Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Daily Archives: 7 October 2009

Women’s solidarity

A month ago, there was an unpleasant incident in Tuzla when a Christian nun was verbally attacked in public by Muslims.  The Federation of Women (a Muslim women’s group which … Continue reading

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Devastation of war

Everybody we meet has been affected by the war.  We listened to some harrowing stories yesterday from people who had experienced far more than anyone should have to bear.  Even … Continue reading

7 October 2009

Young people leaving Bosnia

We’ve heard from a few people now, and again from the Mayor of Tuzla, that many young people will leave Bosnia if they can – to study or to find … Continue reading

7 October 2009

Meeting the Mayor of Tuzla

Today everything shifted gear.  We (now warmly welcomed as a delegation) met the Mayor of Tuzla, a large town in the north of the Federation entity of Bosnia (Bosniac majority), … Continue reading

7 October 2009


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