Bosnia and Herzegovina

EU responsible for refugee disaster in Bosnia: People without food, in sandals in the snow

By Jan Ritter and Max Linhof, 9 January 2021

Without food, wearing just sandals in the snow and lacking a roof over their heads, more than 3,000 migrants must brave sub-zero temperatures in the northwest of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

2013 Berlin Film Festival prize winner dies in poverty

By Stefan Steinberg, 26 February 2018

Nazif Mujić, according to first accounts, has died in extreme poverty in the impoverished hamlet of Svatovac in Bosnia.

Bosnian Serb referendum inflames tensions in the Balkans

By Paul Mitchell, 27 September 2016

The referendum went ahead despite the Bosnia and Herzegovina Constitutional Court ruling it illegal.

IMF and EU call the tune in Bosnia elections

By Paul Mitchell, 11 October 2014

Bosnia’s fiscal deficit is expected to rise from 2 percent of GDP to 4.5 percent while the unemployment rate stands at 44 percent.

The rightward gallop of the Bosnian pseudo-left

By Ognjen Markovic, 5 April 2014

The pseudo-left in Bosnia treat major historical issues with contempt and associate with forces with longstanding counterrevolutionary records.

The pseudo-left and the plenums in Bosnia

By Ognjen Markovic and Paul Mitchell, 22 March 2014

Protests in Bosnia last month originated in the working class district of Tuzla, after the closure of four privatized bankrupt factories threw thousands out of a job without redundancy pay.

US seeks to hijack Bosnia protests

By Ognjen Markovic and Paul Mitchell, 27 February 2014

Washington has grown increasingly dissatisfied with the intransigence of local politicians and the EU’s failure to resolve the quagmire.

Calls for expanded European Union intervention in Bosnia

By Ognjen Markovic and Paul Mitchell, 14 February 2014

Protests over the last week in Bosnia and Herzegovina have led to the resignation of four cantonal government heads and various other officials.

Enraged workers and youth protest austerity in Bosnia

By Ognjen Markovic, 10 February 2014

Protests in Tuzla against economic conditions in the north have spread across the country, forcing the resignation of government officials.

WikiLeaks documents expose disaster created by the US and EU in Bosnia

By Ante Dotto, 17 October 2011

The political deadlock in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) represents the systemic failure of the entire official political framework in the region and a foreign policy disaster for the state's international backers, the US and EU.

Bosnia faces collapse

By Paul Mitchell, 8 October 2009

A number of reports have pointed to the increasing threat of Bosnia and Herzegovina collapsing, and even about the possibility of war breaking out.

Former Yugoslav war crimes tribunal spokeswoman indicted for contempt

By Paul Mitchell, 5 September 2008

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has indicted Florence Hartmann, the spokeswoman of the tribunal’s former Chief Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte from 1999 to 2006, on two charges of contempt of court.

How the WRP joined the NATO camp

Imperialist war in the Balkans and the decay of the petty-bourgeois left

International Committee Fourth International, 14 December 1995

Fifty years after the end of World War II, the great powers are once again embarked on a violent redivision of the world. This is the significance of the intervention by the United States and Western Europe into the four-year-old conflict caused by the dissolution of Yugoslavia.