Lejla Bečar

Lejla Bečar

Lejla Bečar is a Balkan Diskurs trained correspondent from Visoko, Bosnia-Herzegovina. She is also an archaeologist and currently serves on Index on Censorship's youth advisory board.

Islamophobia Undermines Young People’s Prospects
Islamophobia is becoming an epidemic in the modern society. Its impact is widespread but is most crucial and most difficult for young people.
(Un)civilized Living
Despite recent improvements, litter remains a major problem in parts of the Bosnian city of Visoko. Lejla Becar explores.
The Visoko Memorial for the Srebrenica Genocide Victims
The Square dedicated to the Srebrenica genocide victims in Visoko was inaugurated last year on 5 October making Visoko the only municipality in Bosnia-Herzegovina to have honored the victims in this way.
Cultural Heritage in the Heart of Bosnia
Visoko was once the cradle of Bosnia, a royal town where the coronations of Bosnian rulers occurred. Today, it is a municipality in which culture and anything culture related has died. Lejla Bečar explores the decline of her hometown.
Alcoholism: The Socially Acceptable Disease
Lejla Bečar speaks with young people from Visoko about their views on alcoholism.
The Scars of Transition or Open Wounds of the Present?
Lejla Bečar explores the little-known story of a basketball project that inspired young Bosniaks, Croats and Serbs to play on the same team.