Jovan Divjak was a Commander of the Territorial Defence in Sarajevo when the war in Bosnia began. In April 1992, he stayed in Sarajevo to be part of the multi-ethnic ABiH, defending the city and its civilians.
Tomorrow marks #WhiteArmBandDay. In 1992, as Serb forces took over Prijedor, they ordered the “non-Serb” residents to mark their homes with white flags and themselves with white arm bands to be identified. They were then murdered or sent off to concentration camps.
Another excellent Remembering Srebrenica NI meeting making plans for July - this time all on-line. Plenty will be taking place - watch this space. And don't forget the main commemoration on these islands will be shown at 7pm on 11th July - details on how to watch will follow.