Some see the census as an opportunity to resolve unanswered questions from the war. Others feel the population count will undermine the fragile political structure that is held together by ethnic quotas. “The more ‘Others’, the more normal Bosnia and Herzegovina will be. In the census, it’s important to be anything but a Bosniak, Croat or Serb. It’s important to be normal.”
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Janine di Giovanni is an award-winning war correspondent and author. Covering almost every violent conflict since the first Palestinian intifada, she has illuminated the most sinister places on earth from Rwanda to Grozny [Chechnya]. If every journalist has but one war that grips, shapes and haunts them, Bosnia is hers….