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Bosnia And Herzegovina

2019

15

Apr

Srebrenica massacre is ‘fabricated myth’, Bosnian Serb leader says

A Bosnian Serb leader has claimed that the Srebrenica massacre, in which more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed, is a “fabricated myth”. Milorad Dodik, who heads Bosnia’s multi-ethnic joint presidency, said the massacre was “something that does not exist”, at a conference discussing war crimes committed during the Bosnian conflict. Bosnian Serb troops killed the Muslim men and boys […]

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Country: Bosnia And Herzegovina
Source: Independent , TRT Haber

08

Feb

Bosnian Serbs form new panels to re-examine Srebrenica, Sarajevo victims

The government of Bosnia’s autonomous Serb Republic set up panels on Thursday to re-examine the number of victims in Srebrenica and Sarajevo during Bosnia’s 1992-1995 war, a move Western countries view as a push to revise history. Bosnia is formed out of the Serb Republic and a federation representing its ethnic Croat and Muslim Bosniak […]

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Country: Bosnia And Herzegovina
Source: Euro News , Reuters

2018

10

Dec

Some migrants trapped in Bosnia may not survive winter

Thousands of migrants trapped near the Bosnian border with Croatia are ill-equipped to survive freezing temperatures and some might not make it through winter, the Red Cross said Monday (Dec 10). The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies (IFRC) warned that more than five thousand migrants trapped in Bosnia and Herzegovina desperately […]

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Country: Bosnia And Herzegovina
Source: Dünya Bülteni , Channel News Asia

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