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Bosnia And Herzegovina

2018

15

Aug

Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik disputes 1995 Srebrenica genocide

Many of the alleged victims of the Srebrenica massacre are “still alive,” claimed the leader of Republika Srpska, Milorad Dodik, speaking to lawmakers in the Serb-ruled entity within Bosnia-Herzegovina on Aug. 14. The ultra-nationalist Dodik called on the deputies to reject the report adopted by the entity’s government in 2004, which had been the first to […]

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Country: Bosnia And Herzegovina
Source: Deutsche Welle

2017

11

Jul

Bosnia prepares to mark Srebrenica genocide

Bosnia on Tuesday will mark the 22nd anniversary of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide by burying 71 recently identified victims in a collective funeral. Every year on July 11 newly identified victims of the genocide — which claimed the lives of over 8,000 people — are buried in a memorial cemetery in Potocari, eastern Bosnia. Thousands […]

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22

May

Three former Serb soldiers sentenced over ‘war crimes’

Three former Serb soldiers have been sentenced to a total of 32 years in prison for “war crimes against civilians” in northwestern Sanski Most during the war between 1992 and 1995. Bosnian High Court on Friday found three of four suspects guilty on charges of war crimes such as massacre against Bosniak civilians, torture and […]

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Country: Bosnia And Herzegovina
Source: Anadolu Ajansı

11

Apr

Bosnia’s spiritual guide, Mustafa Ceric, warns of another genocide

Four hours into meetings, and Mustafa Ceric is still holding court. The 65-year-old cleric is still clearly popular; the young and the old — and in all manner of attire — flock him to greet at a book launch at the Gazi Husrev Begova Library in the centre of Bascarsija. Nearly everyone in the room […]

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Country: Bosnia And Herzegovina
Source: TRT World