24 January 13

BIRN BiH on Bosnian state television

BIRN BiH deputy editor Denis Dzidic was a guest speaker on Tuesday on Bosnian state television's evening news show, discussing the pace of war crimes prosecutions in the country.

Dzidic talked about the Bosnian state prosecutor's recent decision to halt an investigation into more than 400 people suspected of crimes against Bosnian Serbs in the neighbourhoods of Hadzici, Igman and Hrasnica around the capital Sarajevo during the 1990s conflict.

He also highlighted how many war crimes investigations are still being conducted by the state, and spoke about the challenges that newly-appointed chief prosecutor Goran Salihovic is facing in order to prioritise work on war crimes cases.

During the show, there was also a discussion about the reasons why war crimes prosecutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina last for several years.

You can watch the entire news programme by following this link: http://www.bhrt.ba/video/?id=777777918&v=dnevnikdva22012013.flv

Fill out my online form.

Latest News and Events

birn-macedonia-launches-skopje-2014-uncovered-database-1

BIRN Macedonia Launches “Skopje 2014 Uncovered” Database

On the anniversary of the devastating Skopje earthquake in 1963, BIRN Macedonia published an online interactive database “Skopje 2014 Uncovered” documenting the new classical look of Skopje in the past five years.

birn-albania-journalists-win-eu-investigative-award

BIRN Albania Journalists Win EU Investigative Award

Three BIRN Albania journalists were among the top four winners of a prestigious EU award.

a-unique-voice-and-an-inspiration

A Unique Voice and an Inspiration

Let me congratulate you on your 10th anniversary and wish you all the best for your next decade and hopefully more years of contributing to investigative journalism and media freedom in the Balkans. 

birn-conference-sparks-widespread-media-interest

BIRN Conference Sparks Widespread Media Interest

Several Bosnian TV stations, including the region’s CNN affiliate N1 and over 30 online media outlets, reported on BIRN’s conference on media freedom challenges in the Balkans held last week.

birn-marks-its-tenth-birthday-in-bosnia

BIRN Marks its Tenth Birthday in Bosnia

The BIRN network celebrated its 10th anniversary from June 12th to 14th with a regional media conference in the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, followed by series of team building events, meetings and workshops on Mt Vlasic, some two hours’ drive away.

birn-bih-at-the-international-conference-the-research-process-documentation-and-prosecution-of-genocide-in-bosnia-and-herzegovina

BIRN BIH at the International conference "The Research Process, Documentation and Prosecution of Genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina"

Erna Mackic, Chief Editor at BIRN BiH, moderated a panel called “Legal, Political and Ethical Dimension of Genocide and Holocaust Denial”, at the International conference "The Research Process, Documentation and Prosecution of Genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina", held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on June 11 and 12 2015.

birn-conference-media-freedom-being-rolled-back-in-balkans

BIRN Conference: Media Freedom Being Rolled Back in Balkans

Threat to media freedom in the Western Balkans demands immediate action, BIRN’s 10th anniversary regional confercence in Sarajevo heard.

hahn-presses-balkan-govts-on-media-freedom

Hahn Presses Balkan Govts on Media Freedom

EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn told a BIRN conference that media freedom in the Balkans has become a major concern that must be addressed urgently.

birn-hosts-media-freedom-conference

BIRN Hosts Media Freedom Conference

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, BIRN will host a regional media conference to discuss crucial issues affecting the sector and present recommendations from Balkan civil society to governments to improve the media situation.

birn-bosnia-director-interviewed-on-tv-n1

BIRN Bosnia Director Interviewed on TV N1

Mirna Buljugic, the director of BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina, appeared on regional CNN affiliate TV N1 to talk about BIRN’s regional conference on media freedom challenges in the Balkans which is taking place on Friday.

In This Article

People

Denis Džidić

Justice Report Deputy Editor