Bosnia: Protest Movement Calls for Revolution

Politics ♦ Published: February 8, 2014; 11:49 ♦ Updated: February 8; 13:33 ♦ (Vindobona)

After the most serious riots since the end of the civil war, the violence has stopped for the time being. Nevertheless, the mood is still more than tense.

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Although the political situation in Bosnia is chronically instable, the unrests yesterday have reached a new dimension. In total, 30 Bosnian cities were involved in massive riots. Yesterday, in the late afternoon, the protests escalated. About 150 persons were injured and a number of government buildings were set on fire.

Despite the aggressive mood, the situation calmed down in…