Justice delayed, deferred, denied by John Cox

May 2, 2016

mass graveJohn Cox: At the end of March–more than two decades after their crimes–the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) found Radovan Karadžić, chief political leader of the Bosnian Serb nationalists during the wars and genocide of 1992-1995, guilty of war crimes and sentenced him to 40 years. Read more


White House Hosts Roundtable on Syrian Refugees

December 25, 2015

eldin white houseHungarian American Coalition: On December 18, the White House hosted 40 leaders from ethnic communities, refugee aid and interfaith organizations to discuss the Administration’s approach to welcoming refugees while ensuring the safety and security of the American people. Read more



November 22, 2015

Slobodan_Milosevic,_Alija_Izetbegovic,_and_Franjo_Tudjman_sign_the_Balkan_Peace_Agreement_-_Flickr_-_The_Central_Intelligence_AgencyTwenty years ago, in the wake of the genocide in Srebrenica and the surrounding areas of the eastern town in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), the Dayton Peace Accords (DPA) ended a war that killed more than 100,000 people, left between 20,000 and 50,000 women victims of sexual violence, and displaced more than two million around the world.  Read more


ACTION ALERT: A silent march, “Never Forget,” to take place in downtown Toronto

June 17, 2015

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The commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide will take place on July 11, 2015, with special sponsors: MP Brian Masse, MP Paul Dewar, MP Irwin Cotler, former MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, and former MP Rob Oliphant. Read more


CNAB Press Release Regarding the Arrest of Naser Oric

June 12, 2015

naserThe recent arrest of the wartime defense commander of Srebrenica Mr. Naser Oric by the Swiss authorities, at the request of the Serbian government prosecutors, is nothing else but a continuation of the Serbian aggression against Bosnia and Hercegovina, and the genocide against the surviving Bosniaks. Let us remind you that Mr. Oric was acquitted of all charges by the International Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague. Like many times in the past, the Serbian state and its political leadership are increasingly returning to the aggressive nationalist policies from the 1990s. Read more


Genocide at Srebrenica: We Must Unmask the New Deniers

June 1, 2015

ARKIV 2011 06 09-11   The Engelsbergs Seminar 2011FOTO: ULF PALMBy Oliver Kamm, May 28, 2015

Imagine entering “Auschwitz” into an online search engine and finding on the first page of results a site claiming that the gas chambers were a myth. Imagine the confusion of a schoolchild doing a history project if they were to do the same.

Fortunately the thought-experiment is unnecessary. Yes, there are hateful websites like that; but scholarship, testimony and the valiant efforts of bodies like the Holocaust Educational Trust confine the deniers to the fringe. Read more


Canada’s Genocide Snub Surprises Bosnians

April 28, 2015

 A Bosniak woman Senija Rizvanovic cries near the graves of her two sons, in Srebrenica, Bosnia. Photo by Amel Emric/AP

A Bosniak woman Senija Rizvanovic cries near the graves of her two sons, in Srebrenica, Bosnia. Photo by Amel Emric/AP

OTTAWA – The Bosnian government is calling on the Canadian Parliament to correct its “mistake” of not including the 1995 Srebrenica massacre during its Friday recognition of 20th century genocides.

A leading Bosnian Muslim organization says it, too, is surprised that the House of Commons did not include the Srebrenica killings during its Friday debate and vote. Read more


First BH Youth Diasporic Conference in North America

March 17, 2015

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The 2015 BiH Diasporic Youth Conference will be hosted on April 4th, 2015, at Oakton Community College with the closing plenary occurring on April 5th, 2015, at the Skokie Theatre.  This conference has been put together by the Bosnian-American Genocide Institute (BAGI) and by a small group of Bosnian young people living in Chicago, Washington and Toronto. The main theme, Deep Roots Building Sturdy Bridges, focuses on our shared roots and the creation of bridges from our commonalities and differences. Read more


Returning To Eastern Bosnia

March 13, 2015

muniza-oprasicLast month media in the Balkans reported that Muniza Oprasic, a 78-year old Bosniak returnee to Republika Sprska was ordered by a district court in Eastern Sarajevo which is in the RS entity to pay 10 000 euro to a Serb family who lived in her house as squatters in the village of Okruglo for about seven years until 2003. Read more


The New York Times: U.S. Seeks to Deport Bosnians Over War Crimes

February 28, 2015

mass graveWASHINGTON — Immigration officials are moving to deport at least 150 Bosnians living in the United States who they believe took part in war crimes and “ethnic cleansing” during the bitter conflict that raged in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s. Read more


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