Tag: serbia

  • Eastern Europe Tests New Forms of Media Censorship – The New York Times

    Eastern Europe Tests New Forms of Media CensorshipWith new, less repressive tactics, countries like Serbia, Poland and Hungary are deploying highly effective tools to skew public opinion.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/17/world/europe/serbia-media-censorship.htmlSerbia no longer jails or kills critical journalists, as happened under the rule of Slobodan Milosevic in the 1990s. It now seeks to destroy their credibility and ensure […]

  • Contrasting Histories of Genocide in Former Yugoslavia

    Contrasting Histories of Genocide in Former YugoslaviaDara of Jasenovac and Quo Vadis, Aida? take different tacts on filmic representation of war crimes.via Hyperallergic: http://hyperallergic.com/634129/dara-of-jasenovac-contrasting-histories-of-genocide-in-former-yugoslavia/In sharp contrast to Antonijević, the director of Quo Vadis, Aida?, Jasmila Žbanić, has come out forcefully against this tendency to speak of “our” genocide against “yours.” Speaking for the necessity to […]

  • Arrests Shake Up a Soccer Scene in Serbia Ruled by Gangsters and ‘Gravediggers’ – The New York Times

    Arrests Shake Up a Soccer Scene in Serbia Ruled by Gangsters and ‘Gravediggers’A reputed gangster and leader of an “ultras” fan group, who also reportedly had ties to the government, has been arrested following a series of gruesome murders connected to a Belgrade soccer stadium.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/20/world/europe/serbia-soccer-hooligans.htmlThe name is well deserved. Serbian soccer fans, at least […]