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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fontbonne University Public Symposium Examines Bosnian Identity

ST. LOUIS – Twenty-one years — a generation — after the start of the genocidal war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, a public symposium held at Fontbonne University will examine the idea of “Being Bosnian: Identities after the War.” The symposium will be hosted by the Bosnia [...]

March 27, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

ACBH Remembers Anthony Lewis

Anthony Lewis, a Pulitzer prize winning reporter, author, and intellectual passed away on March 25, 2013, just two days shy of his 86th birthday from renal and heart failure in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mr. Lewis was born on March 27, 1927 in [...]

March 26, 2013 Advocacy

Memory, Truth and Reconciliation: The Bosnia Memory Project

The ringing phone started Amir Karadzic awake. It was after 2 a.m., and he fumbled for the phone nervously in the dark, trying not to wake his wife and 5-year-old son, who were sleeping in the living room with him. [...]

March 25, 2013 Stories

Missouri House of Representatives Passed Resolution on the Genocide in Srebrenica and Prijedor

After coordinated efforts of Bosniak Associations, Missouri House of Representatives has unanimously adopted a resolution on the genocide in Prijedor and Srebrenica. Bosniak Associations would like to extend special thanks to the State Representative Vicky Englundun and senator Scott Sifton [...]

March 25, 2013 Advocacy

St. Louis Invokes Lazarus for Immigrants With Dire Stakes

Ibrahim Vajzovic sits behind a large wooden desk at First Bosnian Insurance Agency, the company he started in St. Louis eight years ago, and talks about the values of education and hard work. It’s one of three businesses he owns, in addition [...]

March 20, 2013 News

Support for the “Prvi Mart” initiative

Political and social situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina is worrying. Divisive policies, nationalism, selfishness and promotion of personal interests are running the country deeper into a state of constant political crises, social injustice and economic collapse. Since politicians in Bosnia [...]

March 18, 2013 Advocacy

Interfaith Partnership and Clergy Coalition Leadership meet with religious leaders from Kazakhstan

IP’s newest President of the Board of Directors, Imam Muhamed Hasic, and the Rev. Earl Strauther from the Clergy Coalition met with four religious leaders from the Republic of Kazakhstan on March 8, 2013. The meeting was held at the [...]

March 18, 2013 News

Bosniaks in USA Warning About Vuk Jeremic’s “Bad Intentions”

In the open letter to the permanent representative of USA in the United Nations council, ambassador Susan Rice, representatives of Bosniaks in North America are expressing their worries about “bad intentions” of Vuk Jeremic. Letters is copied in full bellow.  [...]

March 9, 2013 Advocacy

FOCUS St. Louis to Honor Bosnia Memory Project

The Bosnia Memory Project at Fontbonne University, dedicated to establishing an enduring record of Bosnian genocide survivors, will be honored Thursday, May 9, as a FOCUS St. Louis What’s Right with the Region!awardee in the category “Improving Racial Equality & Social Justice.”  [...]

March 9, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Life Prolonged Thanks To Efforts Of Gotsch School Custodians

Three Gotsch Intermediate School employees who went above and beyond the call of duty were recently recognized at a ceremony at the school. [...]

March 8, 2013 Stories