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Merdijana Sadović

Regional Director for Western Balkans

 

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Merdijana Sadović joined IWPR in 2004, originally as a reporter, and now as a Tribunal Programme senior editor. She was a field producer for ABC News and their Sarajevo bureau chief from 1995 till 2004, covering the war in Bosnia, the deployment of NATO troops and post-war reconstruction. Merdijana is also an experienced radio journalist, who worked for the Bosnian National Radio and various local radio stations for ten years, as a producer, host and editor-in-chief.

Fire takes hold in the building of the Centar Municipality in Sarajevo, February 7, 2014. (Photo: Jim Marshall)
Merdijana Sadović
11 Feb 14
Amid the worst violence to hit country since the end of the war, some are hoping the unrest will prompt real political change.
Srebrenica war surgeon Dr Ilijaz Pilav at the ceremony in Potocari commemorating the victims of the 1995 massacre. July 11, 2013. (Photo: IWPR)
Merdijana Sadović
12 Jul 13
Small band of doctors treated horrendous injuries without anaesthetics in besieged town.
A broad ribbon of red chairs winds its way through Sarajevo, April 6, 2012. (Photo: Sanja Vrzic)
Merdijana Sadović
11 Apr 12
Twenty years on, city remembers victims of siege as ethnic divisions persist.
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)
Merdijana Sadović
16 Feb 12
Reactions to movie show that old wounds have not yet healed.
The US embassy in Sarajevo. Photo:Merdijana Sadovic
Merdijana Sadović
31 Oct 11
People worry that a gun attack on the US embassy will further destabilise the divided country and do serious damage to its international reputation.
Central Belgrade. (Photo: Denis Barthel/Wikimedia)
Merdijana Sadović
15 Aug 11
Sarajevo journalist goes back for first time since the war, impressed by city’s progress but mindful of its past.
Merdijana Sadović
17 Jun 11
Reporters get to grips with some of the legacies of the brutal war of the early Nineties.
Merdijana Sadović
17 Jun 11
Reporters get to grips with some of the legacies of the brutal war of the early Nineties.
Serbian justice minister Snezana Malovic. (Photo: Wikicommons/Democratic Party of Serbia)
Merdijana Sadović
31 May 11
"No refuge" for war crimes suspects, Serbian justice minister says.
Serbian government building in Belgrade. (Photo: Flickr/watchsmart)
Merdijana Sadović
27 May 11
Politicians and state broadcaster use ex-general’s capture to show Serbia has moved on and wants to deal with past.

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