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With largest world refugee crisis since WWII, how are St. Louis refugee resettlement efforts going?

Tuesday marks World Refugee Day, a designation made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The number of refugees and displaced persons in the world is higher than it has ever been since World War II, with some 65.5 [...]

June 21, 2017 Audio, Multimedia

St. Louis Bosnians react to conviction of Radovan Karadzic

The European war crimes trial that’s been called “the largest since Nuremburg” ended Thursday, bringing uneasy relief to the St. Louis Bosnian community. Former Serbian leader Radovan Karadzic was convicted of war crimes, crimes against humanity and one count of [...]

March 24, 2016 Audio, News

St. Louis Works to Welcome Refugees

In the 1990s, St. Louis, Missouri became a hub for Bosnians, as refugees escaped from war and genocide in their home country. There are now 50,000 Bosnians living in the region, the largest Bosnian community outside of the country itself. [...]

October 9, 2015 Audio, News

Bosnians Remember When Their City Became ‘One Big Concentration Camp’

It has been 20 years since the massacre at Srebrenica, Bosnia, when some 8,000 Bosnian men and boys died or went missing. Bosnian-Americans now living in Missouri can’t escape the memories. [...]

July 13, 2015 Audio

‘Unfortunately help always comes a little too late:’ St. Louis Bosnians remember Srebrenica massacre

Elvir Ahmetovic, 33, is a teacher in the St. Louis public school system. Twenty years ago, he was a child living through an event that has been called the largest civilian slaughter on European soil since the holocaust. [...]

July 10, 2015 Audio, Stories

Bosnians in St. Louis struggle over identity, provide lesson on ‘tragic optimism’

For young Bosnians in St. Louis, trying to make sense of their identity can be a complex task. [...]

April 16, 2015 Audio, Bosnians in St. Louis

Bosnian Community In Shock After Attack Called Hate Crime

The FBI is investigating possible hate crimes in St. Louis after a woman was assaulted last week by three teens near Bevo Mill allegedly because she is Bosnian. [...]

December 10, 2014 Audio, Bosnians in St. Louis

Ron Klutho on KMOX

Bosnians in the Bevo neighborhood are shaken by a couple of violent attacks — including the hammer beating death of a 26-year-old Bosnian man last weekend. Ron Klutho has worked for more than two decades to help the Bosnians get [...]

December 8, 2014 Audio, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Even if they lose, Bosnia-Herzegovina’s national team has already won

Bosnia-Herzegovina will play its first World Cup match versus Argentina this Sunday and Akif Cogo will be watching and cheering in St. Louis alongside tens of thousands of fellow Bosnians. [...]

June 13, 2014 Audio, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

In Writing His Memoir, Bosnian War Survivor Found Perspective

Kenan Trebinčević was 11 years old when the Bosnian War arrived in his hometown of Brcko on May 1, 1992. He remembers going to buy bread at the store and being told by a neighbor not to come back because [...]

February 26, 2014 Audio, Community Events, Events, News