IWPR Editorial Comment

Platform for IWPR staff and trainees to express their views on issues and controversies related to programme themes.

18 Jan 13
One of the world’s most repressive states promises all sorts of freedom.
14 Dec 12
Authorities repressive and responsive by turn, but the old social contract has been torn up.
31 Jul 12
Violence has dealt a blow to all that has been achieved since the end of civil war.
20 Jun 12
Government’s decision to delete clause granting reprieve to former combatants could be a backward step in combating the rebel force.
A broad ribbon of red chairs winds its way through Sarajevo, April 6, 2012. (Photo: Sanja Vrzic)
11 Apr 12
Twenty years on, city remembers victims of siege as ethnic divisions persist.
26 Mar 12
As Sunni Islamists gain political power, minority faiths are likely to be vulnerable.
20 Mar 12
Region is struggling to address numerous social and health crisis, and goading rebel group into retaliation could be disastrous.
International Court of Justice in The Hague. (Photo: ICJ/Wikicommons)
14 Mar 12
Former leader of Chad has escaped prosecution for years, but wheels of justice are now slowly turning.
Following the Sarajevo premiere of her movie "In the Land of Blood and Honey", Angelina Jolie received a friendship plaque form the Youth of Bosnia and Herzegovina. (Photo: Sarajevo Film Festival)
16 Feb 12
Reactions to movie show that old wounds have not yet healed.
US military banner is furled in a ceremony to mark the end of US military operations in Iraq, December 15, 2011. (Photo: Sgt. Jessica M. Kuhn, XVIII Airborne Corps PAO/US Army)
15 Dec 11
Does end of military mission expose Iraq to new dangers?