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Sarajevo Lights Up As It Celebrates Ramadan

The beginning of Ramadan was made official with a traditional cannon shot from Sarajevo's Yellow Fortress on March 22. Mosques and minarets all over the historic city were lit up in festive colors as the first Tarawih prayer was offered.

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RFE/RL's Balkan Service

In 2019, RFE/RL's Balkan Service marked 25 years of reporting in one of the world’s most contested regions, championing professionalism and moderation in a media landscape that is sharply divided along ethnic and partisan lines.

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Mahir Sijamija

Mahir Sijamija is an editor for RFE/RL's Balkan Service based in Sarajevo.