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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Briefly Noted
4 Feb 15
Genocide convictions among those confirmed at appeals hearing.
Bosnia's parliament building in Sarajevo. (Photo: Rapsak/Flickr/CC license)
Comment
22 Dec 14
A proper federal structure might rationalise an over-complex system of governance, but neither institutional change nor EU accession is enough to fix Bosnia's problems.
Courtside
12 Dec 14
Former quartermaster in Serb unit tells tribunal that everyone suffered from shortages but there was no discrimination.
Courtside
10 Dec 14
Wartime official from northwest Bosnia says there was no strategy of removing non-Serbs.
Courtside
28 Nov 14
Detention centre was site of multiple murders and sexual abuse cases.
Courtside
24 Nov 14
Defence witness recalls Muslims and Croat living in the municipality until the paramilitaries arrived.
Courtside
18 Nov 14
“I didn’t want to know anything,” says Serb official who passed detention unit every day without inquiring what was going on there.
Courtside
7 Nov 14
Wartime company commander said he only learnt of crimes in area after the conflict ended.
Vojislav Seselj in the ICTY courtroom last year. (Photo: ICTY)
Briefly Noted
7 Nov 14
Defendant is in failing health and will travel to Belgrade for medical treatment.
Courtside
5 Nov 14
Former Bosnian Serb officer tells tribunal that aid deliveries to non-Serb enclaves were facilitated, not obstructed.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.