Centar za istraživačko novinarstvo (CIN)


CIN nominated for the European Press Prize

European Press Prize Nominee
The story “Vote-selling network exposed by CIN reporters” was nominated for the European Press Prize for investigative reporting“.

Senaid Begić sentenced to two and a half years in prison

Former director of the Health Insurance Institute of Zenica-Doboj Canton and deputy in the Parliament of FBiH Senaid Begić
The former director of the Zenica-Doboj Health Insurance Institute and deputy in the FBiH Parliament was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for abuse of office and authority, fraud, and embezzlement in office.

A Step Towards Ban on SHPPs Construction

In order to completely ban the construction of small hydropower plants in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), the FBiH Parliament supported the halt in issuing energy permits for the existing plants.

New data in CIN’s database of sanctions against judges and prosecutors

DIsciplinske kazne protiv sudija i tužilaca
The database “Disciplinary sanctions against Judges and Prosecutors” contains data on 184 disciplinary decisions rendered over the last eleven years sanctioning misconduct in the workplace by judges, prosecutors, and professional associates.

Commuting a prison sentence into a fine again possible in Republika...

Iustitia, the Goddess of Justice
Convicted persons from this Entity are again allowed to commute their prison sentence into a fine after this provision was eliminated from the Law in mid-2017.

Charges Brought Against Vote-traders

Evidence found by the Brčko District Police during the search of Pengić and Saletović’s apartments (Photo: Brčko District Police)
Brčko District Prosecutor’s Office brought charges against vote-traders exposed by CIN journalists on the eve of the 2020 Local Elections.

Lager’s faulty goods

Lager’s faulty goods
Justice institutions are investigating the operations of the company Lager from Posušje due to deals worth around four million BAM. The company has been suspected of delivering altered machines to customers instead of new ones.

Stockpiling concessions

Stockpiling concessions
By favoring of authorities, the company Lager from Posušje was awarded concessions for the exploitation of natural resources in BiH, but it does not fully honor its obligations and it owes concession fees.

Sead Žilo soon in court

The director of “Windsor group”, Sead Žilo, accused of a BAM 153,000 worth of fraud.

The state and the canton paying compensation for Judge Fazlagić

The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina has rendered a first instance verdict, ordering the payment of damages caused by the illegal deeding of property by a former judge of the Sarajevo Municipal Court.

Dragan Čović punished for conflict-of-interest violation

The Commission deciding on conflict of interest punished Dragan Čović, the president of the HDZBiH, with a 10 percent salary reduction for one month, and Nenad Nešić, the president of the DNS, with a 10 percent salary reduction for six months.

Construction Works In Bjelašnica Under The Spotlight

The Anticorruption and Quality Control Office of the Sarajevo Canton found the Municipality of Trnovo to have made omissions in the planning and construction in Bjelašnica.