Bosnia and Herzegovina

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  • Ethnic Groups In Bosnia And Herzegovina

    Srebrenica Ethnic groups and religions Bosnia and Herzegovina are situated in the western Balkan Peninsula of Europe. The larger region of Bosnia occupies the northern and central parts of the country, and Herzegovina occupies the south and southwest. The capital of the country is Sarajevo. The region is divided into three ethnic groups that generally correspond to three major religions; Bosniaks and Islam; Serbs and Orthodox Christianity; Croats and Roman Catholicism. They all share the same South Slav heritage. The region has often felt the influence of strong regional powers which have created a vast ethnic and religious diversity. In the 20th century, ‘Muslim’ came to be used as an ethnic, not only religious, identifier and was only replaced…

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  • A Summary Of Genocide In Bosnia-Herzegovina

    In 1991, Bosnia-Herzegovina had a population composed of three main ethnic groups: Bosniak, Serb, and Croat. As a whole, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s presence within the reformed Yugoslavia was peaceful and prosperous. When the republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina declared independence in 1992 the region quickly became a war zone. Bosnian Serbs launched a military campaign to eliminate the country of its Muslim civilian population. Which was supported by Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic who help…

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  • Investments In Bosnia And Herzegovina Case Study

    Normally investors expect higher returns from investments that are more risky. In last several years investments in Bosnia and Herzegovina are dramatically increasing. The biggest growth is in real estate sector in which huge part of investors are people from Arabian countries. Obviously, they…

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  • The Bosnian War Analysis

    It could be argued that while the Serbs were responsible for destroying Bosnia, the exploitation of the Croats harmed their Bosnian allies just as much as it helped them, resulting in the further seizing of land and resources and the spreading of the war into areas it otherwise would have passed over. However, the Bosnian government would likely have fallen completely without their assistance, as the Serbs marauding in the region were equipped, funded, and supplemented by troops from the…

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  • Essay On The July Crisis

    In June of 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the Heir to the Austrian throne, and his wife Sophie visited the territory of Bosnia-Herzegovina to observe routine Austrian military maneuvers. It was in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo where both the Archduke and his wife lost their lives at the hands of a group of young Bosnian nationalists, who sought to liberate Bosnia from Austrian subjugation. The murder of the Archduke precipitated the July Crisis, where over the course of the month the great…

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  • Fall Of Yugoslavia Research Paper

    in the year 1918, and although it was created with an intention to remain intact as a republic, it did break up in the year 1992 to the current nations of Slovenia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. There were various. Its downfall was not a one-day affair and took quite sometimes before it was officially declared a fallen nation. Additionally, several factors played a role towards the disintegration of the United Kingdom of Yugoslavia. While it has been said…

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  • Why Is Germany To Blame For World War 1

    In Europe, many ethnic groups were divided across existing borders and were aspiring to form their own nations - resulting in violent nationalistic urges that caused more strain on an already fragile continent. When the demands put forth by the nationalists were denied, the protests turned violent and could also lead to the death of many people. An example for this is the crossborder Slavs who lived in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Serbia was a nation with a rich Slavic community and wanted to…

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  • Bosnia Criminal Trial

    system and all the reasons it came to be. The Bosnia Case was the public international case of Bosnia and Herzegovina v Serbia and Montenegro. Dr. Francis Boyle, an adviser to Alija Izetbegović, the first Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Bosnian War, filed the case. A document issued by the International Court of Justice stated that, “25,000 Bosnian Muslims, most of them women, children and elderly people who were living in the area, were uprooted and, in an…

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  • How Did Gavrilo Princip Changed History

    I chose Gavrilo Princip to research because he changed more in this period of history than anyone else by starting World War I. Thousands of people died because of him, and all countries were affected. World War I also changed the way countries fought in wars, making Princip’s actions more impactful than anyone in history. The archduke traveled to Sarajevo in June 1914 to inspect the armed forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina, former Ottoman territories in the turbulent Balkan region that were…

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  • Ethnic Cleansing In Yugoslavia

    Their effectiveness decreased over the period of the genocide due to internal Croat conflicts in 1993-1994 and an internal arms embargo (“Bosnian Conflict”). What ended up strengthening their forces was caused by the Croats and the Muslims agreeing to form a joint government. Once Milosevic cut military funding, the chances of their defeat increased. In 1994, the Serbs were forced to agree to participate in peace talks after they were not able to withstand combined NATO, Muslim and Croat attack…

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