‘The Dark Ages’ Turns Bosnian War into Drama

(source: http://www.balkaninsight.com/ | Sven Milekic BIRN Zagreb) My father was killed immediately and thrown into a well. I survived because the driver of my school bus and a friend of my father recognised me. Then they deported me to a concentration camp in a school bus,” Sudbin Music recalls in his native language on stage at the National Theatre in Munich, shocking […]

DAY OF REMEMBRANCE OF THE VICTIMS AT KAZANI

The Association for Social Research and Communications (UDIK) informs the public that on Sunday, October 25, 2015, will organize activity to mark the anniversary of the horrible crimes committed at Kazani pit where have been tortured, killed and dumped Serbs and Croats from Sarajevo. Half-hour activity will be carried out on the square fra Grga Martic in front of the Sacred[…]

Tears Falling on Bread ~ Winning Story of Srđan Aleksić Youth Competition

Source: http://www.recom.link/suze-padaju-na-kruh-pobednicka-prica-konkursa-srdan-aleksic/  Nevena Medic was recently awarded first place in the Post-Conflict Research Center’s “Srđan Aleksić Youth Competition”. “Srđan Aleksić Youth Competition“, challenges young people in Bosnia to discover, collect, and share stories of peacebuilding, moral courage, and interethnic cooperation from their local communities. Through the competition, the center hopes to inspire youth to take an active role in[…]

ANNIVERSARY OF THE SUFFERING OF VICTIMS FROM SJEVERIN

The Association for Social Research and Communications (UDIK) informs the public that on Thursday, October 22, 2015, will attend the commemoration in Sjeverin on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of the killing of the victims from Sjeverin. We remind that on October 22, 1992 a bus traveling from Rudo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, to Priboj in the[…]

War Childhood Museum

The War Childhood Museum will open in Sarajevo in 2016. The Museum‘s collection will contain number of personal items, stories, audio and video testimonies, photographs, letters, drawings and other documents offering valuable insight into unique experience of growing up in wartime. More about the War Childhood Museum: http://museum.warchildhood.com/  

Distorted Remembrance Culture ‘Traps Bosnia in Past’

(Photo: www.church-and-peace.org | Source: www.balkaninsight.com) Bosnian university professor Ljubinka Petrovic-Ziemer says the culture of silence in Bosnia – and the selective or politically motivated cultures of remembering the war – are holding back meaningful reconciliation.  Her warnings are contained in a new paper titled: “Cultures of Remembrance in Sarajevo, or the Protracted Search for Multiperspectivity and Integration”. “We are trapped in[…]

Bekim Fehmiu Film Week in Kosovo, 06 – 10 October 2015

Festival ”Mirëdita, dobar dan!” initiates dialogue and cultural exchange between Kosovo and Serbia, with the aim of improvement of social, political and cultural relationships between societies. The work and achievements of Bekim Fehmiu, the symbol of a once unified cultural space whose earlier acknowledgment was fraught with problems already, are the main inspiration for the organization of[…]

Cultures of Remembrance in Sarajevo, or the Protracted Search for Multiperspectivity and Integration

In history books, travel guides and the international public sphere, Sarajevo is basically linked with three historical events. On 28 June 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a member of the nationalist revolutionary movement Mlada Bosna (‘Young Bosnia’), assassinated the heir to the Austrian throne Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Duchess Sophie Chotek, an event which is generally considered[…]

An action for expressing support to the establishment of the RECOM initiative was held in Banja Luka

An action for expressing support to the establishment of the RECOM initiative was held in Banja Luka.    The association Centre for Democracy and Transitional Justice organised another action aiming at providing support to the establishment of the RECOM initiative. RECOM is a civic initiative inviting the former Yugoslav countries to jointly establish a Regional Fact Finding Commission[…]

Documenting detention camps and other detention facilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the period 1992-1995

Documenting detention camps and other detention facilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the period 1992-1995 The project entitled ”Documenting Detention Camps and Other Detention Facilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Period 1992-1995” was presented yesterday, on April 17, 2015, in Banja Luka. This project is jointly implemented by the Centre for Democracy and Transitional Justice (CDTP)[…]

TRIAL/analysis: Enforcement of damage compensation requests of war crimes victims in criminal proceedings in BiH

TRIAL/analysis: Enforcement of damage compensation requests of war crimes victims in criminal proceedings in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On this occasion, we would like to share with you the newly published legal analysis of TRIAL entitled: Enforcement of Damage Compensation Requests of War Crimes Victims in Criminal Proceedings in Bosnia and Herzegovina – the Situation, Problems and Perspectives,[…]