PICS: Bosnian Authorities Demolish Orthodox Church on Muslim Woman's Land

PICS: Bosnian Authorities Demolish Orthodox Church on Muslim Woman's Land


(AP) — Bosnian authorities on Saturday demolished a Serbian Orthodox church that was illegally built on land owned by a Bosniak woman, a move that comes after a 20-year legal battle that saw the case reach the European Court of Human Rights.

Workers and construction machinery arrived at Fata Orlovic’s yard in the village of Konjevic Polje early Saturday. Using a crane, they brought down the white-coloured church and its tower bell.

The European Court of Human Rights ruled in October 2019 that authorities must remove the church and pay damages to the Orlovic family totalling 31,000 euros ($36,500).

An Orthodox church is demolished in Konjevic Polje, the village next to Srebrenica in Bosnia, Saturday, June 5, 2021. Bosnian authorities have demolished a Serbian Orthodox church illegally built on the land owned by a Bosniak woman after a 20-year-long legal battle that reached the European Court of Human

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