Foreign Policy: What Germany Can Teach Serbia About Confronting Genocide

Foreign Policy: What Germany Can Teach Serbia About Confronting Genocide. “Many surveys of Serbians confirm sentiments of conscious denial of the Srebrenica genocide, pretending nothing happened, blaming all sides, or general apathy. The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Center (HLC) recently presented ‘Zone of (Non)Responsibility,’ a collection containing more than a hundred excerpts from print and other media that talk about Srebrenica. This digital archive shows several phases of the official policy of denialism regarding the Srebrenica genocide since 1995.”

Sarajevo Times: Migrants in Reception Centres in Bosnia and Herzegovina are learning to cope with Disruption caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sarajevo Times: Migrants in Reception Centres in Bosnia and Herzegovina are learning to cope with Disruption caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. “Migrants and refugees hosted at UN-run reception centres in Bosnia-Herzegovina, are learning to cope with the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘We fled from home to save our lives, to escape war, and now we are faced with this new coronavirus’, says Rozhan, Along with her husband, Ibrahim, and her three children, she made a long and arduous journey from Iraq, her home country, to Bosnia-Herzegovina in Europe, Relief Web reports.”

BalkanInsight: Bosnia Failing in Fight against Extremism Online

BalkanInsight: Bosnia Failing in Fight against Extremism Online. “Amir Haskic called himself ‘Allah’s slave’ when chatting with fighters in Syria via the encrypted messaging apps Telegram and Viber. This, the trial demonstrated, was the climax of his radicalisation, a process that began with viewing hardline Islamic sermons on YouTube and graphic videos shared on social media.”

Balkan Insight: Database of Missing from Yugoslav Wars to be Created

Balkan Insight: Database of Missing from Yugoslav Wars to be Created. “The 14th regional conference on the exhumation and identification of people who disappeared in the 1990s wars, held in Belgrade on Friday, was told that a unique database of missing persons will be established in The Hague. Representatives of the Bosnian, Croatian, Kosovo, Montenegrin and Serbian governments, as well as some international organisations, have agreed to participate in the project, said a representative of victims’ families’ associations.”