Coen van de Ven

Coen van de Ven is a political journalist covering a variety of topics; from the aftermath of the Yugoslav Wars to the refugee crisis in Greece and the increased tensions between Russia and Western Europe. Coen is always there where politics influences daily life. Always with a pen, sometimes with a camera.


Who votes for Geert Wilders?

And has the far-right politician managed to steer the country in his own nationalist direction without being in power?


Srebrenica: Playing football on the ruins of genocide

Where more than 8,000 men were killed, a new generation is trying to overcome the past on the local football pitch.

War & Conflict

Vukovar: Still divided by war

The war between Croatia and Serbia may be over but in one town a new generation has inherited the divisions of the past.