Local tour guide company Insider City Tours and Excursions is offering Jewish Tour of Sarajevo, the city where Bosnian Muslims provided safety for persecuted Jews from Spain and the city where Jews and Bosnian Muslims lived together for centuries.
Tour spots include: Askenazim Synagogue, At-Mejdan, Latin Bridge, Town Hall, Bascarsija, Jewish Quarter and Sephardim Synagogues, Museum of Jews of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnian Cultural Centre, and Jewish Cemetery.
For more information, visit http://www.sarajevoinsider.com/tours/jewish-more.html
Approximately 500 Bosniak children were gunned down, killed, and dumped into various mass graves during the July 1995 Srebrenica Genocide. Then, in an attempt to conceal the crime, the victims were dug out from primary mass graves and relocated into secondary mass graves.
He was one of them.
A survivor of the 1995 Srebrenica Genocide holds photos of male relatives who were killed, during a gathering in the Bosnian town of Tuzla (AP)
Grand Mufti Husein Kavazovic
Sarajevo (AFP) – Bosnia’s most senior Muslim leader, Grand Mufti Husein Kavazovic on Friday urged the Islamic State to liberate a British hostage threatened with beheading by the jihadists.
“Bearing in mind that the human life is sacred for Muslims, I call those who hold in detention David Haines to give up their threats and unconditionally leave this man to return to his family,” Kavazovic said in a statement.
“Haines is a man who has devoted much of his life to helping disaster victims worldwide, including Muslims in Bosnia-Hercegovina” after the country’s 1992-1995 war, he said.
Haines, taken hostage in Syria in March 2013, was threatened with death by IS militants during a video depicting the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff. Read the rest of this entry »
Bošnjačka djeca iz Konjević-Polja neće podleći hirovima.
Diskriminacija Bošnjačke Djece u Školstvu Entiteta Republike Srpske
Za bošnjačku djecu iz Konjević-Polja danas neće početi školska godina, kako to predviđa nastavni plan i program manjeg bh. entiteta RS.
Zahtjevu roditelja da u nastavni proces bude uvedeno izučavanje nacionalne grupe predmeta, Ministarstvo prosvjete RS nije udovoljilo te su roditelji odlučili da svojoj djeci ne dozvole pohađanje nastave u područnoj Osnovnoj školi u Konjević-Polju. Read the rest of this entry »
Updated, longer version follows.
Disgraced Professor William Schabas is on record for denying internationally recognized Genocide.
The United Nations Human Rights Council last night named the three members of the international commission of inquiry to investigate possible war crimes by Israel during Operation Protective Edge. The three-member panel will be chaired by Prof. William Schabas, a controversial Canadian expert on international law who reduced himself to a genocide denier. Read the rest of this entry »
Thousands of people attended a demonstration outside the White House in Washington DC on Saturday to protest against US support for Israeli offensive against Gaza strip. More than 1,900 Palestinians were killed — including 400 children — and around 10,000 Palestinians were injured in Israeli strikes.
“Killing Kids in Gaza Violates my Jewish Values”