Bosnia and Herzegovina

Former Hague Prosecutor in MostarPhoto:

Former Hague Prosecutor in Mostar

“A debate on the work of the Hague Tribunal was organized in Mostar today, with emphasis on the judgment of the six so-called Herceg Bosna. Jadranko Prlic and others. UN Prosecutor Kenneth Scott spoke on the panel. He revealed for the first time publicly that investigators obtained transcripts […]

ICTY Chief in SarajevoUNMICT

ICTY Chief in Sarajevo

“The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo on Monday ahead of a progress report to be delivered to the UN Security Council. Serge Brammertz met the Bosniak member of the country’s tripartite presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, to […]

Peace March from Srebrenica to Vukovar Commences

Peace March from Srebrenica to Vukovar Commences

“A group of 20 people on Tuesday began to march hundreds of kilometers to Croatia from Bosnia to honor the victims of the 1991 Vukovar massacre. The walk, entitled the Srebrenica-Odzak-Vukovar Peace March, began from the Potocari Memorial Cemetery in Srebrenica where more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims were […]

Ratko Mladic (un)fit for Court?VoA

Ratko Mladic (un)fit for Court?

“Ratko Mladic‘s defense requested today that the Hague Tribunal cancels imposing the first instance verdict, scheduled for 22 November, until it is determined whether he is mentally and physically capable of standing trial. The former commander of the Army of the Republika Srpska, General Mladic (75) is charged […]

WaP0 – Mladic May Not be Present to Hear VerdictPhoto: RTE

WaP0 – Mladic May Not be Present to Hear Verdict

“A lawyer for Gen. Ratko Mladic said Monday it is not certain the former Bosnian Serb military commander will show up in a United Nations courtroom when judges deliver their verdicts in his long-running trial for allegedly masterminding atrocities during Bosnia’s 1992-95 war. Mladic’s attorneys have filed a […]

World Bank Report on Doing Business in 2018- Where are the Balkans?

The World Bank has released their 2018 report on doing business. Here’s where the Balkan countries rank for ease of business: Bosnia and Herzegovina – 86th Croatia – 51st Kosovo – 40th Macedonia – 11th Montenegro – 42nd Serbia – 43rd Slovenia – 37th The full report is […]

Bosnian Man Arrested with Dayton AccordsAFP/RFERL

Bosnian Man Arrested with Dayton Accords

“A Bosnian Serb man has been arrested under suspicion of fraudulently acquiring an original copy of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s 1995 peace agreement, a prosecutor says. Zeljko Kuntos was arrested on October 31 and was being questioned, prosecutor Dragica Tojagic said on November 1. The U.S.-brokered deal known as the Dayton […]

Zvizdic Angered by Croatia-Republika Srpka (BiH) Gas DealIvica Galovic/Pixsell/Vecernji List

Zvizdic Angered by Croatia-Republika Srpka (BiH) Gas Deal

“The agreement between Croatia and Republika Srpska (RS) for the supply from the gas and oil refinery in Bosanski Brod is an ‘uncomfortable surprise’ that bypasses the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a Chairman of the Council of Minister Denis Zvizdic has said. The protocol on gas from […]

Bosnia Extradites Alleged ISIS Supporter to US

Bosnia Extradites Alleged ISIS Supporter to US

“Bosnian authorities said a man with suspected terrorism links has been extradited to the United States on Tuesday. The prosecutor’s office said in a statement that the agency has taken part in a “complex operation” to locate the suspect and hand him over to the U.S. The operation […]