Firenze, torna il festival del cinema balcanico

Posted Posted in Balcani, Bosnia and Herzegovina, cinema, Firenze

articolo per East Journal, 4 novembre 2014 Torna per la terza volta a Firenze il Balkan Florence Express, il festival del cinema che porterà in Italia i migliori film provenienti dalla zona dei Balcani. Dal 17 al 20 novembre sugli schermi del cinema Odeon verranno proiettati film di registi provenienti da Slovenia, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, […]

BOSNIA: Il lavoro che non c’è, nemmeno in campagna elettorale

Posted Posted in Balkans, Bosnia and Herzegovina, plenums, workers' protest

articolo per East Journal, 10 ottobre 2014 Domenica i cittadini bosniaci torneranno alle urne per eleggere i loro tre presidenti, un nuovo governo e i membri dei diversi parlamenti del paese. Com’è cambiata la Bosnia ad otto mesi dalle proteste che hanno scosso il paese, portando in piazza migliaia di persone a protestare contro una […]

Romania: Social Capital

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interview of Osservatorio Balcani-Caucaso, 30 April 2014 The youth of Romania took to the streets in order to defend the environment against multinational corporations and local politicians. A new generation is the protagonist of Romania’s first social movement since the collapse of communism. An interview with the scholar Chiara Milan

Sow hunger, reap anger: Why Bosnia is burning

Posted Posted in Bosnia and Herzegovina

article for ROAR Magazine – February 9, 2014 Failed privatizations, rampant unemployment and a thoroughly inefficient and unaccountable political system lie at the basis of the Bosnian protests. Bosnia-Herzegovina finally emerged from the sidelines, once again as a country in flames. On February 5, laid off workers of the recently privatized factories of the industrial […]

Occupy Sarajevo: Taking parliament hostage in Bosnia

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article for ROAR Magazine – June 14, 2013 A protest against administrative hurdles to identification has sparked a broader popular movement against a dysfunctional system and for real democracy. For over a week, demonstrators, activists and lots of children have been peacefully occupying the parliament square in Sarajevo. Since June 5th, hundreds of citizens stand […]