The EU’s re engagement with the Western Balkans – a strong message for Reconciliation

By: Erwan Fouéré The much anticipated EU strategy paper for the Western Balkans, published by the European Commission on 6th February will hopefully mark a new and dynamic phase in the EU’s relations with its nearest neighbourhood.Entitled “A credible enlargement perspective for an...
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BIRN: Bosnia Maps 150 Wartime Detention Sites

  A new web database shows 150 detention camps and sites used during the 1990s conflict, part of a project to map all the places where civilian and military prisoners were held in wartime. Denis Džidić, BIRN, Sarajevo The Association for Transitional Justice,...
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Sven Milekic for T-Portal – What Is So Controversial About RECOM?

Insider's view   What Is So Controversial About RECOM?   I was a bit younger, an activist interested in the events of the 1990s, when I heard of RECOM for the first time almost four years ago. I soon learned that the name was the acronym of the “Regional Commission,” and...
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BIRN: Regional Truth Commission One Step Closer To Establishment

        The coalition of groups working to establish a fact-finding commission into the Yugoslav wars, known as RECOM, amended its statute ahead of the hoped-for formation of the commission next year. Sven Milekic  BIRN Zagreb After holding its seventh...
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RFE ‘Bridge’: Vučić’s initiative equalizes the responsibility for the war

Dino Mustafić i Nataša Kandić Interviewed by Omer Karabeg   The latest instalment...Read more

Kandic for Politika: Crimea and Kosovo cannot be compared

  Following the secession of the Crimea from Ukraine, a number of comparisons between...Read more

Reconciliation and Agitation in Macedonia: Success or Failure of the RECOM initiative

Biljana VankovskaThe Faculty of Philosophy - SkopjeRECONCILIATION AND AGITATION IN...Read more

Balkan States ‘Must Back Truth Commission Now’

Campaigners for the RECOM reconciliation initiative said they had done all they could to promote a...Read more