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 we marked 29 years since the first killings in and around Srebrenica, when 27 houses were burnt down, 30 people killed, 12 of which were burnt, and 30 more killed in the villages around Srebrenica.
We did not forget!
Extremely upsetting to see that Peter Handke, who was awarded the Nobel Literature Prize despite his genocide denialism of the Bosnian genocide, is being honoured by Serb leadership in the same place where the brutal genocide of Bosniak Muslim was enacted.