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Text of report by Bosnian independent weekly Slobodna Bosna, on 27 December
[Report by Slobodna Bosna investigation team: "Ex-Grand Mufti's Copy and Paste Job"]
The founding of the World Bosniak Congress [WBC] to be headed by Mustafa effendi [honourific title] Ceric has generated strong reactions and divisions within the Islamic Community in Bosnia-Hercegovina [IZBiH]. Namely, the majority view within the IZBiH is that the formation of such an organization is unnecessary and is Effendi Ceric's vanity project. Doubts about this project were also stoked by the Bosniak National Foundation set up, according to Ceric's adversaries, to launder money in some way.
Namely, it is hoped that millions of euros in voluntary donations from well to do Bosniaks from across the world will be pouring into the foundation.
By all accounts, the most responsible for the rift are the founders of the WBC who were very selective when they sent the invitations to the WBC electoral assembly and first session to be held in the House of Youth in Sarajevo's Skenderija Centre on 29 December 2012.
As stated in the founder's programme charter, membership and participation will be open to Bosniak non governmental organizations and associations involved in …