Amra Džonlić

Amra Džonlić

Amra is a Balkan Diskurs trained youth correspondent from Sarajevo and holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the International University of Sarajevo. During her time at university, she developed an interest in human rights, post-conflict reconciliation, gender issues, and transitional justice and aims to promote the active participation of civil society in the processes of dealing with the past. Amra is also a member of Schüler Helfen Leben Academy for Young Leaders in Civil Society.

Journalism is Publishing What Others are Afraid To
The freedom of expression and media freedom are fundamental principles of democracy, but recent media reports often emphasize the online threats that journalists receive on forums and portals, which include death threats. In addition to the evident safety issues, the political structure in BiH and increasing financial pressures make the situation more difficult for journalists working in the country.
War’s Forgotten Children
The weight of war lies in the fact that, even after the armed conflict ends, it leaves a burden on the hearts of all people. Thus, in many ways, that war continues on. How much heart and soul must one possess to resist hatred towards those who have committed injustice?
The Future is Youth: Academy for Young Leaders in Civil Society
Many would argue that there is no prosperity or hope in this country. Young people are leaving to seek employment elsewhere, so who will be responsible for carrying out the changes necessary for a prosperous future?