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Bosnia

a region of central Bosnia-Herzegovina: belonged to Turkey (1463--1878), to Austria-Hungary (1879--1918), then to Yugoslavia (1918--91)
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Another man, himself a Serb who had stayed in Sarajevo during the Serbian siege, voiced a similar opinion and, at the same time, a grievance: the "four walls" of his house were not sufficient to generate a home-like feeling; like the Bosniac participant, he asserted that, in order to (re)integrate, one must feel at home in "the wider area," but the streets and neighbourhoods, now replete with the names of Bosniac historical heroes, are not conducive to such a feeling among the city's Serbian population.
Where this lingering bitterness sought targets, they were easy to find: About 40 percent of the Bosnian population are Bosniacs (Muslims), descended from a largely heretic Christian population whose relative openness to Islam allowed it to take root in BiH, (In Serbia and Croatia the Orthodox and Catholic church organizations remained more influential.
With peace, and within the context of the Dayton arrangements, these separate fiscal systems and currency regimes were to be terminated, the Croat and Bosniac systems merged with the new Federation structures, and the fiscal arrangements agreed at Dayton to be put in their place.
Reports such as ITN's fr om the concentration camps of Omarska and Trnopolje became iconic of the suffering of the people of Bosnia--images of starved Bosniac men staring out at the camera from behind barbed wire resonated with representations of the Holocaust.
The Canadian area of responsibility (AOR) corresponds to two Bosnia canton areas (cantons one and ten) in the country's northwest, an area about the size of Nova Scotia currently populated by Bosniac and Croat majorities.
The prewar population of 112,470 was 44 percent Bosniac (Muslim) and 42.
Despite moderate resistance, the mission was completed within moments, and with full respect for our "even handedness;" he had knocked over two Serb, two Croat and two Bosniac checkpoints.
125) The essential feature of these three bodies is that they contain an equal number of Bosniac (Muslim), Serbian, and Croatian members.
Everything is apportioned in thirds - one part Serbian, one part Bosniac,(8) and one part Croatian.
But I still recall my sense of unease when visiting Mostar, a divided city in Bosnia--Herzegovina, where many hundreds if not thousands of Bosniac Muslims had been killed.
There is a commitment to human rights and "fundamental freedoms," to "nondiscrimination" with regard to members of ethno-religious communities, to a bicameral parliament, to a three-in-one presidency consisting of elected members--one Bosniac (Muslim), one Croat, and one Serb.
negotiators exerted pressure on the Bosniac leaders to accept an agreement.