Jovan Divjak was a Commander of the Territorial Defence in Sarajevo when the war in Bosnia began. In April 1992, he stayed in Sarajevo to be part of the multi-ethnic ABiH, defending the city and its civilians.
Nusreta Sivac was of 37 women taken to the infamous Omarska camp in Prijedor, and subjected to unimaginable sexual violence. Nusreta has bravely spoken out about her experience and encouraged others to do the same.
At the age of 15, 'Mirsada' was imprisoned in a rape camp as part of the campaign of 'ethnic cleansing' taking place across Bosnia. She has shown incredible courage to survive, raise a family and now tells us her story.
Read this thread. This important research project has uncovered details of the conversations amongst Serb leaders and their plan to exterminate Bosniak Muslims throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. https://t.co/YPNZxaHs3H
#OTD in '92, the citizens of Bosnia voted in a referendum declaring Bosnia to be a sovereign and independent country of equal citizens and nations of Bosnian Muslims, Serbs, and Croats and all others who live in it.
We wish all the people of Bosnia a very happy Independence Day!