The Constitutional Court has rejected a compensation claim from Kemal Muric, who sought 60,000 Bosnian marks (over 30,000 euros) in damages after the state prosecution discontinued an investigation into him and several others for allegedly planning a terrorist attack on New Year’s Eve 2016.
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.
History textbooks for secondary school pupils in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s two ethnically-dominated entities and in Serbia give different accounts of what happened during the 1990s Bosnian war, further entrenching divisions through children’s education.
After a delay of two-and-a-half years, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Council of Ministers adopted a revised strategy for processing war crimes cases, intended to speed up work on clearing the country’s huge backlog.
Relatives and friends of 43 people including three children who were killed in the shelling of Sarajevo’s Markale marketplace by Bosnian Serb forces in August 1995 gathered to commemorate the anniversary.