Still there 25 years later: The dispute about Macedonia’s name

Still there 25 years later: The dispute about Macedonia’s name

  By Biljana Vankovska Interview with Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo   • Do you support the idea of having the accord with Greece over the disputes on the country’s name? If yes/no, please tell us the reason. It is hard to support an irrational dispute, only because one has a nationalistic idea that the name Macedonia […]

Kosovo’s EU future at risk in war crimes dispute

Kosovo’s EU future at risk in war crimes dispute

By Andrew Rettman euobserver 9th Jan 2018 • Leading EU countries and the US have warned Kosovo of “severe consequences” if it walked away from a war crimes tribunal. Via euobserver.com “We urge all Kosovo’s leaders … [to] honestly inform Kosovo’s citizens of the severe negative consequences, including for Kosovo’s international and Euro-Atlantic integration, if […]

The Prince of human rights

The Prince of human rights

  By Jan Oberg • General Ratko Mladic has finally been sentenced – to life – for crimes committed in Bosnia during the Yugoslav dissolution wars in the 1990s. That motivated Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, to make a statement to the effect that “Mladic is the epitome […]