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Bosnian Wartime Rape Victims Slam 'Ignorant' Angelina Jolie

AFP November 29, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Bosnian rape victims from the 1990s war slammed Angelina Jolie on Monday for shooting a controversial movie about Bosnia, AFP reports. The Women Vi...

Richard Holbrooke Represented the Worst Side of the Foreign Policy Establishment

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Perhaps more than any other appointment, Holbrooke epitomized the tragedy of Obama's foreign policy: instead of bringing hope and change, he brought in the most notorious figures of the past.

Mr. President, Put Up Your Dukes

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

President Obama, as I know Ted Sorensen told you, words are how a president operates, how a president engages a country. Put up your rhetorical dukes -- we know it's what you're good at when you want to be, and the spirit moves you.

Richard Holbrooke: America's "Diplomatic Life-Saver"

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Richard Holbrooke never walked away from a global hot spot which defied easy solution -- he thrived on the hard, gritty diplomatic challenges that, to put it bluntly, either led to war or peace.

Bosnian Official REVOKES Angelina Jolie's Filming Permit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A Bosnian minister has thrown a wrench in Angelina Jolie's directorial debut by revoking a permit for the actress to shoot in Sarajevo after a paperwo...

Bosnians vote in general elections but reconciliation slow in a nation still divided

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Bosnia, Home News

More than three million voters went to the polls yesterday in general elections in Bosnia, which are likely to keep up the deep ethnic divisions and b...

Polls close in Bosnia election

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Bosnia, Home News

Voting for shared presidency and assemblies ends as country looks to move beyond past conflict and ethnic divisions....

Smoke, but No Fire: Bosnian Activist Group 'Women Victims of War' Attacks Angelina Jolie Over Made-up Concerns Regarding Her New Film

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Scott Mendelson

To attack someone who has been an advocate for refugees because of fabricated concerns about sympathetic treatment of rapists in a film they haven't seen, from a script they haven't read, is absurd and counterproductive.

Bosnia polls set to entrench splits

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Bosnia, Home News

Political stalemate likely to continue as voters are expected to cast their ballots largely along ethnic lines....

Bosnia prepares for crucial poll

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Bosnia, Home News

Entrenched ethnic divisions could deepen as voters head to the polls after campaign dominated by nationalist rhetoric....

Srebrenica Genocide Suspect ARRESTED

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dragan Crnogorac, a man accused of taking part in the worst mass killing in Europe since the Holocaust, has been arrested by Bosnian police, says the ...

Failing the Victims of Genocide in the Balkans... Again

Seema Jilani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Seema Jilani

The volatile Balkan region will implode once again unless we uphold justice. When did we disintegrate into a depraved society that places trade agreements above punishing ethnic cleansing?

An Interview with Karen Sherman of Women for Women International

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

Last fall, our work in the Democratic Republic of Congo was highlighted on Oprah, and we grew from approximately 28,000 women being served to nearly 45,000 women in our programs.

Astoria Characters: The Super-Human Handyman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Sead Cerovic, aka Cera the Bull, is a big guy. His 6-foot-2 frame stands on 240 pounds of monumental muscle.

Angelina Jolie Set To Write & Direct Bosnian War Film

MTV Movie News | Jocelyn Vena (@Jocelyn1212) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie is taking her act behind the scenes for her latest project. Jolie will write, produce and direct a film set during the Bosnian War in t...

Bosnia & Herzegovina, That Unreal Place

Richard Bangs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Richard Bangs

2010-10-18-Screenshot20101018at11.23.20AM.pngAn almost unreal place, Bosnia is one that evokes provocative memories.

Electing an Independent Bosnia: The High Representative Must Go

Elmira Bayrasli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Read More: Bosnia, World News
Elmira Bayrasli

Bosnia holds elections on Sunday. Bloodshed is not something Bosnians want. If the High Representative was meant to deliver progress to Bosnia, it is high time he is allowed to step aside and let Bosnia become truly independent.

Girl In Infamous Puppy Throwing Video Found By Police

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Police in Bosnia say they believe they have located a young woman shown in a video throwing puppies into a river. ...

Video Of Girl Throwing Puppies In River Sparks Outrage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Disturbing footage of a young woman apparently hurling puppies into a river has sparked outrage on the Internet among animal lovers and activists. ...

What's Inside YOUR Shoebox? Facing History...and Ourselves.

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Alderman

When all is said and done, the Facing History concept is quite simple: explore historical injustices to teach tolerance, understanding and participation.

Ejup Ganic Case Distracts World From Real War Crimes

Diana Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diana Jenkins

The politically motivated allegations against Dr. Ganic represent a broader campaign by ultra-nationalist groups within Serbia to excuse, explain and outright deny Bosnian genocide. It was for this reason I posted his $300,000 bail.

Two Genocides and the Perpetrators Remain Free

John Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Heffernan

Srebrenica and Darfur. Both genocides, each carried out in very different ways and each orchestrated by notorious thugs who remain free.

Civil War or Genocide? Ask the Mothers of Srebrenica

Diana Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diana Jenkins

Civil War or Aggression? Civil War or Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide? What's the defining difference? How can I possibly answer that question without...

Remembering Srebrenica & Our Responsibility to do More

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark V. Vlasic

Fifteen years ago today, thousands of Muslims were being slaughtered in Europe. Some were killed opportunistically, but most were killed in a full-sc...

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt In Bosnia (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie took a break from Venice and work to visit Bosnian refugees this week, and now there are photos. UNHCR goodwill ambass...