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«I just want to know how my sons died» – bringing home Bosnia’s dead

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«I just want to know how my sons died» – bringing home Bosnia’s dead

«Fikret Bačić, who takes my notebook and writes a list of the names of his extended family who went missing during the last week of July 1992. It takes him a long time; there are 29 of them, including his mother Sehriša, his wife Ninka, son Nermin, who was 12, daughter Nermina, who was six, four brothers including Zijad’s father, three sisters, several aunts, uncles and cousins. Of the 29, 19 are children; the youngest was two.»

Gut-wrenching. And a – I use this word sparingly – must-read.


From Weekly Filet #257, in November 2017. More on: #

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