OHR BiH Media Round-up, 21/6/2006

RHB- Harmonization of the presented model of police structure is the main topic of the meeting of the Police Reform Directorate Steering Board taking place in Sarajevo today. As announced by the Board member Sead Lisak at the previous meeting.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 20/6/2006

BH Radio - BiH House of Peoples gave approval for ratifying of set of agreements and contracts between BiH and international institutions. BiH HoP has adopted, in both readings, amendments to the BiH Law on Customs and Custom Policy, in the same text that was passed in the BiH House of Representatives. BiH HoP Chair Goran Milojevic said that goal o [...]

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 19/6/2006

BH Radio 1 by Mustafa Karahmet – BiH House of Representatives has commenced the session discussing the information on the first effects of the VAT introduction in BiH, which was submitted by the BiH Council of Ministers. The deputies were addressed by the Indirect Taxation Administration [ITA] Director Kemal Causevic instead of BiH CoM Chair Adnan [...]

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 18/6/2006

FTV, Dnevni Avaz cover splash, pg 2 ‘Collision of Tihic and Cengic over Dodik and SNSD’ by E.Huremovic- As daily comments, Saturday’s session of SDA Main Board in Tuzla was marked with the collision of SDA leader Sulejman Tihic and Hasan Cengic, where the main motive was related to coalition of SDA in the RS with SNSD and its leader Milorad Dodik. [...]

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 17/6/2006

RTRS by Marina Marjanovic – Members of families of missing Serbs from Sarajevo disagree with the appointments in the Commission for Suffering of Serbs, Croats, Bosniaks, Jews and Others in Sarajevo. Chair of Eastern Sarajevo missing persons organisation Mirjana Simanic stated that they are disappointed with the fact that Council of Ministers choose [...]

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 16/6/2006

BH Radio 1, RTRS, RHB - Second, official round of negotiations on Stabilization and Association Agreement between BiH and EU is ending today in Sarajevo. Most important topics of this round were migrating of employees, justice, freedom and security. As it was stated in the statement of BiH Directorate of European Integrations, it is predicted that [...]

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 15/6/2006

BH Radio 1 - At its Thursday’s session, RS National Assembly adopted decisions on loan this entity took from World Bank and Council of Europe Development Bank [CEB]. RS will take loan at CEB worth 3.7 million KM for the project of reconstruction of housing spaces for return of refugees and displaced persons and US$ 19 million from World Bank for th [...]

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 14/6/2006

BH Radio1 - Following last night’s football match between Brazil and Croatia, riots took place in the streets of Mostar which resulted in injuries sustained by several persons, including some police officer. Herzegovina-Neretva Cantonal Interior Ministry confirmed that 26 persons were arrested.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 13/6/2006

BH Radio 1 - Deputy BiH Minister for Human Rights Ivica Marinovic confirmed for radio that all preparations for establishing the Commission on suffering of Serbs, Croats, Bosniaks, Jews and others in Sarajevo during the war time are about to end. Marinovic said that BiH Council of Ministers is to establish the Commission on Wednesday or Thursday.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 12/6/2006

Hayat by Asim Beslija – Association of Mothers of Srebrenica and Zepa Enclaves on Sunday in Potocari organized conference on justice for the victims of war crimes committed in BiH. About 100 representatives of various organizations from all parts of BiH, Serbia-Montenegro, Spain, Switzerland and United States of America attended this conference. [...]