Stara džamija u Brezičanima
Bosanska Krajina/Western Bosnia
Additional Construction Details
19th c. (before 1896, rest. 1990)
In photographs taken immediately after the end of the war, the mosque in Brezičani is completely destroyed, the building materials removed from the site. As of 2001, only a mound of stones, remains of the mosque’s foundations, could be seen next to the old mosque cemetery. The site of the destroyed mosque remained empty for more than 15 years after the end of the war. Reconstruction began in 2010.
Source (Damage Description)
András Riedlmayer (07/2012), based on information and photos from the Medžlis of the Islamic Community of Prijedor and other sources.
According to information in the records of the Medžlis of the Islamic Community of Prijedor, the mosque in Brezičani was blown up and its ruins were knocked down and the rubble cleared in the summer of 1992.
Source (Informant Statement)
Ahmet-efendija Rahmanović, head imam of Prijedor (07/2002), interviewed by András Riedlmayer.