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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Bosnian Muslims again battle St. Louis County over proposed mosque

A congregation of Bosnian Muslims that fought St. Louis County leaders over zoning issues six years ago is again battling county officials who have revoked the group’s tax-exempt status. [...]

April 29, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

2012 Human Rights Report on BiH Issued

On April 19, 2013, U.S. Secretary of State, John F. Kerry released the 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices and in the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), the report highlighted that government corruption remained one of the country’s most serious [...]

April 26, 2013 Advocacy

President Obama Cuts Foreign Aid to BiH

On April 10, 2013, the Obama Administration released its budget proposal for the FY 2014. The proposed budget allocation for Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) for FY 2014 is $27.7 million dollars, a 32.2 percent decrease from FY 2013. [...]

April 26, 2013 Advocacy

Bosnian Heritage Day at the ball park

The St. Louis Cardinals would like to invite the Bosnian community and Cardinal Nation to celebrate Bosnian Heritage Day at Busch Stadium on Sunday, May 12. Tickets are just $19 in the Right and Left Field Loge and include a [...]

April 25, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, Community Events

Interfaith event brings call for harmony

More than 100 St. Louis-area Christians, Muslims, Jews and people of other faiths gathered Wednesday night to make sense of the atrocities of the Boston Marathon. They came to grieve for the people of Boston and the victims of the [...]

April 25, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Niagara Foundation honors ‘international dialogue and peace heroes’

Last Thursday, the Niagara Foundation celebrated what Executive Director Ali Durhan called “international dialogue and peace heroes,” but it was more than a feel-good awards event. It was also a spirited affirmation of the positive role that immigrants play in [...]

April 24, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Bosnian Army Day in St. Louis

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April 22, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, Video

St. Louis Muslims Thoughts On Bombing Suspects

The country has been griped all week by the events surrounding the bombings at the Boston Marathon this past Monday; a week full of surprises in the case and its investigation.  Thursday late night the two suspects identified by the [...]

April 20, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, Uncategorized, Video

Twenty Years Of Bosnian Identity In St. Louis And In The Homeland

About 60,000 Bosnians live in St. Louis.  That’s estimated to be more Bosnians per capita than anywhere else in the world outside of Bosnia. [...]

April 11, 2013 Audio, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

‘Being Bosnian’ explores impact of genocide on a new generation

In 1993, the first Bosnian refugees from the genocidal war in Bosnia Herzegovina arrived in St. Louis. Since then, the Bosnian population here has grown to an estimated 60,000. Now, 20 years later, a different set of challenges faces a [...]

April 9, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News