Bosnia: The Calm After the Storm

Politics ♦ Published: February 15, 2014; 15:34 ♦ (Vindobona)

The protest movement has lost momentum. The future of Bosnia is more uncertain than ever before.

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Last weekend, Bosnia was close to a second civil war. In Tuzla, where the protests began, and Sarajevo, the country´s capital, the public order got completely out of control. In total, 30 Bosnian cities were involved in the riots. About 150 persons were injured and a number of government buildings were set on fire. After the severe riots, the regional…