Bratislava Morina

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August 11, 2022

Bratislava Buba Morina (born Banjac; Niš, March 4, 1947 — Niš, August 2, 2022) was a Serbian politician.

Biography

She was born Bratislava Banjac on March 4, 1947 in Niš. Her father Milan was an officer of the Yugoslav Army, originally from Drinić, near Bosanski Petrovac. Her mother, Jelena Radović, was originally from the East, in Metohija. As the child of an officer, she spent her childhood in frequent moves around Kosovo and Metohija — Suva Reka, Dragash, Prizren and Pristina. The family eventually returned to Nis. She started her schooling in Pristina, and graduated in Nis in 1968. She then studied at the Faculty of Law in Niš. After the third year of studies, she left the faculty and got a job at the Secretariat of Internal Affairs (SUP) in Niš. She later continued her studies at the Faculty of Law in Pristina. After her marriage to Rahman Morina, then head of the Prishtina SUP, her political career began. First, she moved to work in the Federal Executive Council (SIV), and then to the position of advisor in the Presidency of the SFRY. In the following years, she held provincial positions in SAP Kosovo — she was an advisor for national defense in the Executive Council of SAP Kosovo, an advisor in the Presidency of SAP Kosovo and in the Republic SUP of SR Serbia. Her husband was one of Slobodan Milošević's close associates and the leader of the Union of Communists of Kosovo from 1989 until his sudden death in October 1990. After that, Bratislava became politically involved in the newly formed Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS). In 1994, the Prime Minister of Serbia, Mirko Marjanović, appointed him as the Republic's Commissioner for Refugees. In 1997, she moved to the Federal Government, where she was first the Minister for Family Care, and then the Minister for Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and Humanitarian Aid. She died on August 2, 2022 in Niš. She had two marriages. She has a son, Predrag Nikolić, from her first marriage, and a daughter, Vera, and a son, Kohan, from her marriage to Rahman Morin.

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Voice of the public: Who is this man? Bratislava Buba Morina