Chinese and Turkish companies have had almost no competition from foreign companies in winning lucrative construction contracts worth over three billion euros in Bosnia and Herzegovina, research by Detektor reveals.
One December Sunday, dozens of darkly dressed Serbian far-rightists answered a rallying call to head to Kosovo and show support for Serbs there, who had barricaded roads in the latest protest against the authorities in Pristina.
A pro-Moscow Serbian sniper posted a video of other Serbian-speaking fighters on YouTube which he said was filmed at a training camp in Russia where they were getting ready to join the war against Ukraine.
This month we’ll be talking about how retail outlets in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia profit from spreading hate and get away with selling clothes that glorify war criminals and far-right ideologies.
A terrorism suspect, who was arrested with a cache of weapons and photographs of high-level Croatian officials, also shared covid disinformation and links to a forum known for far-right content, earlier investigated by BIRN.
The dehumanizing political discourse in Bosnia increases the fear of a potential repetition of the crimes of the 1990s, the UN General Secretary’s special advisor on the prevention of genocide, Alice Wairimu Nderitu, tells BIRN.
An extreme nationalist organisation from Turkey set up a Bosnian branch whose leader helped President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s regime target opponents from the so-called Gulenist movement for extradition, BIRN has found.