BIRN has awarded grants to 13 journalists, historians, artists and activists for projects exploring the archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and domestic courts in ex-Yugoslav countries that dealt with war crimes cases.
Photographer Paul Lowe is presenting a BIRN-backed multimedia exhibition entitled ‘Watch Out, Sniper’, documenting the experiences of people who endured the dangers of Sarajevo’s Sniper Alley during the 1992-95 siege.
The Kosovo Specialist Chambers rejected an appeal for conditional release by former Kosovo President Hashim Thaci, who is in custody in the Netherlands awaiting trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
We would like to hear from you - women journalists, editors, newsroom managers and freelancers - about your specific experiences in journalism: what are the major challenges you as a woman face while conducting your everyday work?
BIRN’s newly-updated database of wartime mass graves shows that few of the 94 sites where Srebrenica victims were buried have been marked, while others have become overgrown or been used as dumps, ploughed for farming or sold as construction sites.
BIRN’s unique new database includes court verdicts handed down in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia for domestic terrorism and for going abroad to fight in the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.