetbegovic Paid Respect to People Killed at Kazani

The Bosniak member of the Bosnian Presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, who is also leader of the Party of Democratic Action, SDA, paid an official visit to Kazani, near Sarajevo, to commemorate the Serbs that were killed in the area by a group of Bosnian soldiers during the war.

6 June 2016

Arabs Marry Bosnian Women to Establish Parallel Families

After an influx of tourists and investors from Gulf countries in recent years, Bosnia faces new occurrence - Arab men marrying local women as second or third wives, who remain in the country waiting for their husbands' occasional visits.

1 June 2016

Bosnia’s Elites Get the Cars They Desire

Officials in Bosnia have found a neat way to get round public procurement laws and get the exact official limos they want.
31 May 2016

UN Court Rejects Plea to Release Karadzic

The UN war crimes court in The Hague rejected a request from the defence of former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic to grant him temporary release.
31 May 2016

‘White Ribbon Day’ Commemorates Killed Bosnian Children

Several hundred people gathered in Prijedor to remember May 31, 1992, when the Bosnian Serb authorities ordered all non-Serbs to mark their houses with white flags or sheets.
23 May 2016

Bosnia Fines Football Clubs for Nationalist Chants

Over the 2015-16 Bosnian football league season, the country’s clubs had to pay a total of more than 140,000 euros in fines, many for their supporters’ use of nationalist chants and slogans.
20 May 2016

Radovan Karadzic Lawyer Paid $1,000 a Day

The UN war crimes court pays around $1,000 a day to US lawyer Peter Robinson while he is working on former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic’s appeal against his conviction.
13 May 2016

Sarajevo Museum to Preserve Wartime Childhood Memories

A group of Sarajevo residents is developing a museum devoted to childhood during wartime to preserve the mementoes and memories of Bosnians who grew up during the 1990s conflict.
13 May 2016

Wealthy Arabs Buy Slice of ‘Heaven’ in Bosnia

Bosnia is becoming an attractive destination for Arab and Gulf state visitors, many of whom are buying real estate – but while some welcome the influx, not everyone is delighted.
29 April 2016

Victims of Dobrovoljacka Attack Frustrated by Silence

Almost a quarter-century on from the attack on the JNA convoy in Sarajevo, relatives of those killed in it feel bitter that so little has been done to determine responsibility.
8 April 2016

Sarajevo Teachers Recall Schooldays Under Siege

Tens of thousands of children went to school in improvised classrooms during the siege of Sarajevo that started 24 years ago this week, with pupils and teachers often risking their lives for education.
23 March 2016

Karadzic Trial: Competing Versions of the Truth

During Radovan Karadzic’s marathon trial, the prosecution brought witnesses to prove he was guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity, while testimony from the defence disputed the crimes or tried to show he wasn’t responsible.

23 March 2016

Radovan Karadzic: ‘I Expect to be Acquitted’

In a defiant interview before his trial verdict, wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic insists that ‘no reasonable court’ would convict him of genocide and war crimes, despite the evidence against him.