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Townsend: Lesson of St. Louis and Bosnians

As I grew up in St. Louis, some of the most valuable relationships of my life were with Muslim Bosnian refugees, who make up a significant population of the city. [...]

February 1, 2017 News

Bosnia Memory Project to expand work in area high schools

Affton High School teacher Brian Jennings will never forget watching former student Dino Svaraka record an oral history contribution for the Bosnia Memory Project a couple of years ago. He’s still struck by how Svaraka, a Bosnian American, captivated his students. [...]

January 6, 2017 News

In the midst of history: D.C. internship ignites Armin Cejvanovic’s passion for public service

“What did you do with your summer?” SOURCE: UMSL Daily University of Missouri–St. Louis sophomore Armin Cejvanovic has a different answer to that familiar question this fall than most returning students. Not many college sophomores can say that they spent [...]

August 30, 2016 Stories

Wagner: 40-Year Sentence for Genocide Leader is an Abomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) released the below statement following this morning’s sentencing of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who was found guilty of genocide in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre when 8,000 Muslim men and boys [...]

March 25, 2016 Advocacy

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

I was a refugee

Imagine your family being forced out of your home in the middle of the night and making your way to a refugee camp in another country, not once but twice. [...]

November 25, 2015 Stories

The Way Forward on Refugees

Sadik Kukic came to the United States from Bosnia in 1993. At that time Bosnia was consumed by war: Following the break-up of Yugoslavia, territorial disputes had given rise to armed conflict, which eventually led to the attempted genocide of [...]

November 19, 2015 News, Uncategorized

Bosnia feels at home in St. Louis

It was, Bosnian soccer player Vedad Ibisevic had to admit, an amazing journey. [...]

May 30, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

St. Louis Sends Truckloads of Aid to Bosnia After Catastrophic Flooding

Bosnians in St. Louis are mobilizing to send truckloads of urgent aid back to Bosnia after an epic three-day rain storm flooded much of the country, killing dozens and potentially dislodging land mines buried during the 1992-95 war. [...]

May 20, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

St. Louis Bosnian community joins relief effort

When Naida Bukvic, 23, of St. Louis, heard that Bosnia-Herzegovina and much of southeastern Europe was suffering from the worst flooding in over a century, her thoughts turned frantically to her family back in her home country. [...]

May 20, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News