Zijad Subašić

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Zijad Subašić was a resistance leader in Višegrad in the 1992-1995 Bosnian War.[1] He was a founding member of the Patriotic League in Višegrad. After being wounded in a street battle with Serb militia's in 1992, he was taken to the hospital in Foča which was still in Bosnian government control.[2] After Foča was occupied by Yugoslav People's Army (Jugoslovenska Narodna Armija), he was taken out of the hospital, brought back to Višegrad and murdered on the Mehmed-paša Sokolović bridge.[1] A historical location which was used by the Serb Army to murder Bosniak civilians during the war.[3] Today, Zijad Subašić is considered a hero among many former citizens of Višegrad.[4] His body was exhumed from a mass grave and identified.

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  1. ^ a b Kerim Lucarevic. "The battle for Sarajevo". Open Library. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  2. ^ "::: SARAJEVO JE TREBALO PASTI ZA TRI, A CIJELA BOSNA ZA 14 DANA :::". Camo.ch. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  3. ^ Z. Vukas. "Knjige o Gorazdu: - Biti Svjedok Istine, Ahmet Sejdic". Gorazde Info. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  4. ^ "Victim self-defense: Bosniak resistance in Visegrad | Visegrad Genocide Memories". Genocideinvisegrad.wordpress.com. 2009-04-07. Retrieved 2013-10-21.