Djuro Ivkovic

Djuro Ivkovic, born in 1934 in Drezanj, Nevesinje Municipality. worked as a policeman in Nevesinje before and during the war. Retired after the war he died of the consequences of a stroke on 17 May 2008.

  • In July 1992 he saved from being murdered three boys from the catic family: Irfan, 11 years old (1980) Dzemal, 12 years old (1979) and Dzenis, 8 years old (1984), releasing them from detention in the basement of the Nevesinje Police Station and helped them go to the free territory
  • In July 1992 he saved from being murdered a six-month-old baby and a three-year-old child of Nura MiCijevic, releasing them from detention in the basement of the Police Station in Nevesinje and helped them go to the free territory where their mother found them
  • In July 1992 he saved Nura MiCijevic from being murdered and helped her to the free territory where she found her six-month-old baby and three-year-old child
  • In July 1992 he saved two elderly ladies from being murdered, releasing them from detention in the basement of the Nevesinje Police Station and helped them go to the free territory
  • In June and July 1992 he organised the escape from being murdered of several expelled, unarmed civilians detained in the Nevesinje Police station and the surrounding concentration camps in Eastern Herzegovina

From the first to the last day of the war he succeeded to live by his principle that "in the war the most important thing is to keep your integrity and protect your family ".

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BOOKS

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    Chronicle of Evil; Konjic: 1992 – 1995

    Goran Sarić's war diary is an extraordinary testimony about his and my town Konjic during the last Bosnian war, which can be taken as a paradigm for the representation of the war on the entire territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina under the control of the Army of BiH.

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    Lazar Manojlović, a Man who does not give up

    The Book of Sorrow and Monition (Knjiga tuge i opomene) by Lazar Manojlović consists mainly of his newspaper articles published from 2009th to 2013th in which Manojlović deals with topics that are largely influenced his life and life in general in BiH.

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