Can aircraft technology uncover mass graves in Bosnia?

Amor Masovic has spent 28 years searching for human remains across Bosnia and Herzegovina. But in that time, there have only been a few times, no more than 20, when people have come forward with information – tips on where the bodies are buried. “The amount of information [obtained] from insiders who were involved in […]

In pictures: Bosnia refugees wait to play border crossing ‘game’

About 3,000 refugees and migrants from the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa are stranded in squats and forest camps amid frigid temperatures in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina, suffering from respiratory problems and infections, hoping to cross the border with European Union member Croatia soon. The vast majority interviewed by Al Jazeera said they were […]

EU offers aid, urges Bosnia to rebuild burned refugee camp

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell says Brussels is ready to add another 3.5 million euros to its humanitarian support for Bosnia. The European Union has announced additional funding to help vulnerable migrants and refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina, but urged the government there to rebuild a camp that burned down. Brussels has denounced the […]

Hundreds of Migrants Stranded in Freezing Weather in Bosnia

Hundreds of migrants stranded at an abandoned camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina were spending New Year’s Eve in freezing temperatures, according to humanitarian groups, as authorities in the country struggled to balance their safety with growing hostility from local populations. Around 700 people on Wednesday were sleeping in abandoned shipping containers and in the open […]

Bosnia cancels migrant relocation from burned down camp

Bosnian authorities return hundreds of migrants to empty burned out tent camp after 24 hours in relocation buses. The relocation of hundreds of migrants and refugees from a fire-damaged tent camp in Bosnia has been cancelled amid protests by residents, reflecting confusion in the Balkan country’s handling of the crisis. The migrants from Africa, Asia […]

‘We will die’: Hundreds of migrants freezing in Bosnia camp

Aid organisations urge for a solution as migrants stranded by Croatian border face cold with no facilities or heating. Hundreds of migrants have been stranded in a squalid, burned-out tent camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina as heavy snow fell in the country and winter temperatures suddenly dropped. Migrants at the Lipa camp in northwest Bosnia […]

IOM official calls for solution to Bosnia migrant crisis

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis in his Christmas message on Friday said political and business leaders must not allow market forces and patent laws to take priority over making Covid 19 vaccines available to all, condemning nationalism and “the virus of radical individualism.”In a sign of the times, Francis delivered his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” (to […]

Thousands of refugees without shelter after Bosnia camp burns

Dozens spend the night at a damaged metal container near the site of the fire, where only a ghostly steel construction remained. More than a thousand refugees and migrants from Asia, the Middle East and North Africa were left to sleep in the cold after their camp in northwestern Bosnia burned down amid a dispute […]

Fire breaks out in Bosnia migrant camp, deepening housing crisis

Police say huge fire believed to have been started by disgruntled migrants, evacuated hours earlier. A huge fire has broken out at a temporary migrant camp in northwest Bosnia and Herzegovina. The camp has been strongly criticised by rights groups as being unsuitable due to its lack of resources. Police said they believe Wednesday’s blaze […]

Petition calls on Google to remove Bosnia ‘rape camp’ from search

There is not a room or spot in the Vilina Vlas hotel where women were not raped or people were not killed, according to Bakira Hasecic, president of Bosnia’s Women Victims of War (WVW) association and a rape survivor from Visegrad. It is estimated that Serb forces captured and raped at least 200 women and […]