Emina Dizdarević

7. May 2021.

The case against Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, former heads of Serbia's State Security Service who are charged with, among other things, the murders of six Srebrenica residents in Trnovo in July 1995, is the latest in which judges from the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia to determine the responsibility of the neighboring state for war crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.

5. March 2021.

The coronavirus pandemic had a severe impact on the media sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with journalists losing their jobs and media houses suffering the cancellation of advertising contracts. But despite the virus and its consequences, some media outlets managed to publish stories that exposed serious malpractices this year, some of which resulted in indictments. Meanwhile the government offered financial support to selected media outlets, which experts claimed could compromise their journalistic standards.