Monday, January 22, 2018
St. Louis Bosnians

Remembering the Bosnian genocide

Many of the estimated 50,000 Bosnians living in St. Louis are survivors of the Serb-run concentration camps around the city of Prijedor.

Their stories are part of a new exhibit opening Sunday at the St. Louis Holocaust Museum. In 1992, reporter Ed Vulliamy of The Guardian newspaper first told the story of the atrocities at those camps. He’s giving the exhibit’s opening address on Sunday.

Vulliamy tells KWMU’s Matt Sepic that Prijedor was where the worst of the violence began.

About The Author


The St. Louis Bosnian is an online database of Bosnian community in St. Louis. The purpose is to document and preserve existence of the Bosnian immigrant community in metropolitan St. Louis area. Through published books, articles, interviews, researches, videos, photos as well as speaker series, seminars, workshops and educational classes. We hope to leave the legacy of our community to the future generations.

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