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.
“No matter what, if we spend an hour together, or if we’re spending 10 hours together, we always end up talking about the war. It will never go away.” Bosnian refugees who settled in North Carolina reflect on their experiences both past and present. https://t.co/zGjJscvCSF
An exhibition which opened in Sarajevo in April is currently being held in Srebrenica. One of its goals is to remind people of the stigma & discrimination that both women who survived wartime rape, & their children who were born as a result have faced. https://t.co/eIKGeSgGHl
"This tragedy must never be forgotten. It should serve as a reminder & a warning for younger generations – to build a better, more inclusive & caring future" said the Deputy High Representative after visiting the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Centre. https://t.co/O9SOnVg52Y
Remembering Srebrenica sends our warmest wishes to all those celebrating Eid-al-Adha. The festival provides an opportunity for Muslims across the world to join in fellowship and remembrance. So on behalf of all of us, Eid Mubarak and Bajram Šerif Mubarek Olsun. #EidAlAdha2019