Populated places in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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.

Two Bosnian Courts Reject Ban on Serb Chetnik Associations

Courts in the towns of Doboj and Sokolac have rejected requests to ban 16 associations whose titles contain the words 'Chetnik Movement' or 'Ravna Gora Movement', while three more courts in Bosnia's Serb-majority Republika Srpska entity are still considering requests to ban the associations, BIRN has learned.

Why No One Went to Jail for Shelling Tuzla in Bosnia

Domestic courts have still not convicted anyone of this or many other shelling incidents in Tuzla during wartime, in which over 100 civilians were killed. Despite the fact that the Bosniak-majority city was declared a protected zone by the United Nations in June 1993, it was subsequently targeted by Bosnian Serb forces.

Bosnia Exhumes War Victim’s Body from Hidden Grave

The Bosnian prosecution said on Monday that the incomplete remains of a war victim have been exhumed by investigators in Trnovo in the Sekovici municipality.

"The exhumation of the terrain at the Trnovo site, in the municipality of Sekovici, has been completed and the incomplete remains of one person have been found," the prosecution said in a statement.

Aida, Bosnian War’s First Child Casualty, Remembered on Screen

"From that moment on, and for a long time after that, I did not know what was light or what was dark, with whom I was speaking or what I was doing, it was all mechanical," says Fahrudin Kucuk in the documentary film 'Lakonoga' ('Light-Footed'), which is dedicated to his daughter, Aida, the first child to be killed in Sarajevo at the beginning of 1992-95 Bosnian war.