Category Archives: Society

Diplomats Attend Meeting at EU Peacekeepers’ Base

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

Shakespeare and Bosnian Band at Zagreb Commemoration for Convicted War Criminal

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

Anti-Gay Crimes Rarely Reported and Mostly Never Prosecuted, Report Says

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

Outdoor Holiday Market Opens despite Soaring Air Pollution Levels

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

Authors Present Study on “Shrinking Space” and Bosnian Media

A study on the phenomenon of “shrinking space” – most commonly government restrictions hampering the work of civil society organizations – and its effects on Bosnian media was presented in Sarajevo by its authors. Continue reading Authors Present Study on “Shrinking Space” and Bosnian Media

Diplomatic Winter Bazaar at Skenderija

The annual Diplomatic Winter Bazaar will take place this Saturday, 9 December, at Sarajevo’s Skenderija. Tickets for the charity event are KM 5 for adults and free for children under the age of 10, the organizers said.

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EU Enlargement Commissioner Opens State Prosecution’s New Building

The European Union’s neighborhood and enlargement commissioner opened the new building of Bosnia’s state prosecution in Sarajevo. Johannes Hahn arrived on Monday to meet with Bosnian government officials and discuss the country’s progress with meeting conditions to become a candidate for membership in the bloc.

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