Riada Asimovic Akyol

Riada Asimovic Akyol

Riada Asimovic Akyol is a Bosnian journalist based in Washington D.C., creator and host of audio and video podcast “Dignified Resilience.” Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, Al-Jazeera, Al-Monitor, The Nation. Her work focuses on politics, religion and gender.

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In Srebrenica’s Darkest Hour, a Videographer Shone a Light

In Srebrenica’s Darkest Hour, a Videographer Shone a Light

The footage of “the videographer of Srebrenica” has become the locus for online connections among Bosniaks. They remember the pain of the Bosnian genocide, but also love and solidarity.

Riada Asimovic Akyol
Recipes for Disaster

Recipes for Disaster

Food nationalism started with the formation of nation states and the breakup of empires in recent centuries. Cuisine, like political borders, became an effective tool for marking new distinctions, used by chauvinists and genocidaires as a weapon.

Riada Asimovic Akyol
Bosnia’s #NeverAgain

Bosnia’s #NeverAgain

Bosnians have lately turned to photographs, films, digitized recordings, and even social media to sacralize the genocide and foster international solidarity.

Riada Asimovic Akyol