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...
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,...
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...
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...