We are absolutely disgusted that a bag of pig entrails was left at the Srebrenica genocide memorial on Orthodox Christmas Eve followed by the singing of fascist songs. This stands in contrast with the true meaning of Christmas, being that of love and unity. This vile, Islamophobic behaviour is not an isolated event, but comes […]
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#OnThisDay in 2011, General Ratko Mladić was captured and arrested after avoiding arrest for 16 years. In 1995 he had overseen a campaign in Srebrenica that led to around 8,000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys being killed by Serb forces.
A commemoration was held in Tuzla yesterday in memory of the 71 victims who were killed by an artillery attack launched by Bosnian Serb forces 24 years ago. The youngest victim was Sandro who was just two-and-a-half years old. https://t.co/uFGuh2uN7q
The annual march took place to mark the 27th anniversary of the attack on Kozarac. Over 100 people joined the gathering, with Imam Hafiz Amir ef Mahić saying that it provided an opportunity to nurture the memory so future generations learn about the past. https://t.co/ysAgH5ob3q.
The ICTY was established exactly 26 years ago, the first international war crimes tribunal since the Nuremberg & Tokyo tribunals. It has contributed to an indisputable historical record by combating denial & proving that the mass murder at Srebrenica was a genocide.
Attended my first North East Srebrenica Board meeting this evening. Got to hear all about local plans as part of #srebrenicamemorialday2019 from the fantastic Chair @_lucyadams2 and very much looking forward to being a part of it @SmajoBeso @SrebrenicaUK