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.
"The worst crimes in and around Gorazde were committed after the town was declared a ‘safe zone’ under United Nations Security Council Resolution 824 on May 6, 1993."
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Several of our education & #CPD HGP partners, @UCL_Holocaust @HMD_UK @FoundIshami @mostmiraproject @HolocaustUK @AnneFrankTrust @SrebrenicaUK @WagingPeaceUK are, due to COVID-19 limited in their usual outreach etc. But each have incredibly rich websites & twitter to explore. RT
Our theme for this year, in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica Memorial Day, is #EveryActionMatters. Even though many of us are stuck inside, there are still many ways to participate and help raise awareness. This is the way we fight genocide denial and revisionism.