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Ethnic rifts overshadow in Bosnia elections

The town of Foca was a the heart of the Bosnian conflict.

It was where some of the worst ethnic cleansing of Muslims - or Bosniaks - took place by Bosnian Serbs during the war of the 1990s.

The town was renamed "Srbinje", or "Place of the Serbs".

But as Bosnia prepares to go to the polls, Foca is gaining a reputation for reconciliation and progressive politics.

Mark Lowen reports.

  • 02 Oct 2010