Award-winning photojournalist, Ron Haviv, documented the Yugoslav Wars at length. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) used his work as evidence for prosecuting those accused of war crimes.
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.
Today marks a Day of Remembrance for the Murdered Children of Sarajevo. Over 1,500 children were murdered during the brutal Siege of Sarajevo. We remember them and in their honour vow to educate on the consequences of hatred so that their plight is neither forgotten nor repeated.
Thank you @messageheard and @SrebrenicaUK for the powerful #UntoldKilling series. Important listening for those interested in learning about violent nationalism, ethnic cleansing and genocide denial from survivors and witnesses. Episode four was especially heartbreaking.
On April 30 1992, Serb forces forcibly took over the town of Prijedor which led to months of systematic abuses, massacres, forcible removal and numerous concentration camps. This month we’ll be discussing the genocide and ethnic cleansing in Prijedor. Follow along and join in.
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson Turning His Siege of Sarajevo Concert Into Movie. The documentary "Scream for Me Sarajevo", covered the siege - the longest in modern history, lasting over 1,420 days and resulting in the deaths of over 11,000 people. https://t.co/SyiewDC4A0