Amela Orlović

Amela Orlović

Amela Orlović is a former intern at the Post-Conflict Research Center in Sarajevo. She is currently completing her undergraduate studies at George Washington University, where she is majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in International Development.

Long Journey Home: The Story of Fata Orlovic
After the horror of war and genocide in Bosnia, a widowed wife returned to her home in Konjevic Polje with her seven kids only to learn that a church had been built in her front yard. Her battle to have the church removed from her property is still ongoing more than 20 years later.
Shutter Speed: The Story of 4 Afghan Photojournalists
After years of civil war and oppressive Taliban control, taking photographs became a crime, which caused a complete media blackout in Afghanistan. When the US invaded the country in 2001, fledgling free press emerged and a newfound fascination with the power of photography was brought to light.