Bosnian refugees in Slovenia are being
made to feel unwelcome but are unable to return home.
By Andrea Accardi in Ljubljana (BCR
No. 116, 15-Feb-00)
Safija is an 18-year-old Bosnian refugee
from Doboj. Although she arrived in Slovenia eight years ago, she is still
yearning for some semblance of a normal life.
Safija is one of just over 3,000 refugees
who fled to Slovenia at the height of the Bosnian war. They received a
generally warm reception, but the generosity soon began to wane.
The Law on Temporary Refuge, introduced