OHR BiH Media Round-up, 11/7/2006

BHT1 live from Potocari by Svjetlana Todorovic, Mirela Cosic – Last preparations for marking the 11th anniversary of Srebrenica genocide are being carried out.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 10/7/2006

RTRS – Posters with information on hunger strike of war crime prisoners from Tunjice prison in Banja Luka have appeared around this town on Sunday. The RS Ministry of Justice confirmed for RTRS that 6 prisoners have entered a hunger strike on 30 June due to ICTY’s sentence to Naser Oric, Srebrenica wartime commander.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 9/7/2006

NTV Hayat - Following two-day-session of BIH Constitutional Court, BIH Presidency Chair Sulejman Tihic’s request regarding constitutionality of the name RS was withdrawn.

OHR BiH Media Round-up, 8/7/2006

PINK - Addressing the BiH Parliament members, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe [PACE], René van der Linden, called them on implementing reforms which would strengthen state institutions, saying that they were now too week to take BiH to the EU.

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.