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Remembering Srebrenica (2014)

Today, remembering Srebrenica with words and images that have never left me. Click on the links below for essays, photographs, and links to Bosnian artists’ reflections. “Srebrenica, Bebolucija, and the Politics of Life” (2013) “Remembering Srebrenica” (2012) “Remembering Srebrenica” (2011)

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Bosnian Summer

I’ve just come home from Bosnia-Herzegovina. Some lingering images…more to come.

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Fresh Wounds, and Sorrow, in Bosnia

Recent, severe flooding in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and neighboring Serbia, could not have come at a worse time. Words fail. If there is hope, it is in the outpouring of compassion, often irrespective of borders, toward the approximately one million uprooted; and … Continue reading

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The “Bosnian Spring”: Anniversaries, Protests, and an Uncertain Future

30 years ago this week, the 1984 Winter Olympics began in Sarajevo. 20 years ago this week, the Markale marketplace massacre in Sarajevo shocked the world. This week, riot police in Tuzla clashed with demonstrators fed up with the political … Continue reading

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2013: A Blog’s Life

This New Year’s Day, gratitude for all of you who followed Wayne Street Soul in 2013. Thank you so much! Here are some highlights from the past year: “Viva Bosnia” — on the stirrings of hope in a shattered land … Continue reading

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Nonviolence and the Bosnian “Baby Revolution”

Yesterday, my latest article on the nonviolent “baby revolution” in Bosnia and Herzegovina was published by jmbg.org. An excerpt:  On Monday, as their Croatian neighbors sailed into the European Union, thousands of frustrated Bosnians assembled in Sarajevo to tell their … Continue reading

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Viva Bosnia!

This week I wrote an op-ed for jmbg.org called “Viva Bosnia,” about the extraordinary protests for human rights — the “babylution” — in Bosnia-Herzegovina. An excerpt: “the wave of recent protests sweeping Bosnia marks the rebirth of hope in a … Continue reading

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