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Bosnian Genocide

Coffee with the Souls of Srebrenica

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.09.2016 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Photo: Sanjin Avdičević, - Sto Te Nema? monument,Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto, July 11, 2014 For most, the Srebrenica Genocide has become a footno...

An Insult to Florence Hartmann -- And to International Justice

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.30.2016 | Home
Bernard-Henri Lévy

I want to express my anger at the shameful images that have circulated widely on the Web (though for once not widely enough) of a manhandled journalist, her glasses ripped off, dragged away by police, veritably kidnapped, and stashed in a jail that in principle is reserved for the dregs of humanity.

As a Child Who Grew Up in Wartime Sarajevo, I Won't Atone for Karadzic's Sins

Jana Jevtic | Posted 03.26.2017 | Home
Jana Jevtic

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- The idea of atoning for crimes that Karadzic was found guilty of sends shivers down my spine and makes me feel as alienated as I had felt some 20 years ago -- as a child born of mixed marriage growing up in wartime Sarajevo.

Justice Unattainable in Karadzic Verdict

Merima Trako | Posted 03.25.2017 | Home
Merima Trako

Justice does not exist. This thought has been bugging me today. It has been swimming in my head ever since I read the news about the conviction of Rad...

Former Bosnian Serb Leader Karadzic Guilty Of Srebrenica Genocide

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home

THE HAGUE, March 24 (Reuters) - Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was sentenced to 40 years in jail by U.N judges who found him found guilty...

Bosnia to US, From Refugees to Great Americans

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.03.2016 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Early July still brings a bittersweet week for Bosnian-Americans. They are reminded by the Srebrenica genocide commemoration why so many had to flee Bosnia and Herzegovina and why they/we are so fortunate to have been welcomed in America.

What Europe Should Learn From Bosnia

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 06.30.2015 | Home
Akbar Ahmed

Europe today is witnessing a major crisis concerning its Muslim communities, one which is already beginning to reveal its troubling global implications. Bosnians have lessons for our troubled world.

Does the UN See US "Institutionalized Discrimination" in the Wake of Ferguson?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.25.2015 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The Ferguson grand jury decision not to criminally prosecute a police officer in the shooting of an unarmed young black man has reached the Geneva HQ of the UN Office of Human Rights Chief Prince Zeid, but the consequences will be felt globally and probably with indefinite impact.

Growing up a "Patriot"?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 10.15.2014 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Let me thank my classmates, teachers, and Valley Forge for having educated me to be still that Patriot even as America and the globe around us changes.

Will Zionism and Hamas Ideology Be Criminalized?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 10.08.2014 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Joining the International Criminal Court (ICC) remains one of few options for the "State of Palestine," but it's one with profound implications for Zionism and Hamas.

In Defense of Samantha Power

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Those of us who admire all that Samantha Power has already accomplished in the human rights arena and believe her to be an inspired choice as UN ambassador must speak out on her behalf.

Time In The Wilderness: Remembering The Armenians

Rev. Michelle L. Torigian | Posted 06.24.2013 | Religion
Rev. Michelle L. Torigian

To those who have survived traumas and those of us who love them, let us strive to keep stories alive. Let us make sure that our fellow Armenians and fellow humans never find this wilderness again.

Soldiers Get 142 Years For Srebrenica Massacre

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2012 | Home

SARAJEVO, June 15 (Reuters) - Four former Bosnian Serb soldiers were jailed for a total of 142 years on Friday for their roles in the mass execution...

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

Seema Jilani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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?