Four activists from Bosnia and Herzegovina have been conducting an unofficial campaign to place temporary memorial signs at sites where people suffered during wartime but where no permanent monument exists.
Adnan Hasanbegović: “Through peace-building work, I understood why war is going on, and we have to work on peace. Muhammad and Jesus were peace builders.”
Short stories by authors from Former-Yugoslavia aim to reconcile the bad blood between nations.
I arrived in Sarajevo to join CNA on 18 April 2017, and as has become customary, it snowed that day. Sarajevo and me have a strange connection, and it almost always greets me this way, while I am, as a rule, still surprised, chilled to the bone and undeterred in my intention to love it. The struggle here and the struggle in Macedonia, and all the other struggles in the world are more or less equal, so it matters little where I am under this sun, I will always be fighting for peace – actively, defiantly and with recalcitrance.
Bosnia-Herzegovina: If we could just defeat selfishness…
Croatia: It’s no laughing matter
Kosovo: Silence as a means of dealing with the past
Macedonia: “Poverty is my nationality”
Serbia: I’d burn down the entire village
Published in Bjelovarski list on 19 September 2016
Forty war veterans who were on warring sides in the 1990s met at the place where the war started and sent a message to the politicians to stop the renewal of another vicious circle of hatred
Today, the youth get coffins packed with 25 years of their parents’ lives, over 130 thousand dead, hundreds of thousands of displaced persons and refugees, millions whose lives were permanently damaged by wars, transition, theft, crime, misery, all the misfortunes that go with it
The findings of research into the fate of the Danube Swabians in Vojvodina after the Second World War
Authors: Helena Rill, Marijana Stojčić
29.5. – 5.6. 2016