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BURCH Diplomacy Club Members Visited Banja Luka and Municipality Prijedor
Apr 15, 2016

BURCH Diplomacy Club Members Visited Banja Luka and Municipality Prijedor

On 13 April BURCH Diplomacy Club members and others visited Banja Luka and the Municipality of Prijedor, more specifically the not-yet-opened Ferhat pasha's mosque in Banja Luka and returnee settlement Kozarac, mass grave Tomašica and wartime concentration camp Trnopolje in Prijedor.


Sixteen students of the Department of International Relations and European Studies, three students of other departments and six BURCH University professors and other staff participated in the visit.

Those 25 people firstly visited Ferhat pasha's mosque, where they toured the soon-to-be opened mosque and could pray before the formal opening. They also had an opportunity to talk and discuss current issues with Behzad Čirkin i Slobodan Popović, representatives of the Bosniak and Serb peoples in the area in and around Prijedor.

Afterwards, the wartime mass grave Tomašica, the largest mass grave found after World War II, and wartime concentration camp Trnopolje, one of three in Prijedor, with an excellent guide Sudbin Musić, a victim of wartime happenings himself.



Educational trip to Banja Luka, Tomašica, Prijedor and Kozarac