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The exhibition, entitled 'My Bosnia', includes pictures that Cvetkovic took in Skelani, Bratunac, Visegrad and around Sarajevo, as well as images of people who escaped to Montenegro as refugees or ended up in Serbia as prisoners.
Cvetkovic's picture of Serbs leaving their homes in the Grbavica and Ilidza settlements of Sarajevo, March 1996. Photo: BIRN.
Driven by curiosity, we walked into the building the music was coming from, which is called The House of Good Tones. Hilda Djozic, office manager of the House, tells us later on that what we heard was a rehearsal by one of the youngest bands they have, and that the drummer was a seven-year-old girl.
The research shows a prevalence of cyberattacks targeting critical online infrastructure, services and computers. Inadequate public awareness and cybersecurity policies, and limited regional collaboration, have exacerbated the challenges the Balkan countries face in combating cybercrime.
On the third day of the Internet Freedom Meet in Belgrade, BIRN presented its months-long research report titled "Hidden in Plain Sight: Telco Accountability Research Using Ranking Digital Rights Methodology".
The research showed that the customers of telecom companies in five Balkan countries and Moldova face challenges in making sure their rights to privacy are respected.
Applying methodology developed by Ranking Digital Rights, an independent research programme at the Washington-based New America policy think-tank, BIRN analysed the practices of the two biggest telecom companies in each country: Albtelecom and Vodafone Albania in Albania; BH Telecom and Telekom Srpske in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Ipko and Vala in Kosovo; A1 and T-Mobile in North Macedonia; Moldce
People gathered to lay flowers and pay their respects on Bakarevica Street in the Bistrik neighbourhood of Sarajevo on Monday, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the deaths of seven young people and children in an artillery attack.
Mersudin Secerovic, whose older brother Sinanudin was killed on June 26, 1993, said that despite the passage of time, "the wounds stay the same".
The National Assembly in the Serb-dominated Republika Srpska Entity adopted amendments to the Law on Publishing Laws and Other Regulations on Wednesday evening to stop publishing decisions by the Office of the High Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the entity's Official Gazette, which would render them invalid.