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America took in 169,000 Bosnian war refugees during the nineties. I was one of them.
I am grateful to the church and synagogue members who helped us, the doctors and dentists who treated us for free, and to our lifelong friend, the Rev. Don Hodges, the first American to extend his hand at the airport, welcoming us to our new homeland.

Kenan Trebinčević | March 24th, 2017
Aisa Purak published her first book titled
Aisa Purak published her first book titled “Bosnian Immigrants: Opportunities and Challenges” Her book evaluates the study of a sample of 100 Bosnian families who immigrated to Rochester and found a way to adapt to life in the new society. These Bosnians still face cultural and religious challenges, even after over a decade living here.

B.net | March 17th, 2017
The Congress of North American Bosniaks and Institute for Research of Genocide Canada
These challenges are very real, as is the strength, hope and determination of the Bosnian people to overcome these obstacles in efforts of building a better and harmonious future for all people of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

CNAB | February 23rd, 2017
Press Release of the International team of experts of the Institute for Research of Genocide Canada
Redrawing the borders is Dodik's goal; the dissolution of the EU is his pledge for the dissolution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the panic of the European leadership is a state which he, along with his protectors, desires and prepares for.

B.net | February 10th, 2017
Intellectuals, experts, scientists and researchers genocide suggest
The heads of the Missions of the Republic Srpska most likely work not for the interests of the Serb people, but for Milorad Dodik whose interests are: secession, war, expulsion, conflict and anti-Dayton activities.

B.net | February 8th, 2017
After US President Donald Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning all refugees and all nationals from seven Muslim-majority
Srebrenica showed how the big ones became little, how the powerful ones became shameful, and the powerless became stronger in belief that justice is reachable, and that no one can escape it. Justice is reachable, no one can escape it...

B.net | February 4th, 2017
"It is public knowledge that for the past 10 years we have contacts with certain agencies (in the U.S). Thanks to that we had a good standing of Republica Srpska in the past and we were able to provide explanations regarding certain questions", Dodik said, according to Bosnian news agency FENA. “That’s not a lot of money, if you consider the time over which it was spent.”

VOA | February 3rd, 2017
Institute for Research of Genocide, Canada
The attack came a day after Canadian Prime Minister confirmed the willingness of Canada to accept the refugees, regardless of their faith, as the White House made a decision to ban entry into the United States citizens of seven Muslim countries.

B.net | January 31st, 2017
The Institute for Research of Genocide Canada sent letter to The Right Honourable Justin P. J. Trudeau and The Honourable Chrystia Freeland
This request is being made on the account of preserving peace, progress made since the end of the war that Dodik seeks to reverse, BiH’s borders and human rights in the region by upholding the Dayton Accords...

B.net | January 23rd, 2017
Action Supports U.S. Commitment to Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina
“By obstructing the Dayton Accords, Milorad Dodik poses a significant threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina,” said John E. Smith, Acting OFAC Director. “Today’s action underscores the U.S. commitment to the Dayton Accords and supports international efforts for the country’s continued European integration.”

January 18th, 2017
Dodik has called for independence for Republika Srpska, questioned the legitimacy of the judiciary, threatened to hold a referendum on the status of the court system as well as withdraw Republika Srpska soldiers from the country's unified military.

Reuters | January 18th, 2017
A day afterwards, the Bosniak-American National Association in New York, said it was “disgusted with the news” that the new government of Prime Minister Dusko Markovic had proposed such a law.
“This is an intolerable and utterly uncivilised act to propose at the national level memorialisation of the birthday of a genocidal poet, author of criminal epic ‘The Mountain Wreath’,” the organisation said in a statement.

BIRN | January 4th, 2017
Alexander Kneginich, 56, was indicted under seal by a federal grand jury on Dec. 15, 2016, with fraudulently obtaining U.S. citizenship after he emigrated from Bosnia-Herzegovina to the United States. Kneginich was arrested in Kalamazoo, Michigan, this morning, and the indictment was unsealed after his initial appearance.

December 20th, 2016
According to the indictment, Kneginich also lied about his wife’s citizenship, claiming she was an ethnic Croatian and that, because he’s a Serb, they experienced persecution in Bosnia due to their ethnically-mixed marriage.

December 20th, 2016
None of the three signatories of the agreement is now alive, and neither is Holbrooke. The war in BiH was officially terminated with the initialization of this act on December 14, 1995 in Paris. It was terminated after the genocide in Srebrenica committed on July 11 that year, when the Army of Republika Srpska under the command of Ratko Mladić killed more than 8.000 Bosniaks, mostly men and boys.

November 21st, 2016