Browsing All posts tagged under »Serbia«

Why the Balkans (a quick turn around the region in 2013)

December 31, 2013


Thankfully the Center for Preventive Action’s recent release of its Preventive Priorities Survey: 2014 doesn’t include the Balkans on its list of conflicts that could break out or escalate in the next year. So why am I still drawn to the Balkans in my study of conflict analysis and resolution? There certainly are a number […]

Around the Balkans in Forty Days by Alexandre Cartographik

February 2, 2013


This interesting travelblog posted this map and video of trip AROUND the Balkans in 40 days. I note AROUND as it seems to miss the heart of the Balkans and a few significant localities (Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia). Nonetheless, I would love to make this trek. Maybe during the upcoming federal government furlough?

Hasan Abazi Released from Serbian Jail

April 22, 2012


Serbian Court Releases Kosovo Trade Unionist Hasan Abazi was released from custody after his family paid 20,000 euro in bail and the veteran trade unionist has since crossed the border, heading home. Video: Press Briefing Hasan and Haki Abazi News Story below by Fatmir Aliu  at Balkans Insight A court in Vranje on Friday released Hasan Abazi, […]

Hasan Abazi: Individual Liberty at Risk

March 30, 2012


Hasan Abazi in Solitary Confinement via Balkans Insight The President of Kosovo’s Metalworkers Union, Hasan Abazi, has been placed in solitary confinement, says his lawyer, even though he has yet to appear in court. Fatmir Aliu Pristina / Vranje A veteran trade unionist from Kosovo, who was arrested on Wednesday by Serbian border police for “espionage” during […]

Political Retaliatory Arrests

March 29, 2012


Via BalkansInsight and personal contacts After Kosovo Police arrested four Serbs members of illegal parallel institutions for allegedly carrying material to be used for Serbian local elections within the Republic of Kosovo, Serbia retaliates with a politically motivated arrest of Hasan Abazi. As of the writing of this post, Mr. Abazi has still not seen […]