Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
NidžaraAhmetašević is an journalist and independent scholar from Sarajevo. Nidžara has a long career as a journalist working for various local, regional and international media on human rights, war crimes, and international affairs. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, Al Jazeera English, The Observer, The Independent on Sunday, the International Justice Tribune, Balkan Insight, etc. For her work she has been awarded with many awards in Bosnia and internationally. In 2013, together with two colleagues, Nidžara established the Open University Sarajevo, a platform for public discussions, social, artistic and political alternatives, and informal education.
2015 - AHDA fellowship, Columbia University, 2014 - Award for the Promotion of Children’s Rights, 2011 - Best Reportage published in 2011 , 2008 - Special Mention for the story “The Last Taboo”
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