Bosnia and Herzegovina

3 January 2018
BiH Could Face Sanctions Over Unequal Political Access for Ethnic Minorities

Council of Europe could step in over Bosnia and Herzegovina’s failure to respect a deadline for amending the constitution. 

 
2 January 2018
ICTY Says Praljak Suicide Could Not Have Been Prevented

The UN court says its procedures could not have detected the cyanide that killed the former Bosnian Croat commander.

 
22 December 2017
Best of TOL for 2017
Our favorite stories of the year.
 
30 November 2017
High Drama as Hague Tribunal Winds Down Premium

Dutch authorities investigate a defendant’s televised suicide during an appeal hearing on war crimes in Bosnia. 

 
22 November 2017
Ratko Mladic Receives Life in Prison over Genocide Charges Premium

Hague court found that Bosnian Serbian former commander "significantly contributed" to the genocide in Srebrenica, and was also guilty of war crimes, and crimes against humanity. 

 
3 November 2017
Belgrade-Sarajevo Highway Hits Snags Premium

Bosnia’s two entities cannot agree on route, placing political considerations above cost efficiency matters. 

 
27 October 2017
Serbs Demand Higher Pensions and Wages Premium

Protests by senior citizens underline the parlous condition of retirees in Serbia and Bosnia.

 
5 October 2017
Bosnia’s Buried Killers Premium

Unexploded landmines still kill and maim, two decades after end of brutal war.

 
11 September 2017
‘Pyramids’ Entice Tourists to Bosnia Premium

Visoko was the seat of a medieval state, but one man claims it history is far, far older.

 
Neum, Bosnia
8 August 2017
Croatia Stands Firm on Dalmatian Bridge Premium

Bosnia’s hopes of blocking a project it claims will block its access to the open sea are growing dim.

 

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The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.

 

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