The town that Emir Kusturica built

A century after Gavrilo Princip fired the fatal shot in Sarajevo, the Serbian film director explains why the extraordinary town he has built is a ‘symbol of pacifism’

War stories

A young travel company is offering holidays to sites of recent conflict, with journalists and diplomats as guides

A reminder of the horrors in Bosnia

From Lord Williams of Baglan. Sir, Alec Russell’s article was a haunting reminder of the horrors of 20 years ago and their continuing relevance today in a deeply divided Bosnia

A lesson for the interventions of our time

From Mr Nader Mousavizadeh. Sir, Alec Russell’s remarkable essay on the legacy of the war in Bosnia captured the effects of a brutal civil conflict whose moral reckoning in the minds of both victims and aggressors remains beyond reach