"Our only goal is to get our children back home and end this agony as soon as possible," says Senija Muhamedagic from the city of Cazin in northwest Bosnia.
the Country's government – like many others in Europe, including Sweden – have voiced little interest to take the homes of their citizens.
According to Bosnian intelligence agencies have 241 adults and 80 children of citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina had travelled to Syria or Iraq between 2012 and 2016 to connect to the jihadistgrupper. Where have people got the 150 children. And about 100 adults, including 49 women, are left in the field, while at least 88 have been killed or died in other ways.
it has a special relationship to conflicts with religious overtones after the balkan wars in the 1990s, when bosnian muslims fought against the christians, Croatian catholics and Serbian orthodox.
Senija Muhamedagic and the other two women have daughters and sisters with a total of nine children in camps in northern Syria. And like many other relatives of persons who have previously been directly or indirectly involved in the ICE says the three women to their relatives not involved in any war crimes and that they more or less forced to the area of radicalized spouses.
the Sister to Alema Dolamic – another of the three women – is now a widow since her husband had been killed in battles 2017 and she is stuck in Syria with three children.
Alema Dolamic has started a closed facebook group for relatives of people from the western Balkans, which is in Syria or Iraq.
"It has been going on for five years, I have in practice not left my life longer," says Dolamic.
the swiss government that it does not intend to stop the approximately 20 citizens who are in Syria and Iraq from across the border to Switzerland, with the exception of the esque jihadists.
On the other hand, citizens may not expect to get any help home, except possibly the children.
"For the government is that the ultimate goal was clear: Switzerland security and protection for its citizens is the highest priority," writes the government in a statement.