Over the course of just three years, torn by civil conflict and war, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia disintegrated into five successor states: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (later known as Serbia and Montenegro). Click on the interactive map to see how this unfolded.
It belies the imagination: the horror of a mother as she tries in vain to protect her daughters from the attack of brutal, vicious soldiers. Elmina Kulašić pays tribute to her mother, and all the mothers of Bosnia.
The world first learned of the concentration camps in Bosnia after British Journalist Ed Vulliamy broke the Omarska story. An emaciated Fikret Alić appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, and suddenly, the realities of a hidden genocide became apparent.
“..it is difficult to justify or even comprehend how a writer like Handke qualifies for the award, unless of course the Swedish Academy has decided that pro-genocide propaganda is the “ideal direction”.
Ratko Mladić is in UN custody pending appeals against the Nov 2017 trial judgment jailing him for life for war crimes inc. the #Srebrenica genocide.
A status conference is listed Jan 2020 where his lawyers are again expected to raise his declining health.