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#GivingTuesday – Support the Facts About Bosnia and Herzegovina

December 1, 2015

Bosniak_American_Council_for_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina_(BAACBH)The Congress of North American Bosniaks wholeheartedly supports the #GivingTuesday fundraising campaign for the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina and asks all our members to generously donate.  Together, we must continue to combat genocide denial and widespread misinformation of the historical narrative of the war of aggression on Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Read more

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NEW: CNAB Leadership Institute

November 23, 2015

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Congress of North American Bosniaks (CNAB) has been working hard to set the foundation for a new, challenging and interesting phase. At the heart of our new successes is the focus on the future of our community: our youth! With that in mind, we wanted to create something specific for and by them. It is our pleasure to present you the initial phase of our newest project: Read more

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ACBH CALL TO ACTION: Ask your representative to co-sponsor a new resolution on Bosnia and Herzegovina

June 26, 2015

baacbhAuthor:  Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina

On June 12, 2015, Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Bosnia introduced a new resolution on Bosnia and Herzegovina (H. Res. 310) in U.S. Congress, marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide.  Read more

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Cities of Grand Rapids and Kentwood proclaim May 31, 2015 as White Armband Day

May 30, 2015

Grand Rapids, MichiganCities of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Kentwood, Michigan proclaimed May 31, 2015 as White Armband Day. City of Grand Rapids’ Mayor George Heartwell issued the proclamation. Kentwood Mayor,  Stephen Kepley, presented the proclamation to the Bosnian Cultural Center with many in attendance. The Proclamations among other things state that there are around 10,000 Bosniaks living in Grand Rapids, mainly victims of genocide against Bosnian Muslims in previous war (1992-1995).  Read more

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Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Neither Here Nor There

April 10, 2015

mass graveNeither Here Nor There traces a personal journey in the aftermath of the Bosnian War and the complexities of starting over in a new place when ties to the past remain unbreakable. The film follows the interwoven stories of the Selimovic family from Srebrenica, Bosnia. The family resettled in Columbia, Missouri after the fall of the former UN “safe area” during the Srebrenica genocide, where more than 8,000 Bosnians perished. Ten years later, they re-visit the site of the July 1995 massacre, considered the worst single act of genocide in Europe since the end of the Second World War. [58 Minutes] Go here to see the trailer and read about the film. Read more
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ACTION ALERT: IGC: The largest action of Canadian Bosniaks {action in ten Canadian provinces and three Canadian territories}

February 20, 2015

 resolutionInstitute for Research of Genocide Canada {IGC} invites all citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Canada, all Canadians friends who know the truth about the aggression on Bosnia and Herzegovina and genocide against its citizens, and friends of justice for the victims of the biggest massacres after the Holocaust in Europe to massively participate in the so far largest action of Canadian Bosnians. Read more

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The ninth of January, the Day of the start of the genocide against Bosniaks

January 7, 2015

10917235_645429262235161_2313166401555113142_o tnThe Congress of North American Bosniaks and the Institute for Research of Genocide, Canada, in cooperation with the Canadian Bosniak Community invite all friends of the truth about the aggression and genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina and justice for the victims of these crimes to the Academy on the occasion of the ninth of January, the Day of the start of the genocide against Bosniaks. Read more

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Bosnia’s 2014 General Elections panel discussion at Columbia University

September 27, 2014

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On Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 6:00 pm, the Harriman Institute and East Central European Center of the Columbia University in the City of New York will hold a panel discussion on the 2014 Bosnian elections. The panel will include the President of the Congress of North American Bosniaks, Mr. Hamdija Custovic. Read more

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Open letter of support and appreciation to Congressman Keating and Congressman Smith in regards to House resolution 746

September 21, 2014

Cardin_bartlett_davisDear Congressman Keating and Congressman Smith,

We are writing to you on behalf of the Congress of North American Bosniaks (CNAB), an umbrella organization representing Bosniaks in the United States and Canada, many of whom are survivors of genocide and victims of ethnic cleansing that occurred during the military aggression on the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992 – 1995. Read more

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CALL TO ACTION: Due to the dramatic and catastrophic situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

May 19, 2014

poplave-3-300x225Due to the dramatic and catastrophic situation that has impacted almost the entire territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the worst flooding in the last 120 years and its subsequent landslides, the Congress of North American Bosniaks and the Institute for Research of Genocide, Canada call for solidarity and support. In fact, some cities such as Maglaj, Brcko, Kljuc, Zivinice, Zavidovici, Srebrenica, Prijedor, some parts of Tuzla, Zenica, and Sarajevo are fully or partially under water. Also, many areas are affected by landslides, which have caused enormous damage to the already vulnerable populations of this region. Read more

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