Archive for October, 2007
1. NEITHER BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA NOR EUROPE SHOULD BEND TO THE BLACKMAIL OF THE “REPUBLIC OF THE SERBS”Wednesday, October 24th, 2007
Oct. 22, 2007.
On Sunday, all media in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) reported that Milorad Dodik’s party (SNSD) made an ultimatum to High Representative Miroslav Lajcak, threatening that all Serb office holders in government institutions in BiH will collectively resign from their posts in 10 days, if Mr. Lajcak does not withdraw measures which removed certain […]
BREAKING DEVELOPMENTS: Today (10.22.2007) the daily “Nezavisne Novine” from Banja Luka is reporting that High Representative Lajcak visited Premier Dodik of the “Republic of the Serbs”, in response to Mr. Dodik’s resignation announcement. After the meeting, they spoke with the media, and announced that Mr. Lajcak had clarified to Mr. Dodik the imposed modification of […]
By Muhamed Borogovac, Ph.D.
Bosnian media are reporting that today’s (October 11, 2007) police reform negotiations between Bosnian politicians have concluded without an agreement.
These final negotiations were based on the proposal of two Croat leaders, Covic and Ljubic. It is unclear why High Representative Lajcak sent that proposal to the European Commission for a review; probably […]
Analysis of the Dodik-Silajdzic Protocol Regarding Police Reform.
The Dodik-Silajdzic police reform agreement proclaims to respect EU’s three principles for police reform. Let us consider whether that is really the case.
Section V: “The territorial jurisdiction of regional centers will coincide with the territorial jurisdictions of the current regional, and cantonal prosecutorial districts within the entities […]
We are sending this special edition of our newsletter because we may be about to witness a final blow to any meaningful police reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina . We have some very interesting news about the process that may help you decide who is sabotaging the three principles of police reform.
First, we remind that […]
2. House of Representatives regarding the continuing effects of the genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina (H. Res. 679)Monday, October 1st, 2007
U.S. Representative Christopher Smith of New Jersey has introduced a draft resolution H.Res.679 regarding Bosnia and Herzegovina . The resolution mentions police reform, asking BiH to abolish the police of RS, which is opposite to what Silajdzic and Dodik have been preparing. Now we know why they are in such a hurry to reach this […]