Bosnia Resists Pressure for Partitioning; Opponents, Mediators Lean on Muslim Leader

The Washington Post
September 1, 1993

GENEVA – Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic refused to drop his pleas for a better deal for his Muslim compatriots today as Serbs, Croats and international mediators intensified pressure on him to agree on a draft accord laying out the division of Bosnia.

Bosnian ...  (Read more)

Peace Plan Revisions Discouraged; Bosnians’ Changes Could Be ‘Dangerous’

The Washington Post
August 31, 1993

GENEVA – Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic faces increased pressure from international mediators at the next round of peace talks here to abandon his demand for substantial revisions to a draft plan that carves Bosnia up into three ethnically based ministates, ...  (Read more)

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)

Binding Up the Wounds: Bosnian Surgeon Recounts Life Under Siege

The Washington Post
April 23, 1993

TUZLA, Bosnia – Nedret Mujkanovic is a physician who specializes in medieval medical practices, though not by choice.

When Mujkanovic, 32, graduated from medical school, he planned to become the kind of surgeon who uses X-rays and lasers and complex drugs with ...  (Read more)

A Boy’s Innocence, a Bosnian Village: 13-Year-Old’s Journey from Hell of Srebrenica

The Washington Post
April 22, 1993

TUZLA, Bosnia – Admir Mujic is a scrawny kid who can barely lift a rifle, but he has seen as much death and misery as front-line veterans.

His mother was shot by Bosnian Serb neighbors as she fed her cows. When a notorious paramilitary unit from neighboring Serbia, ...  (Read more)