‘Nationalism goes hand in hand with patriarchy’: an interview with Nela Pamuković

VIDEO Nela Pamuković is the Co-Founder of the feminist, anti-militaristic non-governmental organisation, Centar Za Žene Žrtve Rata (Centre for Women War Victims) in Zagreb. The centre was founded in 1992, in response to the increasing violence against women during the Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s. In our interview, Nela notes with a smile that the … Continue reading ‘Nationalism goes hand in hand with patriarchy’: an interview with Nela Pamuković

The Western romance with Alexei Navalny needs to stop

OPINION Alexei Navalny, a major voice of Russia’s opposition, has had quite the year. After being poisoned with novichok at the hands of the FSB in August 2020, he spent five months recuperating in Germany. Upon returning to Russia in January of this year, he was arrested at the airport, triggering widespread protests across the … Continue reading The Western romance with Alexei Navalny needs to stop

The Siege of Sarajevo 25 years on: Bosnia’s women need action, not words

OPINION Upon entry to the home I grew up in but was away from for years, I run to the hallway closet to check to see if they are still there. The “they” in this equation are the most perfect pair of high gloss, black patented heels. These were the heels my mother wore before … Continue reading The Siege of Sarajevo 25 years on: Bosnia’s women need action, not words

Corrupt nationalists could bring another war to Bosnia

OPINION Years of mismanagement, nationalist rhetoric and endemic corruption have led to a tragedy of epic proportions that has unfolded under the nose of Europe - one that the European community has helped facilitate and, seemingly, is choosing to ignore. Of which tragedy do I speak? That of today's Republika Srpska, tucked away in southeastern … Continue reading Corrupt nationalists could bring another war to Bosnia