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Documentary Examines Young Man’s Death That Inspired Daily Protests

“State against David”, produced by Žurnal news website, reconstructs the last hours in the life of David Dragičević, whose death inspired daily protests in Banja Luka, northern Bosnia. Continue reading Documentary Examines Young Man’s Death That Inspired Daily Protests

Tuzla Chemical Industry’s Toxic Legacy

For years, chemical companies in the northern Bosnia city of Tuzla produced hazardous waste and never deposited them properly. These facilities have long been shut down, but waste, still capable of causing illness and death, remains in the old complexes, within reach of iron pickers. Continue reading Tuzla Chemical Industry’s Toxic Legacy

Sarajevo Landfill Poisons Neighborhood

Reporters from the Center for Investigative Reporting in Sarajevo learned that more than 32 million KM was invested into the city landfill sanitation over two decades, but monitoring of potentially toxic materials is still only minimal. Continue reading Sarajevo Landfill Poisons Neighborhood

“No One Who Violates the Law on Conflict of Interest Faces Consequences”

Five advisers to the mayor of of the northern Bosnia town of Velika Kladuša could be in a conflict of interest because they’ve worked simultaneously for the municipality and as the heads of public companies or associations, getting more than 10,000 KM a year from the budget. Continue reading “No One Who Violates the Law on Conflict of Interest Faces Consequences”

Farmers Received Grants Based on False Appraisals

Inspectors in the Federation entity have refuted opinions on agricultural facilities by 22 construction expert witnesses because they falsely established the time of construction, and overstated property investment or the size of facilities. Some also described nonexistent facilities. Continue reading Farmers Received Grants Based on False Appraisals

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

Show Willingness and Compromise, EC Urges Bosnian Leaders

A European Commission report on Bosnia’s progress towards membership in the European Union pinpointed several areas in which the country produced no results or even regressed. Continue reading Show Willingness and Compromise, EC Urges Bosnian Leaders