OHR BiH Media Round-up, 7/7/2006

BHT1 by Lejla Redzovic-Medosevic – On Thursday, BiH Defence Minister, Nikola Radovanovic, presented details of Wednesday’s decision of the BiH Presidency on the structure, size and locations of the BiH Armed Forces.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 6/7/2006

PINK by Aida Hasanbegovic – The High Representative, Christian Schwarz-Schilling, appointed former Governor of the BiH Central Bank, Peter Nicholl, to the position of the Chair of the Indirect Taxation Administration [ITA] Steering Board after mandate of now former ITA SB Chair, Joly Dixon, expired.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 5/7/2006

RTRS Momcilo Ostojic – On Tuesday in Banja Luka, the RS National Assembly adopted the Law on rights and duties of MPs in the RSNA and RS Council of Peoples that enables former deputies to retire after only one mandate and 55 years of age.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 4/7/2006

BHT1 by Sanita Lisica – BiH Fiscal Council failed to hold the session scheduled for Monday, thus the public revenues collected through taxes will remain blocked on the single account of Indirect Taxation Administration (ITA).

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 3/7/2006

Hayat – At the occasion of marking the 64th anniversary of battle on Kozara [WWII battle] on Sunday, the RS Prime Minister Milorad Dodik made a short comment on the recently adopted Council of Europe Resolution on BiH by saying that “Sarajevo had no reason to welcome CoE Resolution on constitutional changes in BiH, although it was aimed at RS.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 2/7/2006

BHT1 – Approximately 1000 people gathered at Sarajevo airport to meet Naser Oric. Oric was released from ICTY custody after ICTY Council made a ruling by which Oric was sentenced to 2 years in prison for crimes committed in Srebrenica area. Oric was in custody for more than 3 years and was therefore released.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 1/7/2006

TV Hayat, TV Pink, BHT1, FTV, RTRS, Glas Srpske cover pg report ‘Two years of imprisonment’ by Srna, Dnevni List pg 2, announced on cover ‘Oric set free’ by V. Soldo, Oslobodjenje cover pg splash and pgs 4-5 ‘Two years of imprisonment for Oric’ by A. Omeragic, Dnevni Avaz cover pg splash and pg 3 ‘Naser Oric at large as of yesterday’ by A. Hadzic, [...]

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 30/6/2006

FTV by Zeljko Tica – The Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe [PACE] in Strasbourg, passed the Resolution, recommending BiH to draft and adopt new Constitution by 2010. According to the Resolution, entity vote should be abolished, and vital national interest precisely defined, immediately after the October election.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 29/6/2006

BH Radio 1 by Elvir Bucalo, Brussels- Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe [PACE] is to meet today in Strasbourg and discuss a Resolution on BiH, which was already strongly objected by the Serb members the BiH parliamentary delegation to PACE.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 28/6/2006

RTRS - The Serb members of the BiH delegation at the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) have demanded that Report and draft Resolution of Monitoring Committee is excluded from session agenda or rejected. In a statement to RTRS, Goran Milojevic, team member, says: “Report and Resolution

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 27/6/2006

BH Radio 1, RTRS - Today’s meeting in London between representatives of BiH’s entity and state institutions and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) resulted in an agreement on all credit contracts, in amount of EURO 12 million, intended for carrying out the project for air traffic control management.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 26/6/2006

BH Radio 1 - By Ljubo Ljubojevic- Members of (Serb) Veterans Association of Zvornik today (Monday) have blocked the main road between Zvornik and Bijeljina, in Karakaj, protesting because of arresting and transferring of Serbs of Zvornik, who are suspected of committing war crimes, to FBiH courts.