BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina Outputs


Media reporting on organised crime and corruption in Bosnia, Kosovo and Serbia

A regional comparison of how media report on cases of organized crime and corruption in Bosnia, Kosovo and Serbia analysing the main obstacles faced by reporters.

“Missing you…”

“Missing You…” is a documentary that depicts the suffering and reality facing people who lost family members during times of peace and war.

The Silent Scream

“Silent Scream” is a documentary that depicts the trauma that sexual abuse victims still feel twenty years after the end of the Bosnian war.

Justice Report Weekly Magazine

The Justice Report magazine is distributed weekly as a newsletter in both English and local languages.

Spotlight on Mladic: Villian or Celebrity?

The publication brings an overview of the coverage of the arrest and the beginning of the trial of Ratko Mladic, who is charged with genocide and other crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Balkan media.

Association of Court Reporters (AIS)

The Association of Court Reporters (AIS) was established in 2005 with the aim of improving communication between the media and the Court of Bosnia and Hezegovina. The Association is an informal group of court reporters who work for print and electronic media in Bosnia.

Justice Report Archive

Justice Report Archive

The Justice Report Archive is a one-of-a-kind database of court reports, documents, articles and other material providing in-depth coverage and analysis of war crimes trials and related issues connected to the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

TV Justice Monthly Magazine

BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina’s ‘TV Justice’ programme provides comprehensive coverage of war crime trials in front of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as visually present findings gathered during the court proceedings at the field of corruption, organized crime and terrorism.

Pursuit for Justice: Guide to the War Crimes Chamber of the Court of BiH vol.I

Pursuit for Justice explains the main differences between the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ICTY, and the War Crimes Chamber of the Court of BiH.

Pursuit for Justice: Guide to the War Crimes Chamber of the Court of BiH vol.II

The second volume of Pursuit for Justice analyses key legal documents that regulate the processing of war crimes cases by the Court of BiH and the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH.

History Overshadowed by Trivia: Regional Media Coverage of the Radovan Karadzic Arrest

History Overshadowed by Trivia focuses on media reports on the arrest of Radovan Karadzic in five countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Serbia.

History Over Trivia II: Regional and International Media Coverage of the First Year of the Radovan Karadizc Trial

For the production of the second volume of History over Trivia, BIRN BiH analysed one thousand articles published during the first year of the Radovan Karadzic trial.

Time for Truth: Review of the Work of the War Crimes Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2005-2010

Time for Truth provides the first complete summary of all ongoing and closed cases at the Court of BiH and the Appellate Court from 2005 – 2010.

The Transparency of Judiciary and Responsibility of the Media: Report from the Regional Conference

This regional conference, organised by BIRN in September 2009, aimed at bridging the gap between the judiciary, local government and media representatives from the Balkan region.


Detektor website hosts daily court reports, written by BIRN BiH journalists, which cover the war crimes, corruption, organized crime and terrorism trials occurring at various courts throughout the country.

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