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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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The referendum was annulled by the BiH Constitutional Court, as the Bosniaks pointed out in their request, but Mr.
He was filmed patting eight-year-old Izudin Alic on the head, handing the hungry Bosniak boy a chocolate bar and assuring the people of Srebrenica they would be safe.
Emotions ran high outside the courtroom, with a small skirmish reflecting lingering tensions between Serbs and Bosniaks over the trial and the war.
Many people are already "trained" to speak "Serbian entity" regardless of the fact that it was made by genocide against Bosniaks.
It is important to note that the ICBH and Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims), even though they count among the victims of the most recent war events (1992-1995)--including the total destruction of the region's cultural and religious infrastructure and heritage, ethnic cleansing, systematic raping and genocide--still do not give up calling for the establishment of long-lasting and sustainable peace among BiH's different ethno-religious groups.
Lack of reconciliation in BiH comes despite or perhaps because of a major international effort to ensure justice in the region, he argues, ultimately concluding international justice may bear some blame for the predicament Bosniaks, Serbs, and Croats are in today.
The ICJ registrar revealed the court's decision in a letter sent to Bosnia's tripartite Serb, Croat and Bosniak presidency members after they each declared whether or not they backed the request, which was filed last month.
9 is the date when Bosnian Serbs declared independence from Bosnia in 1992, precipitating the country's devastating war marked by mass killings and persecution of Bosniaks and Croats in the territory they earmarked to become exclusively Serb.
Ahmet Alibasic, an assistant professor in the Islamic Studies Department at the University of Sarajevo, points out that most Bosniaks feel much closer to European values than to the cultures of their fellow believers in other countries.
Various cultural stereotypes which surface consistently in Serbian folklore and humor revolve around Muslims where both Albanians and Bosniaks are represented as stupid, lazy, backward, religiously fanatical, and brutish who occupy menial positions in society (see, e.
The Srebrenica massacre was the genocidal killing, in July 1995, of more than 8,000 Bosniaks, mainly men and boys, in and around the town of Srebrenica during the Bosnian War.