Investigations


January 13, 2011

Indebted station that flew banner for freedom under Milosevic faces big changes in staffing – but founders say news shows’ editorial independence will be preserved.

January 13, 2011

BIRN in Kosovo reveals a capital scandal: how the city ended up with a fire engine too dangerous to use – and for which it paid vastly over the odds.

November 1, 2010

A powerful alliance of Orthodox clergy, judicial officials and politicians may have succeeded in shielding clerical child abusers from justice.

October 6, 2010

Critics say the government’s new tax stamp scheme – aimed at clamping down on contraband cigarettes and alcohol – is both expensive and probably ineffective.

September 28, 2010

Time stands still for residents of mental health facilities where degrading treatment is the norm, promised reforms never materialise and getting out is nearly impossible.

July 27, 2010

Third official campaign to suppress cash-only economy by forcing companies to use registers looks like running into sand again – drawing complaints that the machines don’t work and claims of conflicts of interest.

April 14, 2010

Balkan Insight investigates the world of Albanian illegal migrants seeking a better life in Greece, who aren’t put off by tougher controls of the frontier.

January 14, 2010

Investigation sheds light on corrupt practice of doctors referring patients to their own clinics for treatment, emergency centres left unstaffed, broken equipment and unequal deployment of specialists.