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.
Today is the 28th anniversary of the Štrpci abduction, when Bosnian Serb paramilitaries and the Army of Republika Srpska soldiers abducted and killed 20 non-Serb passengers from a train going from Belgrade to Bar. The oldest victim was 59 and the youngest was 16.
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Our February newsletter is now out. Take a look to see some exciting announcements as well as what our team and community champions have been doing to ensure that Bosnian genocide education continues even in the midst of the pandemic!