balkan stories



People Have Had It

The rape of a 16 year old girl has shocked the people in Kosovo. On Thursday, people took to the streets to express their outrage. And like in Bosnia, it seems to be about a lot more than "just" a... weiterlesen →

Justice for All

The protest movements Pravda za Davida and Pravda za Dženana may help change Bosnia’s dysfunctional system of governance. While they probably will not make the country’s system of corruption disappear anytime soon, they are likely to become a long-term threat to... weiterlesen →

Worshipping Suffering and Malice

On the Balkans, Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, is being worshipped in a bizarre manner and to a grotesque extent. To the wider public the late nun is better known by her stage name Mother Teresa. In worshipping her, even her most... weiterlesen →

Ein Nationalist und Betrüger

Der serbisch-montenegrinische Schriftsteller Petar Milatović-Ostroški ist in Wien wegen Versicherungsbetrugs verurteilt worden. Er hatte einen Raubüberfall auf sich erfunden und von seiner Versicherung 11.000 Euro kassiert. Petar Milatović-Ostroški ist glimpflich davongekommen. Das Landesgericht Wien hat den in der österreichischen Bundeshauptstadt... weiterlesen →

Corruption Is Everywhere

Corruption is endemic on the Balkans. It has a firm grip on politics and almost every part of society. Little is done about. The lastes episode of the political webshow Talk Real gives you an insight why. This episode was... weiterlesen →

DokuFest In Full Swing

About halfway through the festival, DokuFest 2016 is in full swing. Thousands of visitors have indulged in the documentaries shown at the Balkan's biggest festival dedicated to documentaries and short movies. This year, the festival is tackling a particularly pressing... weiterlesen →

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