Even on a regular, boring, everyday commute through Belgrade, you can’t resist the views of the urban landscapes of the city. Views completely covered in spray paint, going through the New Belgrade, had me wondering what was the intent behind yet another barely readable drawing. Right next to it – a lover’s confession on a fading fragment of an old brutalist building. Still, I couldn’t help but be captivated by the complex graffiti exhibition that covers even the most unreachable places, and the abandoned, dirty, and ruined spots that we like to pretend don’t exist. I have to say I admire some for their artistry and commitment – it promotes the undying culture of youth and rebellion, which is inspiring. Although, beyond the aesthetic allure there is a quiet whisper, often unnoticed, a dialogue that weaves through our subconscious minds.
The trial against Miloš Čajević for crimes committed in Brčko in 1992 was held before the War Crimes Department of the Higher Court in Belgrade on Tuesday.
On July 14 1995, 1313 civilians were killed in a warehouse at the farmers’ co-op in the village of Kravica. On December 12 2019, defence witness Ljubisav Simić, former president of the Bratunac Municipal Assembly, said that this had been an incident which occurred after one person from the group of Bosniak civilians had grabbed the gun from the member of Serbian forces.
Tim Sebastian, a reporter for Deutsche Welle, invited Ana Brnabić to his segment The Conflict Zone on Wednesday the 14th of November. The segment is known for Sebastian’s tough questions and controversial interviewees.
“That’s why it is, important, or more important than ever, to look into the mirror, boldly, clearly see all the scars, wounds and shortcomings on our own face, but also to try to heal as much as possible, not giving up in desperation because of the problems with which we face. ” Aleksandar Vučić, President of the Republic of Serbia (July 24, 2017)