Željko Kopanja

Journalist, Person

1954 –

90

Who is Željko Kopanja?

Željko Kopanja is a Bosnian Serb newspaper editor and director of the newspaper Nezavisne Novine. The Christian Science Monitor described him as an equal critic of all parties without regard to ethnicity and "probably the most feared journalist in Bosnia and Herzegovina."

In October 1999, he lost both legs in a car bomb attack in apparent retaliation for his reporting on war crimes by Bosnian Serbs.

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Born
Oct 21, 1954
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Also known as
  • Zeljko Kopanja
Nationality
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
Profession
Lived in
  • Republika Srpska
  • Banja Luka

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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