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During the siege of Sarajevo (1992-1995), this woman, this photo became a symbol. A symbol for the spirit of women from and in Sarajevo. A symbol for the people’s resistance. She walked down the notorious “Sniper Alley” like a lady. She and other women of Sarajevo refused to become caricatures of the war. A war in which mass rape was used as a tactic to destroy the people’s self-worth, pride, dignity.

SARAJEVO, BOSNIA - In the dangerous suburb of Dobrinja, Meliha Varesanovic walks proudly and defiantly to work during the Siege of Sarajevo. (Photo by Tom Stoddart, Women of Sarajevo Revisited)

Ottoman bridge known as "Roman Bridge" on the Mala Bosna river at Plandište, Vrelo Bosne-Ilidža, Sarajevo

Ottoman bridge known as "Roman Bridge" on the Mala Bosna river at Plandište, Vrelo Bosne-Ilidža, Sarajevo

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Sarajevo i., Sarajevo, looking toward Alifakovak, Bosnia - Austro-Hungary -

A steep, cobblestoned street in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.                                                                                                 Photo by ahmetgormez.devia...

A steep, cobblestoned street in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Photo by ahmetgormez.

"... So schön und reich war es ..." - 1462 betritt ein osmanischer Heerführer ein Land, das von den damaligen Bewohnern „das goldene Tal" genannt wird. Er selbst lässt hier eine Stadt entstehen, di...   http://balkanblogger.com/2015/02/15/sarajevo-meine-europaische-perle/

"... So schön und reich war es ..." - 1462 betritt ein osmanischer Heerführer ein Land, das von den damaligen Bewohnern „das goldene Tal" genannt wird. Er selbst lässt hier eine Stadt entstehen, di... http://balkanblogger.com/2015/02/15/sarajevo-meine-europaische-perle/

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