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Bosnian War

The WARM Foundation: Telling the Story of Modern War

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 09.03.2013 | Impact
K.J. Wetherholt

Rémy Ourdan in Sarajevo (2012), Courtesy of Ourdan and the WARM Foundation "I think WARM is a great vehicle for tomorrow built on honoring and un...

'Justice Is Slow But Reachable': Commemoration Held Near UN in Honor of Srebrenica Genocide Victims

Jared Feldschreiber | Posted 09.24.2013 | World
Jared Feldschreiber

The Srebrenica genocide was a dark chapter in an already nasty Balkan conflict. One group committed ethnic cleansing against another, as a largely passive international community helplessly, and needlessly, watched it from the sidelines.

Whitewashing Genocide

Diana Jenkins | Posted 06.20.2013 | World
Diana Jenkins

The United Nations, which is supposed to represent the best of our collective aspirations for justice and human rights, yesterday represented the worst.

Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 03.18.2013 | Books

The Book of My Lives by Aleksandar Hemon Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, $25.00 Published on March 19th What is it about? Novelist Aleksandar Hemon g...

Sundance Wrap-up: Magic, Magic, Circles and Everything I Missed

John Lopez | Posted 03.27.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

As Sundance heads into its mythic second weekend -- of which many have heard but few dare endure -- all trappings of mainstream movie civilization fall away: plot resolution, reliable narrators, temporal continuity.

Silence on Rape Is the Biggest Obstacle to Prevention

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 01.06.2013 | World
Marianne Mollmann

If part of the reason rape happens is because we allow it to, that means that to issue a guarantee that rape will stop, we have to change. And that kind of fundamental change is incredibly hard.

Sarajevo, 1992-2012: What Future For A Broken Society?

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 05.30.2012 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

A society that once stood for peace and mutual respect is, for now, free of ongoing collective violence, but has also been shorn of its legacy of intercommunal cooperation. What progress has been made for the ordinary people of Bosnia-Herzegovina?

Bosnian War Veteran Rows Across Atlantic, Raises Money For Other Vets

Hamilton-Wenham Patch | Posted 04.25.2012 | Impact

Rowing a boat gently down a stream, merrily, merrily merrily, makes life seem but a dream. But what about rowing a boat hard across the sea? It’s a ...

For the Women of Bosnia, War Was Not the End

Andrée Simon | Posted 06.05.2012 | Impact
Andrée Simon

Bosnia changed the perception of what it means to be a woman in war forever. For the first time, women became targets of war, as close to 50,000 women were raped during the conflict.

I Was Born in the Land of Blood and Honey

Diana Jenkins | Posted 03.29.2012 | Home
Diana Jenkins

For me the pain is still very real. I can't just watch this film, step out of the movie theater, and resume a normal life. That's not a luxury I have. War changes people and leaves a mark on the soul. Angelina's movie tries to capture that change.

Youyoung Lee

Angelina Jolie: 'In The Land Of Blood And Honey' Inspired Great Fear, Great Emotion

HuffingtonPost.com | Youyoung Lee | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie wasn't always an expert on the Bosnian War. That's one reason she wanted to make a movie about it. "I was very confused as to what were...

Movie review: In the Land of Blood and Honey

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.21.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You would think that, after World War II, Europe had seen all of the genocide it could stomach for a century or so. But, no, here came the Serbs in th...

'I Came To Testify' Part 1: Behind the Scenes with Pamela Hogan

Deborah Stambler | Posted 12.09.2011 | Women
Deborah Stambler

Changing history meant retelling and reliving the horror they had been through and as Hogan relates, it almost didn't happen.

Hollywood, Sex Trafficking and the United Nations

Kelly Moore | Posted 11.06.2011 | World
Kelly Moore

UN personnel must be held accountable for violations of the law and administrative cover-ups of misdeeds. It should not take a Hollywood film to shame the UN Secretariat and member states into remedying this disgraceful situation.

Single Mother Accused Of Bosnian War Crimes Held Without Bail In Oregon

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters/Dan Cook) - A single mother accused of committing war crimes in the Balkans was ordered held without bond on Friday to await...

President Clinton Reflects on the Bosnian War and Announces the First Clinton Global Initiative Commitment of 2011

Lauren Yanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lauren Yanks

This Wednesday, February 9, I attended an event hosted by President Clinton titled, "America at a Crossroads: The Dayton Accords and the Beginning of ...

Serbia Condemns Srebrenica Massacre Of 8,000 Muslim Men And Boys

Times Online | David Charter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Serbia was poised tonight to turn decisively towards a future in the European Union as its MPs debated a landmark declaration condemning the massacre ...

Radovan Karadzic, Former Bosnian-Serb Leader, Heard Discussing Massacre In Phone Tap Evidence

Times Online | David Charter in the Hague | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sensational new wireteap evidence of Radovan Karadzic discussing the mass slaughter of 300,000 Muslims was unveiled today at the genocide trial of the...

Bosnia: Tensions Rising 14 Years After War Ends

The Washington Post | Craig Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia -- Fourteen years after the United States and NATO intervened to stop war and ethnic cleansing in Bosnia, the old divisions and hatre...

World In Photos, June 18, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

At the Crossroads of Politics and Art, Jenny Holzer is Waiting

Victoria Lautman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

The exhibition Jenny Holzer: PROTECT PROTECT at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art is timely indeed. Not to mention alarming. Even sickening.