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"Serbia does not accept Kosovo's membership in UN"

B92 27 September 2013

The EU-mediated agreement reached with Priština in April "in no way means that Belgrade intends to accept Kosovo's accession to the UN and other international organization," he

 

Freedom of Expression is a Human Right

Stresemann Foundation 27 September 2013


The OSCE considers freedom of expression a fundamental human right

This freedom may only be limited in order to safeguard other basic rights, such as human dignity, for a very good reason: freedom of expression is the foundation for other human rights, especially freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly as well as academic freedom. Without the freedom to voice opinions publicly and freely receive information, all other freedoms would not exist.

 

War crimes convict escapes from prison in Bosnia

worldbulletin 26 September 2013

Dominik Ilijasevic Como, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for war crimes against Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) people in central Bosnia, escaped from prison in

 

Dr. Christine Schirrmacher Speaks on Direction of 'Islam in Europe' for Ambassadors from Muslim Majority Countries in Brussels

Crossmap Christian News 25 September 2013

At the invitation of the "Forum Brussels International" and the Brussel's office of the political foundation Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung, Christine Schirrmacher, Ph.D., well known German professor of Islamic Studies and Executive Director of the International Institute of Islamic Studies of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), spoke on the topic of "Islam in Europe - Politicization or Integration?" for ambassadors of several Muslim majority countries accredited to the Europen Union, among them the ambassadors of Turkey, Egypt, Malaysia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as to a group of politicians, Middle East experts, leaders of human rights organizations and journalists.

 

Bosnian schools expand Turkish language classes

Southeast European Times 25 September 2013
By Menekse Tokyay and Ana Lovakovic

With an increasing interest in Turkey, public schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) have expanded their offerings of Turkish language courses. According to an agreement

 

Croatian president talks bridging religious divides

Yale Daily News 24 September 2013
By Matthew Nussbaum

Croatian President Ivo Josipovic, an openly agnostic politician, discussed his efforts to bridge religious divides in a region dominated by Croatian Roman Catholics, Orthodox

 

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New Straits Times 18 September 2013

RICHMOND: A former Bosnian prison camp guard living in the U.S. has been certified for extradition to his native country to face war-crimes charges, pending approval by the

 

Islamist Faces Retrial over Bosnia U.S. Embassy Attack

Naharnet 17 September 2013

The retrial of an Islamist extremist who fired at the U.S. embassy in Sarajevo in 2011 opened here Monday after an appeals court had annulled his 18-year sentence. Mevlid

 

Stalking the Mythical Islamophobe, Part 4

Gates of Vienna 17 September 2013
By Baron Bodissey

This post is the fourth in a series about the Turkish definition of the word "Islamophobia” presented at the OSCE meeting in Vienna on July 12, 2013. Previously: Part 1, Part

 

UN report: Societies that traditionally give men power over women create rapists...

Islam versus Europe 12 September 2013
By Nicolai Sennels

They manage to avoid the I and M words. Of course. But it is still a direct attack on Islamic cultures and Muslim men's sexual behaviour. Please note that the countries

 

Mass grave discovered in Bosnia and Herzegovina

PanARMENIAN.Net 12 September 2013

Authorities say they have discovered a mass grave that may contain dozens of remains of Bosniaks and Croats killed by Serb forces during their campaign to eliminate all

 

First summer school of IIIT in Sarajevo

Islamist Watch 9 September 2013

The first summer school of the International Institute of Islamic Theory (IIIT) is being held at the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) nowadays. The school aims to

 

Hague finding on Srebrenica leaves UN immunity hanging in the air

Irish Times 9 September 2013
By Peter Cluskey

It is a fact of history usually forgotten when recalling the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys by Bosnian Serb troops in Srebrenica in 1995 that when the commander of the

 

Danish judge removed from Serb war crimes trial over 'bias'

Expatica the Netherlands 30 August 2013

The UN's Yugoslav war crimes court has for the first time removed a judge from a trial after a leaked letter he wrote appeared to show he was biased, it said Thursday. The

 

Ex-Bosnian Serb police chief jailed for war crimes

Yahoo!7 29 August 2013

SARAJEVO - Bosnia's war crimes court on Wednesday sentenced a former Bosnian Serb police chief to 14 years in prison for his role in the killing of Muslim civilians

 

Reports: Bosnian extremists arrested in Egypt

B92 22 August 2013

CAIRO, BANJA LUKA -- Islamic extremists from Bosnia-Herzegovina, who were arrested in an army barracks in Egypt, had laptops with instructions to stage attacks in

 

Bill Warner: Inoculating Against Islam

Political Islam 21 August 2013

Every since 9/11 Americans, including Christians, have been converting to Islam or become apologists for Islam. Can this be stopped and how?

There are many reasons they choose Islam. Islam is furiously masculine and today Christianity has become feminine, yin, in its approach to life. So, if you are a woman and want a more masculine man, you are much more apt to find that in Islam. Also, if you are a woman and want a husband, Muslims are the marrying kind. Then, there are people in this world who want discipline and Islam certainly gives structure. Once you get on the Islam train you no longer have to worry about choices. Islam tells you how to eat, have sex, brush your teeth, use the bathroom and every other aspect of life. There is also the social bonding of being in a tight knit group-club. These are a few of the reasons people convert.

 

Ataturk museum reopens in his Greek birthplace

ANSAmed 20 August 2013

A museum dedicated to the founder of the modern Turkish state has reopened in Thessaloniki, his native city in northern Greece, following a year's restoration work as local

 

Prayers for 'Egyptian martyrs' in Bosnia's mosques

Tengrinews 20 August 2013

All mosques in Bosnia on Friday heeded the country's top iman's call to hold prayers for the "Egyptian martyrs" killed in a crackdown by security forces of supporters of the

 

Hezbollah 'wired money to Bulgaria bomb suspects'

foxnews.com 19 August 2013

Hezbollah's armed wing wired almost $100,000 (75,000 euros) to two men wanted over a bomb attack that killed five Israeli tourists in Bulgaria last year, a newspaper report

 
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