An extended collegium of the Bosnian parliament’s lower house confirmed that the new law on fuel tax – previously okayed by the upper house – will be discussed in the next house session in expedited procedure, unleashing a storm of criticism from the opposition. Continue reading HoR Will Discuss Fuel Tax Legislation in Expedited Procedure
Foreign diplomats in Bosnia met at the EUFOR Headquarters in Camp Butmir, at the invitation of Commander EUFOR, Major General Anton Waldner. The meeting was attended by Heads of Mission from EU countries in Bosnia, headed by the European Union Special Representative Lars-Gunnar Wigemark. Continue reading Diplomats Attend Meeting at EU Peacekeepers’ Base
A commemoration for the former Bosnian Croat general who committed suicide as his verdict was read out in the war crimes court in The Hague last week will be held in Zagreb, Croatia on Monday. Continue reading Shakespeare and Bosnian Band at Zagreb Commemoration for Convicted War Criminal
According to a recent report, the vast majority of Bosnians see homosexuality as a disease and support criminal prosecution of gays and lesbians. The vast majority of families would not accept a gay family member and would reject them. Continue reading Anti-Gay Crimes Rarely Reported and Mostly Never Prosecuted, Report Says
Ambassadors in the Peace Implementation Council Steering Board slammed the divisive talk about secession of Bosnia’s entities, hypothetical war scenarios and negation of war crimes verdicts, and said those undermined reconciliation and progress in Bosnia.
Upper house of the Bosnian parliament passed a legislation set critical for unlocking a loan deal with the International Monetary Fund and forwarded it to the lower house for confirmation. Continue reading HoP Approves Higher Fuel Tax
Sarajevo’s annual outdoor holiday market opened this week at the Hastahana park in the central city zone, as reports suggested that Sarajevo was Europe’s most polluted city this Wednesday. Continue reading Outdoor Holiday Market Opens despite Soaring Air Pollution Levels