Nonviolence and the Bosnian “Baby Revolution”

babylution iconYesterday, my latest article on the nonviolent “baby revolution” in Bosnia and Herzegovina was published by jmbg.org.

An excerpt: 

On Monday, as their Croatian neighbors sailed into the European Union, thousands of frustrated Bosnians assembled in Sarajevo to tell their politicians, “You’re fired.” Parallel demonstrations took place all over Bosnia and Herzegovina, in Mostar, Tuzla, Zenica, Prijedor, and Bugojno. It’s a major escalation in the Bosnian “baby revolution,” which began in earnest last month, in an attempt to resolve the citizenship crisis affecting Bosnian newborns. Bosnian babies are growing teeth. 

The full text is here.

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About Tom Simpson

Tom Simpson teaches religion, ethics, and philosophy at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH. Born in 1975 in Olean, NY, he earned the Ph.D. in religious studies from the University of Virginia, where he specialized in American religious history. He writes, teaches, and lectures about religion in America, popular culture, Mormonism, and Bosnia. He lives in Exeter with his partner, Alexis Simpson, and their two children.
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3 Responses to Nonviolence and the Bosnian “Baby Revolution”

  1. Pingback: Bosnian Lawmakers Fail to Meet ‘Babylution’ Protest Demands · Global Voices

  2. European Union should solve this issue, our politicians are not fit to lead our country.

    • Tom Simpson says:

      Thanks so much for this comment and for visiting the blog. I really hope that better leadership and much-needed constitutional reform will come to BiH soon. The people of BiH deserve it after so much suffering and struggle. Take care–

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