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BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA – RISE FROM THE ASHES? From Susan Sacirbey, Diplomatically Incorrect
Bosnia & Herzegovina remembers the 20 year siege of Sarajevo, start of war, & admission to the UNNaida Sekic, our guest writer, raises questions about what has happened to Bosnia in those two decades.  Naida’s essay is a fitting reminder for World Refugee Day, recognized this week on 20 June. What lessons have we, the global society, learned in 20 years, & will we rise from the ashes?
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Blog Report: WORLD REFUGEE DAY SEES NEGATIVE TREND, By Ambassador Mo
“2011 saw suffering on an epic scale.”  Record 800,000 people were forced to flee across borders, more than any time since 2000, part of a total of 4.3 million people who were newly displaced last year, owing to major humanitarian crises that began in late 2010 in Côte d’Ivoire, Libya, Somalia, Sudan according to Global Trends 2011, issued by Office of UNHCR. -MORE & PHOTO GALLERY-
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