Bosniaks of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Court Urged to Jail Bosnian Army Ex-Commander for 20 Years

The prosecution urged the Bosnian state court in Sarajevo on Tuesday to increase the sentence handed down to Sakib Mahmuljin from ten to 20 years for failing to prevent murders and inhumane acts by members of the Bosnian Army's El Mujahideen unit in the Vozuca and Zavidovici areas during the war.

Bosnian Court Has International Warrants for 41 War Crimes Suspects

The Bosnian state court has given BIRN a list of 41 people who are wanted for trial and are the subjects of international arrest warrants, many of whom are living in neighbouring Serbia.

On the list are several suspects accused of involvement in the 1995 genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica by Bosnian Serb forces, including former Bosnian Serb Interior Minister Tomislav Kovac.

Ambassador of Serbia invited to an emergency meeting - he refused; Sarajevo answered

Djordjevic was invited for a conversation by the chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Zeljko Komsic, and the topic of the "emergency" meeting was to be the arrest of Edin Vranje, a BiH citizen who was arrested in Priboj on Sunday because the Serbian judiciary suspects him of war crimes in Gorazde.

"Let us live"

Dodik reminded that the meeting will take place the day before the important visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Serbia, when important regional issues will probably be discussed.
He pointed out that he respects Germany, that it is the most powerful economy in the world, the most politically important and leading EU country, RTRS reports.

World leader revisiting Balkans PHOTO

This visit is more personal than business visit.
Erdogan paid a visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina on the day of the marriage of Bakir Izetbegovic's daughter.


Immediately upon his arrival in Sarajevo, Erdogan went to the grave of the Bosniak leader Alija Izetbegovi, at the Kovai cemetery.

Bosnian Capital Braces for Pride Parade – and Hostile Protest

Participants carry placards and rainbow-coloured flags at Sarajevo's first Pride parade, in Sarajevo, September 8, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE/FEHIM DEMIR

The parade, which comes after the first-ever march in 2019, is being held under tight security. A hardline Muslim political campaign group is organising a counter-protest against this year's parade.

‘Surviving the Omarska Hell’: Ex-Detainee Remembers Six Months in Camps

Listening to reports from other towns in Bosnia, he hoped the war would stop soon. However, in the conflict that soon spread to Prijedor, Hukanovic and his son were arrested and taken from their home to the infamous Bosnian Serb-run Omarska detention camp on May 30, 1992.

He has never figured out why his young son was also arrested.

Mass Funeral Held for 12 War Victims from Bosnia’s Prijedor

Twelve war victims were buried on Tuesday at the Kamicani Memorial Centre in Kozarac, at a ceremony that was attended by the Bosniak and Croat members of the tripartite Bosnian presidency, Sefik Dzaferovic and Zeljko Komsic.

Their remains had recently been exhumed from mass graves at Koricani Cliffs, Tomasica, Hrastova Glavica, as well as from sites in Kozarac.