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Stories about Bosnia Herzegovina
5 April 2016
In most Balkan countries, homophobia is used as a political tool by right-wing populists to "divide and conquer". This often goes together with impunity for homophobic hate crimes.
4 April 2016
A recently published documentary shows how youth organizations from various countries can cooperate to put an end to the shady dealings that too often occur within educational institutions.
29 February 2016
In the former Yugoslavia and former USSR, "from kindergarten to university, generations of children and students grow up learning about corruption from their own experiences."
20 February 2016
The law was adopted "... to achieve the goal of removing the century-old sign of subjugation and backwardness of of Muslim women..."
9 September 2015
A new film focusing on survivors of the Srebrenica genocide premiered at the 21s Sarajevo Film Festival on August 17. Alessandra Goio and Marta Vidal report.
8 July 2015
Maksim risked his life to help his friend Jakub during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Twenty years later, Maksim reunites with Jakub’s wife Šehida for the first time.
10 June 2015
After a violent battle for independence in the 1990s, Bosnia-Herzegovina remains one of Europe's most ethnically diverse countries. What does it mean to be Bosnian-Herzegovinian in Bosnia and Herzegovina today?
9 November 2014
While many thought that the tattoo personality cults of the former Yugoslavia were a thing of the past, political personalities are still a hot tattoo choice in the Balkans.
18 August 2014
Sabina Šabić, executive producer of Sarajevo War Theater, stirred comments when she appeared with her daughter at the famed Sarajevo Film Festival in gowns made from the Palestinian flag.
7 August 2014
Hundreds of people lost their homes in the city of Mizia, when unrelenting rain recently caused the Skat River to overflow. Bulgarians have scrambled to gather supplies for the victims.
3 June 2014
In this moving diary of events relating to the first few days of the floods in the Balkans, Rastko Šejić vividly describes scenes of tragedy and immense human strength.
19 May 2014
As Serbia and Bosnia live through the worst floods the region has seen in 120 years, relief and aid efforts are mostly being led by civilians and civic movements.
10 May 2014
26 April 2014
A Montenegrin artist's ink and pencil drawings have grown so popular that they've begun to replace the headshots and selfies that normally appear on Twitter accounts.
14 February 2014
When the citizens of Bosnia’s second largest city, Tuzla, went out to protest on February 4, 2014, few expected to witness the countrywide unrest that erupted a week later.
11 February 2014
Publishing of the lists of Goli Otok prisoners, victims of 1949-56 communist purges, reignited dormant debates and opened some old wounds, throughout the former Yugoslav republics.
12 January 2014
While Christians in the Western hemisphere celebrate Christmas in December, most Orthodox and Coptic Christians mark the birth of Christ in early January, from Eastern Europe to North Africa.