News from BIRN

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Lack of Support Discourages Rape Victims in Herzegovina from Speaking Up

The non-governmental sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina should not be alone in carrying the weight of post-war trauma, it was said at the premiere of the film, “The Silent Scream”, in Mostar on Friday, November 21, 2014 .

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‘The Silent Scream’ Opens in Sarajevo

‘The Silent Scream’, a documentary dedicated to the victims of wartime sexual violence, produced by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) premiered on Wednesday in Sarajevo.

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International Protocol To Deal With Sexual Violence in Conflict Launched in Sarajevo

The International Protocol on Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict was launched today in Sarajevo. The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in BiH, a partner in the project, presented several testimonies of sexual violence survivors.

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‘The Silent Scream’ Premiers in Sarajevo

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) will on November 19 premier its latest documentary film dedicated to the victims of wartime sexual violence in Sarajevo, at the Business Center Unitic.

People in the BIRN Network

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Matthew Collin

BIRN Regional
Editor, Balkan Transitional Justice
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Jeta Xharra

BIRN Kosovo
Country Director
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Dragana Žarković Obradović

BIRN Serbia
Country Director
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Gordana Andrić

BIRN Ltd.
Belgrade Insight Managing Editor
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Gordana Igrić

BIRN Regional
Regional Network Director
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Dušica L.I. Cook

BIRN Hub
Regional Operations Coordinator

BIRN, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, is a network of local non-governmental organisations promoting freedom of speech, human rights and democratic values.

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