Bosnia’s 25-year struggle with “experts’” superficiality and arrogance

Every major anniversary in the long timeline of tragic events and atrocities which have marked the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina results in a deluge of articles and opinion pieces from international experts, academics and analysts who try and diagnose the state of affairs in the country such and such number of years since the … Continue reading Bosnia’s 25-year struggle with “experts’” superficiality and arrogance

Living the Legacy of Mass Atrocities: Victims’ Perspectives on War Crimes Trials

Abstract This article examines the dominant perceptions of war crimes trials among victims from Prijedor, a municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Largely based on interviews with victims who have testified in trials before international, state and district courts, and victims who have never testified, NGO activists working with victims in their communities, and some professionals … Continue reading Living the Legacy of Mass Atrocities: Victims’ Perspectives on War Crimes Trials