Senad Pecanin

born 1966 in Bijelo Polje, Montenegro; works as a lawyer in Sarajevo. Prior to switching to law, Pecanin founded the Bosnian-Herzegovinian news magazine Dani, of which he was the long-standing editor-in-chief. He has been awarded the Olof Palme Prize (1998) and is also one of the founders of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Bosnia and


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Bosnia in Ukraine

Or, how to break the devil's leg

Firstly, you have to talk to your enemy even in the middle of a war, writes Senad Pecanin. Secondly, that dialogue will not be at all easy or pleasant; and thirdly, it is worth trying, since when it does take place, it is almost certain to yield useful results.