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Young and disillusioned
Young Bosnians gather in the Cafe to discuss the challenges they face in their fragmented country.
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2011 09:16

Young people across the world generally worry about the same things: getting a decent job, deciding where to live and what to do. But for many young Bosnians it is more complicated to realise their dreams for the future.

It is a new state, there is a lot of corruption, plenty of bureaucracy and too few jobs. Plus, many say that the ethnic identity you are born with sticks with you, determining almost all you life decisions. No wonder, many young people in the fragmented country are getting disillusioned.

"This society is looking backwards, this is a society of the past, there is no future for young men," says Ahmed Buric, a journalist and blogger.

The Cafe went to Sarajevo to ask a group of young Bosnians if they think their future looks bright and if they think their country is moving in the right direction.

 

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Source:
Al Jazeera
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