Sarajevo

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.

‘Watch Out, Sniper’ Exhibition Tells Tragic Stories of Sarajevo Siege

"What he talked about as a professional sniper was the tactics of sniping, about the weapons that were used, the sniping locations that the Serb forces used - literally behind this museum - and it's a really chilling account of how a professional sniper looks and how obviously these were deliberate attacks on civilians," Lowe said.

Sarajevo Exhibition Documents Perils of Wartime ‘Sniper Alley’

'Watch Out, Sniper', a multimedia exhibition documenting the wartime siege of the Bosnian capital through photographs, research into Hague Tribunal archive material, witness testimonies and 3D modelling, opens at the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo on Thursday evening.

Sarajevo Unveils Memorial to Victims of Kazani Pit Killings

Sarajevo mayor Benjamina Karic, accompanied by the top international official in Bosnia and Herzegovina, High Representative Christian Schmidt, and the vice-president of the Federation entity, Milan Dunovic, unveiled the new memorial on Monday and laid flowers next to the Kazani pit where the remains of those killed in 1992 and 1993 were found.

Exhibition Documents Children’s Experiences of War-Ravaged Sarajevo

"Using donated equipment from Scotland, I set up an improvised dark room and organised photography classes in the orphanage basement. I developed only a few of those photographs back in the late 1990s and they were sitting in my closet gathering dust. Two years ago I finally scanned them using a high resolution scanner and the results were amazing," he said.

Bosnian Army Ex-Soldiers Convicted of Crimes Against Serb Prisoners

The Sarajevo Cantonal Court has sentenced Mustafa Divjan to ten years in prison and Alija Gazibara to two years for crimes against civilians in the Ilidza area during wartime, the court told BIRN.

Divjan was found guilty of killing two Serb civilian prisoners on April 22, 1993 while he was a member of the Bosnian Army's Fourth Motorised Brigade.

Warning issued "due to risk of arrest and prosecution in Serbia"

"The warning is issued due to the risk of arrest and prosecution in the Republic of Serbia on war crimes charges, and on the basis of previous cases of arrest of Bosnia-Herzegovina's citizens against whom no proceedings are being conducted in Bosnia and Herzegovina or charged by the country's judicial institutions with war crimes," officials from these institutions stated, as Radio Sarajevo rep

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