Bosnia: Pressure Mounts Over David Dragicevic Case in Run-Up to Elections

On 7 July 15,000 people gathered in the central square in Banja Luka to protest over the death in suspicious circumstances of David Dragicevic, a twenty one year IT student. It was the 104th such daily demonstration to be held since David Dragicevic’s death three months previously. There is no sign of slackening support for … Continue reading Bosnia: Pressure Mounts Over David Dragicevic Case in Run-Up to Elections

Bosnia: Old Parties Face New Challengers as Elections Approach

Elections will be taking place in Bosnia on 7 October for the three-member state presidency and for the institutions of the country’s two entities, the Bosnian Federation and the Republika Srpska. The political parties across Bosnia have already begun preparing for the electoral contest which lies ahead. The campaign is set to see the main, … Continue reading Bosnia: Old Parties Face New Challengers as Elections Approach

Bosnia: Key Personality Profile – Mladen Ivanic

Mladen Ivanic (born 1958) has been the Serbian representative in the three member Bosnian state presidency since 2014. He Bosnian Foreign Minister from 2003-2007 and from 2001-2003 was Prime Minister of the Bosnian Serb Republic (Republika Srpska). Mladen Ivanic was leader of the Party of Democratic Progress (PDP) from September 1999 to November 2015.   … Continue reading Bosnia: Key Personality Profile – Mladen Ivanic