At Bosnian Orphanage, Children Cling to Hope; Parents Stayed Behind in Besieged Town

The Washington Post
April 30, 1993

TUZLA, Bosnia – Jasmin Sejmenovic’s mother faced a wrenching dilemma. Which of her children should she save from hell?

A month ago, U.N. trucks were evacuating women, children and old people from the besieged Muslim town of Srebrenica, but there was not enough ...  (Read more)

Going to Sleep in a Quiet Bosnian Hotel … and Waking Up in a Battle Zone

The Washington Post
April 17, 1993

VITEZ, Bosnia – The wake-up call at the Kesim hotel and gas station came at 5:45 a.m., as loud and clear as a salvo of mortars.

In fact, it was a salvo of mortars.

The boom-whiz-bang was followed by rifle shots as the hotel guests — five foreign journalists ...  (Read more)

U.N. Officials Denounce Bosnian Serb Barrage; Shelling of Srebrenica Is Called an ‘Atrocity’

The Washington Post
April 14, 1993

SPLIT, Croatia, April 13 – Outraged U.N. officials in Bosnia abandoned their customary diplomatic tones today and bitterly denounced Monday’s Serb nationalist bombardment of the Muslim city of Srebrenica — a daylong barrage that left 56 people dead, ...  (Read more)

A Springtime of No Hope; After a Year of Horror, Slavic Muslims Face a Future of Despair

The Washington Post
April 5, 1993

ZENICA, Bosnia – In a crowded office, the human costs of a year of war are being toted up in nervous scrawlings on white sheets of paper.

Bosnian refugees who have been “ethnically cleansed” from their homes by Serb warriors come to the Center for ...  (Read more)

In Sarajevo, Death and Love-15; ‘Tennis Nut’ Braves Serb Shot and Shell to Publish Magazine

The Washington Post
March 23, 1993

SARAJEVO – The siege of Sarajevo has been hard on tennis fans.

They can no longer play their favorite sport or watch it being played. They can’t even bang a ball against a wall. And most of them haven’t a clue about who won the U.S. Open or whether ...  (Read more)