Bosnia and Herzegovina

In Sarajevo, a small community draws on its wartime experience to survive COVID-19

The Jewish community of Sarajevo is drawing on its experiences during the brutal siege of the city, which started 28 years ago, in order to guide them through the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bosnia urged to reform discriminatory constitution

Human Rights Watch has criticised Bosnian officials' failure to end what the watchdog called "second-class status" for minorities such as Jews and Roma.

Bosnian Jews and Muslims recall lesson in tolerance

Bosnia’s Jews and Muslims marked the bicentenary of the rescue of a dozen Jews from an Ottoman-era governor’s jail, saying their liberation by Sarajevo Muslims is a great example of co-existence at a time of rising global sectarian hatred.

EU calls on Bosnia to address Holocaust restitution issues

The EU called upon Bosnia and Herzegovina to address restitution of property seized from Holocaust victims, in connection with the country's potential accession to the EU.

Jewish leaders concerned after antisemitic graffiti found in Bosnia

Jewish leaders in Bosnia expressed concern over antisemitic graffiti, which appeared in the cities of Sarajevo and Tuzla.

Bosnian school named after antisemitic author criticises Israel

The Mustafa Busuladzic Elementary School in Sarajevo hit back at criticism of its new name on Thursday, saying that Israel “has no right to give moral lessons to others” because of the building of Jewish settlements”.

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