Igor Popović


Igor Popović is a Senior Teaching and Research Assistant at the University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Law (International Law Department). He holds an LL.M. from the University of Belgrade and he is a PhD candidate at the same university. Prior to joining the academia, Igor worked at the banking sector and a law office. He has published on international law and human rights law, especially the European Convention on Human Rights and ECtHR’s case-law.

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A Judgment Leaking from the European Court: The Case of Kovačević v Bosnia and Herzegovina

It was a hot Sunday when Istraga.ba, a Bosnian media outlet, published a sensational piece of news – the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) had upheld the complaint of Slaven Kovačević, the political advisor of Željko Komšić, a member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BaH). The news was subsequently reposted in…

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The EU Ban of RT and Sputnik: Concerns Regarding Freedom of Expression

On 2 March, the EU imposed sanctions against RT and Sputnik (Russian state-owned media outlets) because ‘RT and Sputnik are essential and instrumental in bringing forward and supporting Russia’s aggression against Ukraine’ In this essay, I wish to discuss whether the ban of these outlets in the EU is…

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For Whom the Bell of the European Convention on Human Rights Tolls? The Curious Case of Slovenia v. Croatia

  “This case is unusual, yet important and also familiar”, was the opening statement by Mr. Jeremy McBride (Croatian counsel) at the admissibility hearing before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court or ECtHR) in the case of Slovenia v. Croatia held on June 12. The case is also…

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