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Panorama of war scarred Sarajevo taken in 1996, just after the siege ended. (Photo: Quasimodogeniti/Wikimedia)
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14 Apr 20
Physical contact and strong social bonds got us through the war. Nothing could prepare us for social distancing.
Milorad Dodik. (Photo: Serbian Democratic Party/Wiki Commons)
27 Mar 20
Hardline Bosnian Serb leader suspends – at least temporarily – his divisive rhetoric.
Adis Hasakovic (right) and Merdijana Sadovic (middle) at a round table in Sarajevo (Photo: Press Council BiH)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
Study shows that sexist comments appear regularly across a range of digital media.
Representatives of online portals participating in the campaign exchanged their experiences at a conference held in the town of Konjic on 12 December. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
3 Jan 20
Programme expands its reach to dozens of news portals and advertisers.
The roundtable was held in Sarajevo on 2 July. (Photo: Press Council of BiH)
Project Highlight
5 Jul 19
New stage of initiative raises awareness among advertisers and other stakeholders.
Former Bosnian military chief Ratko Mladic appears for the pronouncement of the Trial Judgement for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on November 22, 2017 in The Hague, The Netherlands. (Photo:  Michel Porro/Getty Images)
22 Nov 17
Landmark trial ends in conviction on ten out of 11 counts.
Poster for I Love SFK, a documentary by Ada Sokolovic.
4 May 16
Features tell stories of reconciliation and justice in a society still struggling to overcome ethnic divisions.
Radovan Karadžić during his trial judgement on 24 March 2016. (Photo: ICTY)
24 Mar 16
Ex-president convicted of 10 out of the 11 charges against him.
The film Macedonian, about a Bosnian soldier who refused orders to save civilians, is screened in Sarajevo. (Photo: Dzenana Halimovic)
29 Feb 16
Discussion groups look at how the stories can help people deal with the legacy of conflict.
Students at the Catholic Gimnasium Sveti Franjo in Tuzla discussed reconciliation. (Photo: Maja Nikolic)
28 Jan 16
Documentaries deal with war’s legacy as well as ways to co-exist.

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