We visited Sarajevo 20 years after the Siege of Sarajevo and realized it’s a city that is still very much in recovery. Although it seems nearly impossible to visit Sarajevo without at least some knowledge of the war that occurred there, it would be equally impossible to go and not notice the marks left from almost four years of fighting

20 years after the Siege of Sarajevo: A photo essay

We visited Sarajevo 20 years after the Siege of Sarajevo and realized it’s a city that is still very much in recovery. Although it seems nearly impossible to visit Sarajevo without at least some knowledge of the war that occurred there, it would be equally impossible to go and not notice the marks left from almost four years of fighting

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The War Crimes Tribunal accused Slobodan Milošević of "attempting to create a Greater Serbia"', a Serbian state encompassing the Serb-populated areas of Croatia and Bosnia, and achieved by forcibly removing non-Serbs from large geographical areas through the commission of criminal activity.

The War Crimes Tribunal accused Slobodan Milošević of "attempting to create a Greater Serbia"', a Serbian state encompassing the Serb-populated areas of Croatia and Bosnia, and achieved by forcibly removing non-Serbs from large geographical areas through the commission of criminal activity.

Over the years of war, the national library in Sarajevo was totally destroyed. Books were burned to keep desperate citizens warm during bitter cold winters.

Over the years of war, the national library in Sarajevo was totally destroyed. Books were burned to keep desperate citizens warm during bitter cold winters.

THE SIEGE OF SARAJEVO    		Two young boys read a page from a book in the recently destroyed  National and University Library of Bosnia in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on  Monday, September 7, 1992..

THE SIEGE OF SARAJEVO Two young boys read a page from a book in the recently destroyed National and University Library of Bosnia in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Monday, September 7, 1992..

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Sarajevo, Bosnia, 1995 - Photograph of Meliha Varesanovic by Tom Stoddart “This was her war. She looked so perfect with her head held high, immaculately made up, walking to her job in a government department. She was sending a message to the people surrounding her country, 'you will never win'. I went back to Sarajevo ... to find [her], and she agreed to me taking her photo in the exact same spot. She is still very beautiful and a very special person.”

Sarajevo, Bosnia, 1995 - Photograph of Meliha Varesanovic by Tom Stoddart “This was her war. She looked so perfect with her head held high, immaculately made up, walking to her job in a government department. She was sending a message to the people surrounding her country, 'you will never win'. I went back to Sarajevo ... to find [her], and she agreed to me taking her photo in the exact same spot. She is still very beautiful and a very special person.”

Sarajevo Roses are scars of the Siege of Sarajevo, which took place during the Bosnian War. They are constant reminders of the horrors of war

Sarajevo Roses are scars of the Siege of Sarajevo, which took place during the Bosnian War. They are constant reminders of the horrors of war

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