Investigating Mass Graves as a Means to Rectify Atrocities
Violent conflicts are social disasters which fundamentally change the trust relationships in a society. Trust is easy to lose, but takes a long time to rebuild.
Photojournalism’s Changing Relationship with Conflict
Chris Much Bermudez explores two examples of forensic and imaginative war photography, as well as the problems each encounters.
Mothers of Srebrenica: An Ongoing Fight for Truth and Justice
“I could never foresee something this horrible happening in Srebrenica. I was living peacefully alongside my neighbors until someone was granted the right to take everything from me.” - Zumra Sehomerović, Mothers of Srebrenica – By Chloé Gaillard and Marion Pineau.
Interrupted Youth and Shattered Hope in Vlasenica
The next collective funeral in Vlasenica will be held on 18 April this year for five murdered civilians. The youngest identified victim is Edis Hajdarević, who was seven at the time of his murder. Vlasenica is a small town located in Eastern Bosnia. According to the 1991 census, 55% of the population was Muslim and …
Missing in Syria
In Syria, enforced disappearance is being employed as a deliberate strategy to terrorize families and communities and to spread a fear capable of crippling resistance and silencing dissent.
BalkanThemes Volume 1: Issue 1- Missing Persons
Around the globe, there are millions of reported cases of people who are missing or have disappeared. This first issue of BalkanThemes explores how governments and organizations are addressing this problem in the countries of the former Yugoslavia.