Croatian Lawmaker Unwanted at Sarajevo Jewish Community Ceremony

Bosnian Jewish Community declared a Croatian lawmaker unwanted for his approval of the WW2 Nazi-allied government, ahead of a ceremony in Sarajevo at which the lawmaker’s late grandfather will be honored for saving a Jewish girl during holocaust.  Continue reading Croatian Lawmaker Unwanted at Sarajevo Jewish Community Ceremony

Coal Mine Loses Millions in a Challenged Deal

A private Lukavac-based company signs contracts worth millions with public companies. It trades in oil, transport and construction, and it has a reputation as a successful company with tradition and experience. Continue reading Coal Mine Loses Millions in a Challenged Deal

Annual Report Criticizes Local Government’s Obstruction of the Freedom of Assembly

Hate speech, discrimination and violence against sexual minorities are still widespread in Bosnia, with negative trends such as domestic and peer violence being on the rise, according to an annual report on gay rights in the country. Continue reading Annual Report Criticizes Local Government’s Obstruction of the Freedom of Assembly

Traditional Serbian Textile and Jewelry Exhibited at National Museum

The National Museum in Sarajevo is hosting an exhibition of traditional Serbian textile and decorations from the 19th and early 20th century. The pieces exhibited are kept at the ethnography museum in Belgrade, Serbia. Continue reading Traditional Serbian Textile and Jewelry Exhibited at National Museum

Political Parties Pledge to Push for Tougher Voter ID Checks at Polling Stations

Ten political parties that will have candidates running in the presidential and parliamentary elections in October signed a “cooperation protocol” in Sarajevo, pledging to push for stronger voter identification at polling stations as to prevent election fraud. Continue reading Political Parties Pledge to Push for Tougher Voter ID Checks at Polling Stations

Commission Says Elections Will Be Held on October 7

Presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on October 7, Bosnia’s election commission said. Eligible voters will cast ballots for the Croat and Bosniak members of the country’s presidency in the Federation entity and for the Serb member in Republika Srpska entity. Continue reading Commission Says Elections Will Be Held on October 7