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analyses, and commentary on the conflicts in the Balkans from
Global Beat, a resource service for journalists covering international
News. A service of The Global
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editors, producers and editorial writers around the world to
support their efforts to provide accurate, in-depth and balanced
news coverage and analysis of critical international issues
in depth, up to date news and articles regarding the Former
Yugoslavia, and beyond, see the Institute
For War and Peace Reporting.
Center for War, Peace, and the News Media
is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to supporting
journalists and news organizations worldwide in their efforts
to sustain an informed and engaged citizenry.
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Times lesson plans on Bosnia.
Yours, Mine and Ours: Determining Boundaries: In this
lesson students assume the roles of decision makers in a boundary
dispute.They are asked to consider existing boundaries and
other characteristics of an area to reach a consensus on whether
an area should be divided or remain a single political entity.
A Web Guide to the Balkan Conflict: A wealth of links and
information about the Balkans.
is a film directed by Danis Tanovic (debut). Set during the
1993 Bosnian Conflict, this is the story of two soliders, a
Bosnian, Ciki (Djuric), and a Serb, Nino (Bitorajac), who find
themselves trapped in "No Man's Land", a trench between both
sides, next to an injured Bosnian lying on a mine that could
kill them all. Soon, an U.N. sergeant (Siatidis), trying to
help, attracts the attention of the international press.
This film won a Best Foreign Picture Golden Globe and Oscar.
A testament to a friendship started 15 years ago, tested by
distance and destruction, diaSonic
(formerly known as Balkan Tribes) formed
in 1995. The now U.S. based duo combines elements of electronic
dance music and addictively lulling vocals with elements of
ethnic music stemming from their native countries: Serbia and
Bosnia, creating songs that move both body and soul and evoke
times and places that mystify the mind.
THE MEDIA TO FIGHT BACK:
the national media watch group, has been offering well-documented
criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986. We work
to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater
diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices
that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting
viewpoints. As an anti-censorship organization which exposes
neglected news stories and efends working journalists when
they are muzzled. Click here
to visit their information on Yugoslavia and the Balkans.
has worked with over 125 WITNESS partner groups from 47 countries
to use video to overcome political, economic, and physical barriers,
and to expose human rights abuses to the world via television,
grassroots advocacy, and Internet broadcasting. Check out the
organization that Peter Gabriel co-founded.
here for "Alternative Perspectives
on the Current War on Terrorism."