He Tried to Strangle Me… I Bought a One-way Ticket Out
Violence against women in BiH is a problem that is still not being sufficiently discussed and victims of violence most often choose to remain silent due to a variety of societal, religious or material factors.
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?
“Venezuela: The Collapse of a Dream” – Photographing a Cycle Violence
Media coverage of Venezuela's deteriorating situation has centered on political leaders and Western responses, with little focus on the personal plight of individual citizens. Local photographer Oscar B. Castillo has spent the last ten years of his life documenting this underserved narrative: the impact of conflict and violence on the day-to-day lives of Venezuelans.
Balkan Countries Continue to Cash in on Arms Trade Despite Concerns of Diversion
Despite widely documented diversion of weapons to the battlefields of Syria and Yemen, Balkan exporters continue to reap profits from the lucrative trade.
BalkanThemes Volume 1: Issue 4 – Human Trafficking
The fourth issue of BalkanThemes focuses on the challenges organizations and individuals face in dealing with human trafficking cases in the former Yugoslavia and beyond.
Human Trafficking in the Balkans
Human trafficking is endemic in the Balkans. The region offers ideal conditions: political instability; social and economic malaise; a prevalence of organized criminal networks; and a culture of corruption.