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April 1, 2012 1:18 pm

In Bosnia, Gypsy and Jew Stand Together Against Discrimination

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Washington Post – , Bosnia-Herzegovina — Dervo Sejdic never wanted to be president. But angered that he was barred from running because he’s a gypsy, he decided to fight for the right “as a matter of principle.”

Jakob Finci is Bosnia’s ambassador to Switzerland and has held many government posts. But he can’t run because he’s a Jew.

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