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

Professor Scheffer, I am your client and I deserve some answers

Professor Scheffer, I am your client, Refik Hodzic. Perhaps you are surprised to hear this since we have never met and you are not directly familiar with my name, but allow me to explain the two bases of our relationship, which stems from your role in the team that submitted the futile application for revision … Continue reading Professor Scheffer, I am your client and I deserve some answers

Tužba od zla oca, revizija od gore matere

Ovaj tekst napisao sam prvog marta 2007. Četiri dana nakon presude MSP-a po tužbi Bosne i Hercegovine protiv Srbije za genocid iz mene je iskuljao gnjev. Bio sam gnjevan na sudije MSP-a zbog političkih motiva u donošenju zaključaka u presudi, ali više od sviju na ljude iz bošnjačkog vrha koji su vodili i manipulisali ovim predmetom. … Continue reading Tužba od zla oca, revizija od gore matere

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