Despite being convicted of war crimes, the “butcher of Bosnia” continues to be celebrated as a war hero by officials and youth in Serbia and beyond.
The verdict by five judges at the UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals is final and cannot be appealed any further.
Their ideologies and policies have become normalised and the region is under threat of destabilisation, with potentially dangerous consequences for Bosnians and other vulnerable groups.
Bosnia's constitution is part of the Dayton peace accords, which ended the war but has proven to be insufficient to move the country forward to membership in the European Union and NATO.
Genocide denial has comfortably situated itself in mainstream discourse after a systematic effort to minimise the crimes committed against Bosnian Muslims in the 1990s.
It has become one of the most pressing issues in the region and there's no silver bullet to fix it.
Local Bosnian authorities are pleading for more resources to help the health system as the country battles a surge in infections with no vaccination drive in sight.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara is in a decision-making position in the eastern Mediterranean and its determined position remains the same.
Atrocity denialism has gone mainstream — from the glorification of convicted perpetrators to the casual creation of memes — and boosts the far-right with deadly consequences.
The migrants have been left homeless in freezing and rainy conditions since their camp near the northwestern town of Bihac burned down last month.
A fire earlier this week destroyed much of the camp near the town of Bihac that had already been harshly criticised by international officials and aid groups as inadequate for housing refugees and migrants.
While a last-minute deal would avoid the most acrimonious ending to the Brexit saga, the UK is heading for a much more distant relationship with its biggest trade partner than with almost anyone expected at the time of the 2016 Brexit vote.
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