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Ian Bancroft is a writer based in the Balkans. You can follow him on Twitter @bancroftian
Are photographs of
war and atrocity losing the power to move us?
What can the DiEM25 movement learn from the Bosnian plenums of 2014?
On Europe Day, let us remember that peace is not achieved simply through an absence of war, but through an end to the very antagonisms and contradictions driving conflict in all its guises.
The European Union has long promulgated a narrative of 'Europe as saviour' - from fascism, dictatorship and communism. Today it is the 'Europe of sorrow' which drives a considerable amount of eurosceptic politics.
A successful Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25) needs to redefine
European citizenship by leading and shaping debates on the place of the
individual in today’s European society.
amnesia about its human atrocities and refugee flows is becoming more
pronounced. Here's why it’s vital to remember them.