The death of David Dragicevic has brought together different ethnic groups in Bosnia & Herzegovina. Under the slogan "Justice for David" tens of thousands have been demonstrating for months, demanding an investigation and criticizing the government.
Protesters led by an aggrieved father took to the streets to demand resignations from top police officials in Bosnia's Serb entity. The father accuses the police of covering up the murder of his son, David Dragicevic.
Police in Bosnia's Serb entity were looking for Davor Dragicevic, a protest leader who claims his son was tortured and killed by police officers. A lawmaker was arrested at a candle-lighting ceremony in a churchyard.
The EU has offered Kosovo and Serbia the prospect of membership if they resolve their differences. A land swap may look like an easy fix, but it will only cause more problems, writes ex-Balkans mediator James W. Pardew.
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