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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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For example, Croats from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia fled to Croatia, Serbs from Croatia fled to Serbia or to Serbian-dominated areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Bosniacs relocated to Bosniac-dominated areas within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In the Green Howards' area Bosniacs predominate in two out of three cantons and Croats in the third.
Bosnia end Hercegovina, worried about being swallowed up or partitioned by Serbia, also held a referendum (boycotted by the Bosnian Serbs); 65 percent of resident Bosniacs and Croats voted for independence.
Republika Srpska is a largely mono-ethnic entity as a result of the war (though some Croats and Bosniacs remain, and about 10 percent of the Republika Srpska is non-Serb), as Bosniacs living in that area before the war were driven out and as Serbs formerly living in what became the Federation fled and concentrated themselves in the Republika Srpska following the war.
Para este plan, ver tambien Smail Cekic: The Agression on Bosnia and Genocide against bosniacs 1991-1993, Instituto para las investigaciones de crimenes contra la humanidad y el derecho internacional, Sarajevo, 1995, p.
The town of Velika Kladusa by Camp Black Bear is populated primarily by Muslims, also known as Bosniacs, and shows signs of ongoing reconstruction.
During the war the Serbs fled after attacks by both Croats and Bosniacs, destroying their own homes as they left.
The second message was to the Serbs (and to the Bosniacs and Croats as well) and that was the value we place on the lives of our people.
Thus, Orthodox Serbs have fought Muslim Bosniacs and Kosovars and Catholic Croats, Orthodox Russians have fought Muslim Chechnyans, Orthodox Georgians have fought Muslim Abkhazians, and eastern Christian Armenians have fought Muslim Azeris.
The Bosnian Muslim called themselves Bosniacs to emphasize their alleged non-ethnic, non-religious character.
39) There will be two Croats, two Bosniacs, and two Serbs, each appointed by their own governments,(40) and eight outside members, appointed by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, the Strasbourg organization.