Republika Srpska’s nationalist President Milorad Dodik prosecuted

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The President of the Republika Srpska entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik talks during a press conference of the FPOE concerning the relationship between Austria and Republika Srpska in Vienna, Austria, 21 September 2015.

The secessionist push in RS continues

Republika Srpska’s nationalist President Milorad Dodik is being prosecuted for organizing an illegal referendum on Sunday, September 25.

Dodik went ahead with holding a referendum on whether or not the country should keep January 9 as a bank holiday. A Bosnian Court argued that the choice of the specific “national” holiday discriminated against Bosniak (Muslim) and Croat (Catholic) citizens.

On Monday, prosecutors called Dodik for questioning. The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection...

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