Bosnia

Bosnia Cannot Allow Criminal Politicians to Play ‘Patriot’ Card

The question is what will happen next.

All eyes now turn to the notoriously inefficient public prosecutor's office, headed by Gordana Tadic, although concerns with Bosnia's prosecutors and courts long predate her tenure.

Bosnia's chief state prosecutor Gordana Tadic. Photo: detektor.ba/archive

Bosnian Capital Chokes “In Own Category” of Air Pollution

The Swedish embassy to Bosnia, a long-time advocate of tougher air pollution action in the country, tweeted that Sarajevo was "in a category of its own" as the air pollution levels on Saturday were so high that categorizing the health hazard level made no sense. It called for urgent action.

Bosnian Serbs celebrate Statehood Day defying court ban

Bosnian Serbs on Jan. 9 held celebrations to mark the anniversary of the founding of the small entity -- Republika Srpska -- in defiance of Bosnia's top court ruling.

A parade in northern Banja Luka city -- de facto capital of the entity -- started the celebrations, which was supported by the senior members of the Republika Srpska government.

Austrian Police to Guard Bosnia-Born Minister Following Threats

The Office for the Protection of the Constitution and Counterterrorism, a police agency tasked with protecting the constitutional organs of the Austrian state, has allocated three agents to shadow Justice Minister Alma Zadic, citing the risk of a planned attack on her, the Kronen Zeitung newspaper reported.

Bosnia Savaged for Dumping Migrants in ‘Deplorable’ Camp

After the UN's country team in Bosnia expressed strong concern over the forcible transfer of migrants and asylum-seekers to the Vucjak camp on the western border with Croatia - noting serious security and health risks - the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights has condemned Bosnia's handling of the situation.

30% of Bosnian War Crime Suspects ‘Unavailable to Prosecutors’

The High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina heard at its session on Wednesday that 30 per cent of war crimes suspects cannot be reached by prosecutors as they are living outside the country or have absconded.

It was recommended at the HJPC session that a top-level regional conference be organised to address the issue.

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