Latest posts by Sinisa Boljanovic from December, 2008
On Dec. 18, Sinisa Boljanovic wrote about Serbian blogger Krugolina Borup and her "Mother Courage" initiative. A few days later, Krugolina Borup (whose real name is Branka Stamenkovic) became the fifth laureate of the Disruption Prize, which Luna TBWA Agency has been awarding to individuals or organizations from Serbia for social liability and changing of social conventions.
Sinisa Boljanovic translates a selection of heartbreakingly shocking stories of giving birth in Serbia, shared by anonymous Serbian women on the Majka Hrabrost ("Mother Courage") web site.
"Knife, Wire, Srebrenica!" (Nož, Žica, Srebrenica!) is one of the favorite slogans of Serbian nationalists. A while ago, there appeared a Facebook group with the same name and 1,045 members - as well as a counter-group, whose 10,584 members are appealing to Facebook administrators to close the NOŽ ŽICA SREBRENICA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! group because it "glorifies the acts of genocide that took place in Srebrenica, where 8,000 men and boys were murdered." Sinisa Boljanovic translates a Serbian blogger's response to it.
Sinisa Boljanovic reviews the situation with gay rights in the former Yugoslav republics.