Rebuilding war-torn mosque in Bosnia

The World

The recent arrest of war crimes suspect Radovan Karad�ić has refocused the world’s attention on Bosnia-Hercegovina. Karad�ić played a key role in the war that consumed the former Yugoslav republic in the early 1990s.

A striking feature of that conflict was the ethnically-targeted destruction of cultural monuments. In Banja Luka –now the capital of the Serb-run part of Bosnia — Serb forces destroyed all 16 of the city’s mosques. The most famous one — the Ferhadija — is undergoing an ambitious restoration. The World’s Jeb Sharp reports.

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