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Israel completes the extradition of Aleksandar Cvetkovic to Bosnian authorities

August 16, 2013

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The Congress of North American Bosniaks (CNAB) welcomes yesterday’s news about the final extradition of Serbian war criminal Aleksandar Cvetkovic by the Israeli government at the request of the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Aleksandar Cvetkovic is a Bosnian Serb who moved to Israel in 2006 and is accused of direct involvement in the cold-blooded execution of more than 1,000 Bosniak civilians in the Srebrenica genocide. Read more

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John Kerry: Statement on the 18th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide

July 11, 2013

John Kerry-2013-300Below is the official statement by John Kerry, the U.S. Secretary of State on the 18th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I join the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina today in honoring the memory of those lost in the horrific act of genocide in Srebrenica in July 1995, which stole the lives of over 8,000 innocent people. Read more

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CNAB requests that Gordan Milinic gets dismissed from duty

June 16, 2013

SARAJEVO, (FENA) – The Congress of North American Bosniaks (CNAB) and Institute for Research of Genocide Canada (IGC) sent an open letter to the Presidency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA BiH), requesting that Gordan Milinic, former ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Russia and current employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs BiH is immediately dismissed from duty because, as the letter states, he demeans the integrity of victims and witnesses of aggression against the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the genocide against its citizens. Read more

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Serbia to Manipulate UN Document in April 2013

February 17, 2013

On June 2, 1993, Serbia submitted (now entirely discredited) propaganda report to the United Nations entitled: Memorandum on War Crimes and Crimes of Genocide in Eastern Bosnia (communes of Bratunac, Skelani and Srebrenica) committed against the Serbian population from April 1992 to April 1993.” Almost 20 years later, they are using exactly the same tricks to purport their propaganda as official U.N. conclusions. Read more
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For Immediate Release: ICTY Court Ruling Confirming Genocide is a Victory for Justice

December 13, 2012

On behalf of the survivors and witnesses of the 1992 – 1995 aggression against the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the genocide against the Bosniak people, we welcome the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia’s conviction and sentencing to life imprisonment of former Serb General Zdravko Tolimir for genocide, participation in genocide, extermination, crimes against humanity, and violations of the laws and customs of war. Read more

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Rabbi Arthur Schneier delivers keynote speech at the Srebrenica Genocide Memorial Center in Potocari

July 12, 2012

Rabbi Arthur Schneier, founder and President of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation and the Senior Rabbi at Park East Synagogue in New York delivered the keynote address at the seventeenth annual memorial at Bosnia’s Potocari Memorial Park to commemorate the Srebenica Genocide, Europe’s largest massacre since World War II. It was the first time that a non-Muslim has ever taken part in this annual memorial. 8,000 Bosniak men and boys were killed on July 11, 1995. The massacre is considered the most brutal chapter of the Bosnian War. Read more

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Statement by President Obama on the 17th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

July 10, 2012

On July 11, we honor the memory of the over 8,000 innocent men and boys – brothers and husbands, fathers and sons – who were brutally murdered in Srebrenica 17 years ago in a brazen act of genocide that shocked the world.  The name Srebrenica will forever be associated with some of the darkest acts of the 20th century. Read more

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Michael Dobbs responds to CNAB letter regarding Srebrenica genocide definition

November 23, 2011

Michael Dobbs responded to criticism from CNAB regarding genocide definition. Last week, CNAB, IRGC, and BAGI sent a joint protest letter to USHMM regarding what appeared to be questioning of the genocide definition by Michael Dobbs pertaining to the systematic murder of more than 8,000 Bosniak civilians in Srebrenica by Bosnian Serb and Serbian forces. CNAB expressed concerns to the Committee on Conscience of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, which is sponsoring Mr. Dobbs project called “Mladic Files”, because of the following statement: Read more

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United States Holocaust Museum launches “Mladic files” documenting war crimes of Ratko Mladic

October 27, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has launched “The Mladic Files,” a multimedia website providing in-depth, real-time reporting of the trial of Ratko Mladic in The Hague. In addition to documenting the trial of the man accused of orchestrating the largest massacre in Europe since World War II, the project will examine related issues such as whether bringing to justice those responsible for mass atrocities may help prevent future ones. Read more

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Matt Damon: Documentary on Systematic Rape of Bosniak Women & Girls

October 16, 2011

Author: Daniel Toljaga
Throughout long, difficult, strenuous history of the Bosniak people, they were subjected to racist, state-imposed, and often violent denials of their identity, their uniqueness, their culture, and even their language: the Bosnian language; the very language that produced the first printed dictionary of its vocabulary nearly 200 years before the first printed dictionary of the Serbian language. Read more

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