Sarajevo will host Bosnia’s first-ever pride parade on September 8, according to the country’s LGBTQ activists. A group of 16 committee leaders of the initiative Bosnian-Herzegovinian (BiH) Pride March, announced in Sarajevo Monday, the planned march will be a protest against inequality.
Sarajevo is the political, social and cultural centre of Bosnia and Herzegovina. With a long and rich history of religious and cultural diversity, the city has become a symbol of the Bosnian war. Traces can be found everywhere, but arts are bridging old grudges.
R. Jezic: the businessman behind the Croatian trial that could give Russia the keys to Europe ǀ View
Croatian courts are currently holding the biggest trial of the decade to determine the guilt of former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader and Hungarian industrialist Zsolt Hernadi, the Chairman and CEO of MOL Hungarian Oil, the largest foreign investor in Croatia (accused of bribing the former).
Thousands of migrants are stranded in Bosnia and Herzegovina on the border with Croatia. As the winter closes in, the external border of the European Union is inching towards a humanitarian emergency. Around 21,000 migrants have taken this route seeking safe refuge in the EU.
With the emergence of the new Western Balkans Route and continued illegal migration, how is Europe responding to the refugee crisis? Insiders’ host Sophie Claudet speaks to Gerald Knaus ‐ the founding chairman of the European Stability Initiative (ESI) think tank.