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  • Bosnian politicians mull ending constitutional discrimination of Jews, Roma

    July 16, 2012 | 10:15 am

    Politicians from Bosnia and Herzegovina discussed changing the country’s constitution to end discrimination against Jews and other minorities.

    The politicians met on July 13 but did not come up with a concrete plan. Two days earlier, an Irish minister had urged Bosnia’s government...

  • All in

    By Rob Eshman

    April 4, 2012 | 11:19 am

    Two years ago, before our very eyes, a liberation movement of great courage and hope began to unfold halfway around the world. Blood ran like water in the streets of distant capitals, and still people fought, flesh against tanks, citizens against infantry, poets against police.

    How...

  • Despite UNESCO victory, Palestinian statehood push running aground

    November 7, 2011 | 5:17 pm

    They may have scored a victory at UNESCO, but the Palestinians are running into new obstacles on their push for statehood recognition at the United Nations.

    The effort to pursue the issue at the U.N. Security Council has encountered a stumbling block in Bosnia, where the country’s...

  • Israel to extradite alleged Bosnian war criminal

    August 1, 2011 | 10:48 am

    A Bosnian Serb with Israeli citizenship can be extradited to Bosnia to stand trial on charges of genocide, a Jerusalem court ruled.

    Aleksandar Cvetkovic, who is married to an Israeli woman, will be extradited to a court in Sarajevo in the next 60 days following Monday’s ruling by...

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  • Bosnia genocide unrolls in scroll of shame

    August 6, 2008 | 11:31 pm

    Radovan Karadzic has been arrested. He faces charges of genocide and crimes against humanity before the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague. It's an occasion to recall the genocide in Bosnia and the shame of those who did not prevent it.

    When Yugoslavia...

  • Passover Refugees

    By Michael J

    April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    It was March 31, the first night of Passover, and his native Yugoslavia was again convulsed by war.

    So it was fitting, perhaps, that young Ismael chose melodies from the repertoire of the old Sephardic rabbis of Bosnia and Kosovo while leading his first seder.

    In Bosnia, during the...

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