For families still searching for loved ones who went missing in wartime Sarajevo, the 30th anniversary of the start of the siege of the capital is a painful reminder that three decades of hope and anguish have passed.
The mayor of the Montenegrin town of Pljevlja, Igor Golubovic, resigned amid a controversy over his alleged opposition to removing graffiti celebrating Bosnian Serb war criminal Ratko Mladic in his hometown.
Legal changes banning the denial of genocide, imposed by Bosnia and Herzegovina’s top international official, caused the Bosnian Serb leadership to threaten to pull out of the country’s tax system, judiciary and army.
A banner condemning Ratko Mladic as a war criminal was torn down from a building in the Serbian city of Novi Sad, as a dispute continued to simmer over murals glorifying the Bosnian Serb military chief as a hero.
Guarded by young men in hoodies, a mural in Belgrade glorifying war criminal Ratko Mladic is cleaned up every time it is defaced – and no one in authority seems to have the will or courage to remove it.
A bitter dispute over a mural in Belgrade glorifying Ratko Mladic, which activists have repeatedly tried to destroy, has highlighted how graffiti and street-art tributes to the Bosnian Serb war criminal remain a widespread problem in Serbia.
The morning after Serbian police arrested two women for throwing eggs at a street mural of Ratko Mladic in Belgrade, a political activist threw a bucket of paint over the tribute to the Bosnian Serb war criminal.
A Serbian human rights NGO filed a lawsuit against the Interior Ministry after it banned activists from holding a gathering to erase a mural of Bosnian Serb war criminal Ratko Mladic from a wall in Belgrade.