We Bosniaks would for sure fight for integrity of Bosnia.
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|Birth:||8th August, 1925|
|Death:||19th October, 2003|
|Profession:||Activist, Author, Lawyer, Philosopher, Politician, President|
Alija Izetbegović was a Bosniak politician, activist, lawyer, author, and philosopher who in 1990 became the first President of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He served in this role until 1996, when he became a member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, serving until 2000. He was also the author of several books, most notably Islam Between East and West and the Islamic Declaration. he had earned a law degree at the Sarajevo Law School. Izetbegović was married four times. He had a son, Bakir, who also entered politics, as well as two daughters. In April 1983, Izetbegović and twelve other Bosniak activists were tried before a Sarajevo court for a variety of charges called "offences as principally hostile activity inspired by Muslim nationalism, association for purposes of hostile activity and hostile propaganda". Izetbegović was further accused of organizing a visit to a Muslim congress in Iran. All of those tried were convicted and Izetbegović was sentenced to fourteen years in prison.
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