Fractured society still a reality
General elections in October 2018, along with a dire economic situation, reignited nationalistic rhetoric in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) this year.
Executive and legislative activities slowed down prior to the vote and were slow to pick up again afterwards. As a result, points of the legislative agenda were postponed and forced some of TRIAL’s advocacy and lobbying activities to be delayed to 2019.
Finally, raising awareness on wartime issues proved harder than ever as other topics, such as migratory influxes, captured the attention of the international community in the Balkans. But this phenomenon also led to a touching encounter between a wartime survivor supported by TRIAL International and migrant women in Greece.