OHR BiH Media Round-up, 29/7/2006

Hayat By Elma Kazagic – The third round of technical talks on Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between BiH and European Union ended in Sarajevo on Friday. According to Hayat reporter, participants did not know – or did not want to say – what would be the impact of a slowdown in police reform process to the conclusion of SAA talks. [...]

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 28/7/2006

BHT1 by Marina Boskovic – Third round of technical negotiations on Stabilization and Association Agreement between BiH and the EU on matters of trade, industry, agriculture, customs and taxes has commenced on Thursday in Sarajevo, and will continue on Friday.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 27/7/2006

BHT1 by Damir Simic – The Council for the protection of vital national interests of the FBiH Constitutional Court has ruled that the draft law on the FBiH public broadcasting service is detrimental to the vital national interests of the Croat people.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 26/7/2006

RTRS – Over 50 Bosniaks from Konjevic Polje near Bratunac clashed on Monday night with support team of Zvornik Public Security Centre. As official police statement reads, the incident occurred when three Bosniaks stopped their car in front of the car of police officers who were returning from duty and started insulting them on ethnical basis.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 25/7/2006

RHB, RTRS - In an arraignment hearing before the preliminary judge of the BiH Court, Momcilo Mandic plead not guilty to all charges of war crimes against civilian population (committed in 1992) contained in the indictment.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 24/7/2006

BHT1 by Damir Simic – BiH Police Reform Directorate (PRD) is going to continue its work on Wednesday, but it is still unknown who is going to take over position of the Chairman of PRD Steering Board. Mandate to the existing Chair of the PRD SB, Vinko Dumancic, has expired but no Serb representative wants to replace him.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 23/7/2006

BHT 1 by Damir Simic – BHT 1 comments the exchange of letters between BIH Presidency Chair Sulejman Tihic and BIH Prosecution has continued. The BiH Prosecution has been conducting 10 separate investigations on war crimes in Srebrenica and has consequently refused to oblige to Tihic’s request and publishes the names of suspected war criminals.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 22/7/2006

BHT1 - The Court of BiH has sentenced Amir Bajric to two years of prison, for helping persons indicted for terrorism to purchase explosives. The Council of the BiH Court has accepted the agreement Bajric has made with the BiH Prosecutors Office; he promised to testify against Mirsad Bektasevic, Abdulkadir Cesur and Bajro Ikanovic, who are all indic [...]

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 21/7/2006

BHT1 by Zoran Sarenac – Funeral ceremony for 305 Croat and Bosniak victims from Prijedor was held on Thursday in village Rizvanovici. Most of the remains were found in Kevljani mass grave. None of the RS officials attended the ceremony. The religious ceremonies were held by head of Islamic Community, mufti Mustafa Effendi Ceric, and local Catholic [...]

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 20/7/2006

PINK by Dragica Tojagic – On Wednesday morning, the RS National Assembly has completed its 37th and immediately commenced the 38th regular session, whose agenda did include an initiative to remove the RSNA Deputy Speaker, Sefket Hafizovic, which however was not discussed.