THE COMPLAINTS COMMISSION OF THE PRESS COUNCIL IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

held its

59th SESSION

Sarajevo, June 26th - 27th of 2014


A total of 199 complaints regarding the writings of the press and online media received

The Complaints Commission of the Press Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina,  during the 26th and 27th of June of 2014, held its fifty ninth session, where it considered complaints regarding the writings of the press and online media received in the period from April to June 2014. The Press Council in BiH received a total of 199 complaints, out of which 21 were considered at the session.

 

The Complaints Commission upheld 13 complaints, where a breach of the Press Code of BiH was found. 8 complaints were not upheld, because there were no violations of the Press Code of BiH.

 

147 complaints were resolved through self-regulation, i.e. by the publication of denials, reactions, corrections or apologies, or by removing comments that contain hate speech, discrimination or incitement from portals. 5 complaints were outside of the Press Council’s jurisdiction, being that they regarded content published on social networks, electronic media or internet blogs. 11 complaints were not sent on time, while 1 complaint was filed as ad acta. 14 complaints were being processed at the time of the session. 

 

Complaints Upheld:

 

1. Mr. SUAD - SUVAD KARAGIĆ - portal INMEDIA.BA: Request for the publication of a denial, apology and removal of the article “Press Release” published on the portal inmedia.ba on 11.03.2014. The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 2 – Editorial Responsibility, Article 3 – Incitement, Article 5 – Accuracy and Fair Reporting, Article 7 – Opportunity to Reply, Article 15 – Complaints, of the Press Code of BiH

 

2. SARAJEVO OPEN CENTER – portal OTISAK.BA: Reaction to the article “We are Witnessing LGBT Round Tables even in Brcko” and the visitors; comment under the article. Complaint upheld:  The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 2 - Editorial Responsibility, Article 3 - Incitement, Article 4 - Discrimination, Article 4a - Gender Equality and Respect for Individuality, and Article 6 - Comment, Assumption and Fact, of the Press Code of BiH.  

 

3. Ms. SEVIMA SALI-TERZIĆ – portal AVAZ.BA: Reaction to statements from the article “Horrible: They are hiding hundreds of Flood Victims in Doboj?” from 22.05.2014. The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 1 - Public Interest, Article 2 - Editorial Responsibility, and Article 5 - Accuracy and Fair Reporting, of the Press Code of BiH.


4. SDP CLUB OF REPRESENTATIVES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY OF BIH – portal AVAZ.BA: Reaction to statements from the article “Jovicic: TV Stations are more important for Niksic than the Workers, while Lagumdzija fled Abroad!” published on 28.05.2014.  The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 7 - Opportunity to Reply, of the Press Code of BiH.

 

5. SDP CLUB OF REPRESENTATIVES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY OF BIH – portal AVAZ.BA: Reaction to statements from the article “The Laws sought by the Council of Europe Committee have been adopted” published on 28.05.2014.  The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 7 - Opportunity to Reply, of the Press Code of BiH.

 

6. SDP CLUB OF REPRESENTATIVES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY OF BIH – daily “DNEVNI AVAZ”: Reaction to statements from the article “Bosic: The Government must be held accountable” published on 28.05.2014.  The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 7 - Opportunity to Reply, of the Press Code of BiH.

 

7. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal NAJZANIMJIVOSTI.COM: Denial to statements form the article “They sold Humanitarian Aid in the Stores ‘Boss’ in Zavidovici and ‘Kristina’ in Zepce” published on 21.05.2014. The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 5 - Accuracy and Fair Reporting, Article 7 - Opportunity to Reply, and Article 15 - Complaints, of the Press Council in BiH.

 

8. CITY OF SARAJEVO – daily “DNEVNI AVAZ”: Reaction to statements from the article “The Construction of The Tzar’s Bridge Caved in” published on 27.05.2014. The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 7 - Opportunity to Reply, of the Press Code of BiH.

 

9. Mr. ARMIN ŠATOROVIĆ – portal AVAZ.BA: Reaction to Photographs on the front page of the portal avaz.ba, with the article “Disturbing: 25 People Died and 107 have been wounded due to the Explosion”. The Complaints Commission found breach of General Provisions and Article 2 – Editorial Responsibility, of the Press Code of BiH.

 

10. Mr. MAHIR ŠAHINOVIĆ – portal SAFF.BA: Reaction to statements from the article “By Placing the Statue of the Saint Pope, the Catholic Church will turn the Sarajevo Center into its Sanctuary” published on 24.03.2014. The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 2 - Editorial Responsibility, Article 3 - Incitement, Article 4 - Discrimination, Article 5 - Accuracy and Fair Reporting, and Article 6 - Comment, Assumption and Fact, of the Press Code of BiH.

 

11. Mr. ADNAN BURAZEROVIĆ – portal SAFF.BA: Reaction to statements from the article “By Placing the Statue of the Saint Pope, the Catholic Church will turn the Sarajevo Center into its Sanctuary” published on 24.03.2014. The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 2 - Editorial Responsibility, Article 3 - Incitement, Article 4 - Discrimination, Article 5 - Accuracy and Fair Reporting, and Article 6 - Comment, Assumption and Fact, of the Press Code of BiH.

 

12. Ms. KEMIJA HODŽIĆ – portal SAFF.BA: Reaction to statements from the article “The Sarajevo Center became a Public Rostrum from which Bosniaks are called to Christianity” published on 26.05.2014. The Complaints Commission found breach of Article 2 - Editorial Responsibility, Article 3 - Incitement, Article 4 - Discrimination, Article 5 - Accuracy and Fair Reporting, and Article 6 - Comment, Assumption and Fact, of the Press Code of BiH.

 

13. Mr. BOJAN RADONJA – portal SAFF.BA: Reaction to statements from the article “Instructors from Zagreb and Belgrade were Training Bosniaks from Kraina how to become a Faggot”, published on 10.06.2014. The Complaints Commission found breach of General Provisions, Article 2 - Editorial Responsibility, Article 3 - Incitement, Article 4a - Gender Equality and Respect for Individuality, Article 5 - Accuracy and Fair Reporting, and Article 6 - Comment, Assumption and Fact, of the Press Code of BiH.

 

Complaints not upheld because breaches of the Press Code of BiH were not found:

1. Mr. AMIR PILAV - daily “EURO BLIC”: Complaint due to the article “Kremenovic Claims that Pilav is not doing Anything” published on 02.04.2014. The Complaints Commission did not find any breaches of the Press Code of BiH.

 

2. OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERATION OF BIH - daily "DNEVNI AVAZ": Complaint due to the article “Budimir is paying Jaganjac to write a Study on his Protection?!” published on 24.04.2014. The Complaints Commission did not find any breaches of the Press Code of BiH.

 

3. ALEKSANDAR REMETIĆ – portal TUZLALIVE.BA: Complaint due to visitor comments under the article "Retrospective: Are the Elections of the Democratic Front in Tuzla ‘rigged’?” published on 15.05.2014. The Complaints Commission did not find any breaches of the Press Code of BiH.

 

4. Ms. SANJA MANJGO – portal SAFF.BA: Complaint due to the article “We came to Clean the City but they insulted us with the chants ‘Knife, Wire, Srebrenica’” published on 24.05.2014. The Complaints Commission did not find any breaches of the Press Code of BiH.

 

5. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ - daily “DNEVNI AVAZ”: Complaint due to the article “Tens were injured in the collision of Metro Trains” published on 03.05.2014. The Complaints Commission did not find any breaches of the Press Code of BiH.

 

6. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal MOJEVIJESTI.BA: Complaint due to the article “No Visas for BiH Citizens for Albania and Moldova” published on 08.05.2014. The Complaints Commission did not find any breaches of the Press Code of BiH.

 

7. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal TNT.BA: Complaint due to the article “No Visas for BiH Citizens for Albania and Moldova” published on 08.05.2014. The Complaints Commission did not find any breaches of the Press Code of BiH.

 

8. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ - portal KLIX.BA: Complaint due to the article “No Visas for BiH Citizens for Albania and Moldova” published on 08.05.2014. The Complaints Commission did not find any breaches of the Press Code of BiH.

 

Complaints resolved through self-regulation, i.e. through the publication of denial, reactions, corrections or apologies, or by removing comments that contain hate speech incitement or discrimination:

 

1. Mr. ESED KADRIĆ – portal BRCKONAVEZI.COM: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Kadric’s denial was published on the portal brckonavezi.com on 15.06.2014, under the title “SDA Party’s Denial to the Article ‘Brcko Nonsense’ from the Satire Section”.

 

2. Mr. ESED KADRIĆ – portal EBRCKO.NET: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Kadric’s denial was published on the portal ebrcko.net on 13.06.2014, under the title “Kadric: I was not dismissed - It was a Bar Party!”

 

3. Mr. ESED KADRIĆ - portal MOJEVIJESTI.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Kadric’s denial was published on the portal mojevijesti.ba on 13.06.2014 under the title “Kadric Denied being dismissed from the Position of Chair of SDA Brcko”

 

4. Mr. ESED KADRIĆ – portal OTISAK.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Kadric’s denial was published on the portal otisak.ba on 12.06.2014, as part of the article titled “The SDA Executive Board dismissed Ahmet Dervisevic, while Ante Domic’s Apology will be Sought.”

 

5. Mr. GORAN SIMIĆ - daily “OSLOBOĐENJE”: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Simic’s reaction was published in the daily “Oslobodjenje” on 07.06.2014 under the title “Even a Journalist who talks to Sidran is not Good”.

 

6. Mr. DAVOR PAVLIĆ - daily “OSLOBOĐENJE”:  Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Pavlic’s reaction was published in the daily “Oslobodjenje” on 11.06.2014 under the title “We do not Like the Title”.

 

7. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal BLIN.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzic's denial was published on the portal blin.ba on 23.05.2014 under the title “DENIAL OF THE OWNER OF THE BOSS MARKET IN ZAVIDOVICI: I did not sell Humanitarian Aid, you have caused me immeasurable Damage and Suffering!”

 

8. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal BLJESAK.INFO: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzic's denial was published on the portal bljesak.info on 23.05.2014 under the title “The Owner of the Store in Zavidovici is refuting the media and inspectors.”

 

9. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal SODALIVE.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzic's denial was published on the portal sodalive.ba on 22.05.2014 under the title “Asim Hadzic: My Merchandise is not without Origin, I have all the Receipts”.

 

10. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal DEPO.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzic's denial was published on the portal depo.ba on 23.05.2014 under the title “DENIAL OF THE OWNER OF THE BOSS MARKET IN ZAVIDOVICI: I did not sell Humanitarian Aid, you have caused me immeasurable Damage and Suffering!”

 

11. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal DNEVNO.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzic's denial was published on the portal dnevno.ba on 22.05.2014 under the title “Asim Hadzic’s Denial, who is Threatening us due to the Article taken from another Portal.”

 

12. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal CAZIN-DANAS.COM: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzic's denial was published on the portal cazin-danas.com on 22.05.2014 under the title “DENIAL TO THE NEWS: In the Stores in Zavidovici and Zepce, Merchandise, suspected of originating from Humanitarian Aid was confiscated.”

 

13. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzic's denial was published on the portal klix.ba on 23.05.2014 under the title “The Tax Inspection of FBiH between truth and lies: Merchants were not selling Humanitarian Aid Merchandise!”

 

14. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal AVAZ.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzic's denial was published on the portal avaz.ba on 23.05.2014 under the title “Asim Hadzic: I was not Selling Humanitarian Aid Merchandise”

 

15. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal RADIOSARAJEVO.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzic's denial was published on the portal radiosarajevo.ba on 22.05.2014 under the title “Asim Hadzic: My Merchandise is not without Origin, I have all the Receipts”.

 

16. Mr. ASIM HADŽIĆ – portal ZEPCE.COM.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzic's denial was published on the portal zepce.com.ba on 22.05.2014 under the title “Photo: Humanitarian Aid Sales in the Boss Markets is huge Disinformation”

 

17. Mr. ASMIR AVDUKIĆ – portal SPORTLIVE.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Avdukic’s denial was published on the portal sportlive.ba on 19.05.2014 under the title “Avdukic Denies”.

 

18. Mr. ASMIR AVDUKIĆ – portal SPORTLIVE.BA:Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Avdukic’s denial was published on the portal sportlive.ba on 19.05.2014 under the title “Avdukic Denies”.

 

19. Mr. ASMIR AVDUKIĆ – portal SPORTLIVE.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Avdukic’s denial was published on the portal sportlive.ba on 19.05.2014 under the title “Avdukic Denies”.

 

20. ASSOCIATION OF COMPOSERS AND MUSIC CREATORS – magazine “AZRA”: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the reaction of the Association of Composers and Music Creators was published in the magazine “Azra” on 21.05.2014, under the title “AMUS’s Reaction to the Published Interview.”

 

21. ASSOCIATION OF COMPOSERS AND MUSIC CREATORS – magazine “BUM”: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the reaction of the Association of Composers and Music Creators was published in the magazine “Bum” on 11.06.2014, under the title “AMUS Experts are as Brave as Rabbits”.

 

22. ASSOCIATION OF COMPOSERS AND MUSIC CREATORS – magazine “EXPRESS”: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the reaction of the Association of Composers and Music Creators was published in the magazine ”Express” on 15.05.2014, in the article “All Questions were Answered”.

 

23. ASSOCIATION OF COMPOSERS AND MUSIC CREATORS – portal EXPRESSMAMr.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the reaction of the Association of Composers and Music Creators was published on the portal expressmag.ba on 12.05.2014, in the article “We remind about the Scandal at the AMUS assembly: ‘Rabid’ Merlin!”.

 

24. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal HRANKOVIC.EU: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the article was removed from the portal hrankovic.eu.

 

25. ASSOCIATION BH JOURNALISTS - ZENICA JOURNALISTS CLUB – daily “DNEVNI AVAZ”: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Ms. Senka Balorda’s reaction was published in the daily “Dnevni Avaz” on 09.05.2014, as part of the article “Herceg: I have made a Mistake, Balorda hired her Son”. 

 

26. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal FEDERALNA.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the article was removed from the portal federalna.ba.

 

27. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal KAPORTAL.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the article was removed from the portal kaportal.ba

 

28. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal AGENCIJANOVA.COM: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the article was removed from the portal agencijanova.com.

 

29. Mr. ADNAN HADŽIKADIĆ – portal LIVNO-ONLINE.COM: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the article was removed from the portal livno-online.com.

 

30. Mr. ADNAN HADŽIKADIĆ – portal ABCPORTAL.INFO: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzikadic’s denial was published on the portal abcportal.info on 05.06.2014 under the title “Denial: ‘The Croat Pair is being Threatened in Sarajevo, they are making them Evict”.

 

31. Mr. ADNAN HADŽIKADIĆ – portal NAJNOVIJEVIJESTI.COM: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the article was removed from the portal najnovijevijesti.com

 

32. Mr. ADNAN HADŽIKADIĆ – portal HERCEGOVINA.INFO: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the article was removed from the portal hercegovina.info.

 

33. Mr. ADNAN HADŽIKADIĆ – portal POGLED.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Hadzikadic’s denial was published on the portal pogled.ba on 05.06.2014 under the title “The Article ‘The Croat Pair is being Threatened in Sarajevo, they are making them Evict’ contains Lies”

 

34. Mr. ADNAN HADŽIKADIĆ – portal POSKOKINFO.COM: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the article was removed from the portal poskokinfo.com.

 

35. Mr. ADNAN HADŽIKADIĆ – portal VECERNJI.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the article was removed from the portal vecernji.ba.

 

36. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND CULTURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA – magazine “RESPEKT”: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the denial of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska was published in the magazine “Respect!” on 05.05.2014, under the title “Mutabdzija is not lecturing at the Faculty of Philosophy in East Sarajevo.”

 

37. Mr. SAMIR DŽAFIĆ – portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the articles containing hate speech were removed from under the article “Hakan Sukur with Family is Visiting Sarajevo and Mostar”.

 

38. Mr. SAMIR DŽAFIĆ – portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the articles containing hate speech were removed from under the article “Director of BH MAC defended himself with Silence, He was detained for 24 hours”.

 

39. Mr. SAMIR DŽAFIĆ – portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the articles containing hate speech were removed from under the article “Inzko about the Attack against Returnees: I have Faith in the BiH Legislative Institutions”.

 

40. Mr. SAMIR DŽAFIĆ – portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the articles containing hate speech were removed from under the article “Nikolic: It is Serbia’s Duty to Care about the Survival of RS”.

 

41. Mr. LJUBOMIR JOVANDIĆ – daily “OSLOBOĐENJE”: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, Mr. Jovandic’s reaction was published in the daily “Oslobodjenje” on 06.05.2014 under the title “The Truth will not Reduce Serb Crimes”.

 

42. Mr. EDIN ALAĐUZ – portal SARAJEVO365.COM: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the article was removed from the portal sarajevo365.com.

 

43. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the false statements in the article were corrected

 

44. CITIZEN’S COMPLAINT – portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, comments posted by visitor balije smrde were removed from the portal klix.ba.

 

45. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal BUMr.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the comments containing hate speech were removed from the portal bug.ba.

 

46. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal BUMr.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the comments containing hate speech were removed from the portal bug.ba.

 

47. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal RADIOSARAJEVO.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the inappropriate comments were removed.

 

48. - 128. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal NEZAVISNE.COM: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the comments containing hate speech were removed from the portal nezavisne.com.

 

129. - 142. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the comments containing hate speech were removed from the portal klix.ba.

 

143. CITIZEN’S COMPLAINT - portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the comments containing hate speech were removed from the portal klix.ba.

 

144. CITIZEN’S COMPLAINT  - portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the comments containing hate speech were removed from the portal klix.ba.

 

145. CITIZEN’S COMPLAINT  - portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the comments containing hate speech were removed from the portal klix.ba.

 

146. CITIZEN’S COMPLAINT  - portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the comments containing hate speech were removed from the portal klix.ba.

 

147. CITIZEN’S COMPLAINT  - portal KLIX.BA: Upon mediation of the Press Council in BiH, the comments containing hate speech were removed from the portal klix.ba.

 

Complaints outside of the Press Council in BiH’s jurisdiction:

 

1. Ms. ADNA GANIBEGOVIĆ – blog on the portal FRONTAL.BA: The Press Council in BiH is not responsible for complaints regarding contents published on internet blogs.

 

2. Mr. DAMIR ĐUBO - portal FRONTAL.BA: The Press Council in BiH is not responsible for complaints regarding contents published on internet blogs.

 

3. Ms. EMINA MEHIĆ - portal FRONTAL.BA: The Press Council in BiH is not responsible for complaints regarding contents published on internet blogs.

 

4. Mr. ASIM KAMBER - blog ASIMKAMBER.COM: The Press Council in BiH is not responsible for complaints regarding contents published on internet blogs.

 

5. Mr. PERICA ČOVIĆ - TELEVISION TV 1: The Press Council in BiH is not responsible for complaints regarding contents published on electronic media.

 

Complaints not sent on time (Complaints sent after the expiration of the complaints period)

 

1. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal USKOPLJE.NET: Complaint due to the article “Croats, declare yourselves!” published on 30.09.2013. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines. 

 

2. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal USKOPLJE.NET: Complaint due to the article “Results of the training of Census Candidates” published on 21.09.2013. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines. 

 

3. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal USKOPLJE.NET: Complaint due to the article “The Uskoplje Flag was waved in Pakostani” published on 20.11.2012. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines. 

 

4. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal USKOPLJE.NET: Complaint due to the article “New asset of HDZ Tvrtko Krajina, and of HDZ1990 Ivica Mestrovic” published on 11.07.2012. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines. 

 

5. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal TACNO.NET: Complaint due to the article “Refined Face of Croat Nationalism” published on 23.01.2014. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines.

 

6. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal HERCEGBOSNA.ORG: Complaint due to the article “World War Two: The Heart of Darkness (1941 - 1945)” published on 18.12.2009. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines.

 

7. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal HERCEGBOSNA.ORG: Complaint due to the article  “That is our Land, Croats live there” published on 20.02.2010. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines.

 

8. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal HERCEGBOSNA.ORG: Complaint due to the article  “Bosniaks, who are you, what are you… If you’ll pardon me” published on 22.10.2011. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines.

 

9. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal HERCEGBOSNA.ORG: Complaint due to the article  “The Book ‘Causes of War: Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1980 to 1992’ by Ivo Lucic PhD, on the shelves from May 29th in all better Book Stores in the Croat part of BiH” published on 29.05.2013. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines.

 

10. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal HERCEGBOSNA.ORG: Complaint due to the article “Reuf Bajrovic: (‘Bosnian Nazi’) gathered himself and declared himself an Institutions - this time he is called ‘EDI’” published on 04.02.2014. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines.

 

11. Mr. BENJAMIN JUSUFSPAHIĆ – portal HERCEGBOSNA.ORG: Complaint due to the article “Aid to the Innocent Six Croats” published on 27.07.2013. The complaint was sent after the period in which the Press Council in BiH can consider complaints. The period for submitting complaints regarding the coverage of the daily press and online media is one month from the date of publication of an article, while it is two months from the date of publication for magazines.

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