Taking action in Bosnia
Every night on TV we see the genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Bosnia-Herzegovina is a recognized republic in the Balkans and is a member of the United Nations and other international organizations. Despite this international legal backing, the Slavic Muslims of Bosnia-Herzegovina are being massacred.
The world community looks on just as it did with the massacre of Turkish Cypriots in Cyprus from 1963 to 1974. But the Turkish army intervened in July 1974 and put an end to the massacres. In the middle of Christian Europe, Bosnian Muslims are being massacred in the thousands - and we thought Europeans, Americans, and Christians were the people who respected and upheld human rights and national law.
The world community should lobby, in every level of government, for military intervention by the UN into Bosnia-Herzegovina to stop the massacre of innocent people before it is too late. Atilla Ottoman, Sydney
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