Thursday, October 4, 2007

MUHAMED MESIC,AN ASSOCIATE AT INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH OF CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY, WINS ECHENBERG AWARD

SARAJEVO, Bosnia (October 4,2007) – Mr. Sci. Muhamed Mesic, an associate at the Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law won the prestigious Echenberg Award as a part of the global genocide Prevention Conference, hosted by the City of Montréal from October 11 to 13.

This award is presented to the “exceptional young experts, activists and journalists in the sector of human rights protection”, the Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law announced.

This award was also presented to other 35 young people from around the world.Muhamed Mesic is the first Bosnian to have been awarded the Echenberg award.

This is also the award to the Institute itself, which has been investigating the crime of genocide and other crimes in Bosnia for over a decade.

Mesic was born in Tuzla in 1984. He is an associate to the Vienna University. He has been known before to the Bosnian public as a person who can speak over 20 languages.

1 comment:

Dina said...

Muhamed, I do not know you personally but I know of you, we come from the same city, Tuzla.
I admire your talent and hard work, and I must say I am very proud of you. Congratulations on your success and I wish you all the best.

Edina