Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

After 17 Years of Investigation, No Charges Yet in Bosnian War Case

A criminal complaint about the murders of the four prisoners of war and two civilians was filed in 1998, and an investigation was opened seven years later, targeting three members of the People's Defence force of the Autonomous Province of Western Bosnia, a separatist statelet that existed during the war between 1993 and 1995 with its 'capital' in Velika Kladusa.

Illicit Crime Cash ‘Flowing’ Through Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro – Report

Millions of euros generated from corruption, tax evasion and organized crime are moving through Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia every year, a new report by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, GI-TOC, published on Wednesday, says.

Bosnian Serbs Started Paving the Way for their Own Army Today

The Republika Srpska parliament, a Bosnian Serb-dominated part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is preparing to discuss a declaration that has exacerbated tensions in the country and heightened fears of disintegration and has brought back memories of ethnic violence a quarter of a century ago.

Platform B: China in the Balkans – Transparency Locked

Together with our partners, BIRN is launching a series of online and offline events aimed to amplify the voices of strong and credible individuals and organisations in the region that promote the core values of democracy, such as civic engagement, independent institutions, transparency and rule of law.

BIRN to Hold Exhibition Commemorating Reporters Killed in Balkan Wars

BIRN's exhibition, entitled Last Despatches, will open in Sarajevo on December 14 at a venue that will from next year host BIRN's regional museum, the Reporters' House, dedicated to journalists and media issues, the wars in the former Yugoslavia and challenges to contemporary journalism.