On the anniversary of the Srebrenica massacres, a few kilometres away from the annual commemoration, a nationalist group will screen a film praising Bosnian Serb forces and genocide convict Ratko Mladic for ‘liberating’ the enclave.
Nikola Koprivica, who is suspected of committing a crime against humanity in the village of Novoseoci, where over 40 Bosniaks were executed in 1992, was extradited from Canada to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In early November 2021, two workers from Cengiz were killed and one was injured when a crane into the River Bosna at a construction site for a highway that is to run through Bosnia and Herzegovina. Their deaths raised the question of how both Turkish and domestic workers are treated, as well as the workplace safety standards of the Turkish construction company.
Our analysis shows that despite dissatisfaction among the public and workers and verdicts highlighting poor workplace safety, Cengiz has hardly suffered any consequences and continues to be awarded valuable contracts. Cengiz rejects the allegations against it.