The Fisherman Who Almost Caught a Nobel Prize
The Arab Spring in Syria resulted in the influx of over 5 million refugees into Europe, tens of thousands of whose bones were swallowed by the Mediterranean Sea. While Syria burned and refugees ran in the pursuit of a safer life, Kostas Pinteris from the island of Lesbos offered them a helping hand.
Dutch Media and the Srebrenica Genocide: Coverage or Cover-up?
Dutch media coverage of the Bosnian War partly explains why Dutch politicians and the general public are conflicted about the role played by Dutchbats during the war.
Discussing Islamophobia in the Heart of Balkans
As Europe continues to grapple with growing Islamophobia fueled by a surging refugee crisis and Islamist terrorism, questions are increasingly being raised on whether Islam is compatible with European civilization.
Lessons of the Balkan Refugee Crisis
Insight on Conflict’s local correspondent Mirjana Kosic assesses the impact of refugee flows across the fragile Balkans.
Flotel Europa: Memories of a Bosnian Refugee in Denmark
Flotel Europa, a documentary directed by Vladimir Tomić, won the Special Jury Mention at the Sarajevo Film Festival on the 22 August 2015
Great Sorrow Seeks Great Souls
After her benevolence during the post-war period, people did not brand her a hero, but instead a person ostracized by her community. The best possible option for her was to return to Jajce, because, aside from helping Bajro, there was no place for her in Banja Luka anymore. But her return to Jajce was not salvation, only consolation.