Three years after the assassination of Kosovo Serb opposition party leader Oliver Ivanovic, the still-unsolved murder case is plagued by claims of political interference, obstruction of investigators, concealment of evidence and judicial incompetence.
Research into verdicts handed down by the Hague war crime tribunal and domestic courts in the former Yugoslavia shows previously unresearched links between wartime sexual violence and trafficking - as well as highlighting that many perpetrators have gone unpunished.
Research in the archives of the Hague Tribunal shows how economic violence like theft and property expropriation was committed against civilians during the 1990s wars as well as other grave crimes, financing the continuation of military operations.
The COVID-19 pandemic slowed the work of Bosnia’s Missing Persons Institute in 2020 and halted it completely for two months, leading to a drop in the number of victims found compared to previous years.
Public officials are behind the overwhelming majority of defamation cases brought against Bosnian journalists, dragging them through expensive and often lengthy court proceedings that make many think twice about the stories they choose to write.
Croatia aims to pass legislation that will grant benefits to civilian victims of the 1991-95 war - but experts warn that the draft law in its current form could omit some people who suffered, including some Croatian Serbs.
The Serbian court has so far not awarded any compensation during trials to survivors of wartime sexual violence - and one rape victim has waived her right to damages because she feared losing her anonymity if she filed a civil suit.
Twenty-five years ago, a peace deal crafted at a United States air base in Ohio ended the Bosnian war. Today, nobody likes it, but in a politically-divided country, agreement on any reform will be tough to reach.