The massacre in Velika and Mala Krusa near Orahovac took place during the war in Kosovo.On March 25 and 26, 1999, two days after the NATO bombing of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) began. According to the Humanitarian Law Fund March 25 and 26, 1999, 114 Albanian men were killed. On the occasion of marking […]

About Silence as Deafness

They say the train continued on, as if there had been no abduction. As if nothing had happened. They say that no one rebelled; neither when the armed members of the “avengers” ordered the conductor to stop the train, neither when they got inside, nor when they examined the passengers’ train tickets, which the conductor wrote down[…]

Theater as Machinery of Political Propaganda (II)

The “Lift: Slobodan shou” explains very well the trajectory of the engagement of a large part of the artistic elite in Serbia, not only in the ‘90s but also nowadays, to serve the power and to be in service of nationalistic politics, which still dominate. The philosopher Boris Buden rightfully says that: “For over thirty years now,[…]

A Jubilee Between Challenge and Chance

With a parade of members of the security forces on Zahir Pajaziti Square and a speech by the president, Kosovo will mark 15 years of independence with signs of optimism that Europe’s newest independent country could in the foreseeable future normalize its relations with Serbia, from which it seceded after the 1999 war. The years marked by[…]


No days of remembrance, no memorials, no established criminal responsibility of the perpetrators, no responsibility of judicial authorities for failures in prosecution, and no justice for the victims. It is a story about Bukovica and injustice. Jakub Durgut, a wonderful soul and witness to the Bukovica crime, is no more. In addition to his memory, we are[…]

Theater as Machinery of Political Propaganda (I)

“Normally there are people in this country who want peace. Normally there are those who want victory, they want neither war nor death. But nobody will win, they will only die.” Borka Pavićević At the beginning of 2018, the international media informed that a group of artists in Serbia were preparing a musical about Milošević, entitled “Lift:[…]


In a country where ethnic apartheid rules, the most difficult thing is to be a Bosnian and Herzegovinian. This group of inhabitants is not only a minority, but is also not legally recognised by its own home country. Being part and keeping up the tradition of a minority people in Bosnia and Herzegovina actually means being a[…]

30 Years

At a press conference in Zagreb on October 22, 1992, the The United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR), under the leadership of Tadeusz Mazowiecki announced that a mass grave had been discovered in the area of Ovčara near Vukovar. The tomb had been untouched prior to the arrival of members of UNPROFOR (United Nations Protection Forces),[…]


“Bye, Berush. See you,” are the last words heard by Xhemajl Mustafa, a Kosovo Albanian journalist and intellectual. He spoke those words to his teenage daughter, Beriana, as he was going out of their apartment in Prishtina in noon of 23 November 2000. As the 22nd anniversary of his murder looms closer, Beriana – who followed into her[…]