Children’s Wartime Deaths Commemorated in Sarajevo

The Forgotten Children of War association and a group of young Bosnian women laid flowers on Tuesday in tribute to children killed during the 1992-95 war in Sarajevo and in the neighbouring city of East Sarajevo.

They also displayed placards spelling out the words: "They were just children. Together we can build bridges for the future."

Photo: Forgotten Children of War.

Street Named After Bosnian War Crime Defendant Angers Survivors

A decision by the Sarajevo Cantonal Assembly to name one of the streets in the Novi Grad municipality after a Hague Tribunal defendant, deceased Bosnian Army general Mehmed Alagic has been criticised by survivors of the 1992-95 war, international organisations and rights activists.

Istanbul Mayor: Erdogan Won’t Win Next Presidential Race

According to opinion polls, Imamoglu would beat Erdogan, whose popularity has suffered as a result of a series of political and international crises, and mostly due to the grave economic crisis.

He is cautious about his own prospects. "The opposition parties will work very selectively to decide the best presidential candidate," Imamoglu said.

Video Testimonials Tell Story of Sarajevo’s 44 Months Under Siege

BIRN on Wednesday launched the '44 Months under Siege' project, which features video interviews with 44 people who lived through the 1992-95 siege of Sarajevo, speaking about the dangers and deprivations of living under the longest military blockade of a capital city in recent times.