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Resident wants St. Louis to fly Bosnian flag over City Hall to commemorate Srebrenica massacre

A St. Louis resident wants the Bosnian flag to be the next flag to fly at City Hall, to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre in July. [...]

June 30, 2016 News

Verdict of Bosnian Serb warlord hits home in St. Louis


March 25, 2016 Video

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

Local Bosnians disappointed in 40-year sentence for former Bosnian Serb leader

THE HAGUE, Netherlands • A U.N. court convicted former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of genocide and nine other charges Thursday and sentenced him to 40 years in prison for orchestrating Serb atrocities throughout Bosnia’s 1992-95 war that left 100,000 people [...]

March 24, 2016 News

Prijedor “White Armband Day” Campaign

We are inviting you to join us along with thousands of people around the globe on May 31, 2014 in the “White Armband Day” campaign that aims to draw attention to the discrimination and continued denial of crimes of the [...]

May 30, 2014 Advocacy

For Holocaust Memorial Lecture, Sarah Wagner tells how DNA technology helped close a painful chapter in Bosnian genocide

Before the breakup of Yugoslavia in 1992, Bosnia was historically a multiethnic region of mostly Christian Orthodox Serbs, Muslim Bosniaks and Roman Catholic Croats. After the breakup, Serbian nationalists living in Bosnia implemented a period of ethnic cleansing against nonSerbian [...]

October 23, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, History, News, PDF Files

‘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

St. Louis Holocaust Museum opens “Change Begins with Me” exhibit

ST. LOUIS • In April 2011, four teens attacked a 72-year-old Vietnamese immigrant and his wife as they walked home from a market in south St. Louis. [...]

December 6, 2012 Community Events