Al Jazeera Correspondent - The House Fata Didn't Build

Fata Orlovic is a 70-year-old Bosnian widow. Hers is one of the most intriguing and dramatic war stories of modern times. Fata's suffering reflects the plight of many Bosnian war refugees still fighting for justice.


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Comment by Silvana M. Pellegrini Adam on December 1, 2012 at 5:49am

Things are not that simple after all. We must remember that there are people from the war Bosnia-Herzegovina who live with the past but would like the future. Not everything is bad now.
There have been atrocities from both Serbs, Muslims and Croats, who previously lived as neighbors. The young people that I worked with from 92-and after 95  being released from prison camps or had seen their parents tortured and / or shot would like future. They don´t forget but they have realised that that the guilty must be punished by the International Human Rights Commission befor justice can be done. Many of those whom I knew from then subsequently got an education and work and have a normal life now. It's terrible what happened, and can never be forgotten, but many want to move on.
The outside world must also help not to stigmatize a country's people.

Comment by William TARPAI on November 30, 2012 at 8:30pm

As I watched this video, it brought back memories of hundreds of families within a 20 mile radius of the church that I got to know during the 4 years I spent in Bosnia. The question to ask the youth is "How is this country to move forward"?   Let me recommend to those of you who wish to visit Bosnia to plan your trip during the second week in July.   For those in good shape, plan to walk between Srebrenica and Tuzla, and I'm sure you'll pass by the church, and see where horror happened when the safe haven fell.   Sretan put...

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