Turkish president remembers founding Bosnian statesman 14 years after his passing as a 'man of heart'
To understand the Bosnian Muslims, one of the first things one must do is understand their leader Alija Izetbegovic, the leader of the Bosnian resistance
Bosnian Presidency member Bakir Izetbegovic has lead the evening prayer, much to the pleasure of many.
Today marks the anniversary of the death of Bosnia's "Wise King" Alija Izetbegovic. His last interview was conducted with World Bulletin editor-in-chief Akif Emre. Alija Izetbegovic, is the hero of Bosnian Muslim resistance during the siege of Sarajevo who led his country to independence from the genocidal campaign of Yugoslavia. He died in Sarajevo on Sunday, October 19, 2003 at the age of 78.
Bosniak politician Alija Izetbegovic, who brought independence to his home country, is remembered in Bosnia Herzegovina on eleventh anniversary of his death
Alija Izetbegović’s outstanding bravery and zealousness led the Bosnian people to victory after four years of war. Even when it was being bombarded, he never abandoned his beloved Sarajevo. Books documenting his political leadership and intelligence carry his legacy on to the future.
His close friend, Bosnia-Herzegovina deputy president Mirsad Kebo, broke the news of Tihic's passing on Thursday evening.
The prison that former president of Bosnia and Herzegovina Alija Izetbegovic was one of its inmates, was shut down in 1988 and completely abandoned in 1989.
Alija Izzetbegovic, who led Bosnia-Herzegovina to peace after years of civil war, had his gravestone spray painted.
Isler will attend the opening of the Izetbegovic house and two other sites renovated by TIKA.
Here is the last interview of Alija Izetbegović before he died.