As Long As Sarajevo Exists by Kurspahi

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This is the story of Kurspahic's "three wars in Sarajevo." It is an account of an editor successfully battling with his colleagues to take control of their own newspaper during the final years of Yugoslavia. Kurspahic's memoir also enters the years of genocide in Bosnia and chronicles the resistance of a people and a newspaper to the rebirth of European fascism.
 

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Kemal Kurspahic was editor-in-chief of the Sarajevo dailyKemal Kurspahic was editor-in-chief of the Sarajevo dailyKemal Kurspahic was editor-in-chief of the Sarajevo dailyKemal Kurspahic was editor-in-chief of the Sarajevo daily Oslobodjenje in 1988 94. He was named the World Press Revie Oslobodjenje in 1988 94. He was named the World Press Revie Oslobodjenje in 1988 94. He was named the World Press Revie Oslobodjenje in 1988 94. He was named the World Press Review's International Editor of the Year in 1993 and the Internaw's International Editor of the Year in 1993 and the Internaw's International Editor of the Year in 1993 and the Internaw's International Editor of the Year in 1993 and the International Press Institute's World Press Freedom Hero in 2000. Ational Press Institute's World Press Freedom Hero in 2000. Ational Press Institute's World Press Freedom Hero in 2000. Ational Press Institute's World Press Freedom Hero in 2000. Author of three previous books, he is currently a spokesman futhor of three previous books, he is currently a spokesman futhor of three previous books, he is currently a spokesman futhor of three previous books, he is currently a spokesman for the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna. or the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna. or the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna. or the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna.
 
Published January 1, 1997 by Pamphleteers Pr. 248 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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In the chapter on the paper in wartime, Kurspahi deftly interweaves the personal and professional, creating a clear parallel between the enormous sacrifices made by Oslobodjenje's staff to keep the paper going and the heroic efforts of Bosnia's citizens to defend their homes, neighbors, and ideals.

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