Bosnian Serbs defy ruling on independence day

Residents of the Bosnian Serb Republic—decried as a "genocide creation" by Bosnia's Muslims—voted to establish an independence day, in defiance of a Bosnian court ruling.


Bulgaria: protest mass arrests of migrants

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein expressed concern over Bulgaria's criminalization of migrants both leaving and entering the country.


Migrant resistance —from Calais to Macedonia

Riots broke out as French police moved to evict the Calais migrant camp, while Macedonian security forces fired tear-gas at migrants who tore down the fence on the Greek border.


Refugee resistance on Balkan border

Riots broke out at Greece's frontier with Macedonia as migrants and asylum seekers stranded there for the past two weeks blockaded the border.

Watching the Shadows

German torture case against CIA official

The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights filed a criminal complaint against a high-ranking CIA official for the torture of German citizen Khaled el-Masri.