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Remembering Srebrenica comments on the denial of the Srebrenica Genocide

August 28, 2018 3:00 PM
Remembering Srebrenica comments on the denial of the Srebrenica Genocide

The recent assertion from the President of Republika Srpska, Milorad Dodik, that the 1995 Srebrenica genocide is ‘untrue’ is a dangerous attempt to rewrite history and stoke division.  These comments only add further pain to the survivors of Srebrenica who have already suffered so much grief and loss caused by […]

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Final Verdict to Radovan Karadzic to be pronounced in December

August 16, 2018 7:00 AM
Final Verdict to Radovan Karadzic to be pronounced in December

The International Tribunal in The Hague is planning to pronounce the final verdict to the former President of the RS Radovan Karadzic in December this year. According to the first instance verdict of the Hague Tribunal, to which appealed both the Defense and prosecutors of the Hague, Karadzic was sentenced […]

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EUSR rejects any attempts to deny the Genocide in Srebrenica

August 15, 2018 4:00 PM
EUSR rejects any attempts to deny the Genocide in Srebrenica

Yesterday, the RS National Assembly held a special session to discuss the 2004 Report of the Commission on Srebrenica. In this context, the European Union rejects any denial, relativisation or misinterpretation of the genocide in Srebrenica. We also condemn the use of inflammatory ethno-political rhetoric and actions. We call upon […]

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Angelina Jolie: For 23 years, Hatidza was a tireless Seeker of Truth and Justice

July 24, 2018 4:00 PM
Angelina Jolie: For 23 years, Hatidza was a tireless Seeker of Truth and Justice

The news came yesterday that Hatidža Mehmedović, who survived the war in Bosnia and led the Association of the Mothers of Srebrenica, had died in a hospital in Sarajevo. “I met Hatidža four years ago when I visited the Srebrenica Memorial, where the victims of the genocide — the worst […]

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Srebrenica Mother who lost her entire Family in Genocide passed away

July 23, 2018 2:00 PM
Srebrenica Mother who lost her entire Family in Genocide passed away

After a long and serious illness, Hatidza Mehmedovic, the president of the Association “Mothers of Srebrenica”, passed away at the University Clinical Center in Sarajevo. Mehmedovic was known as a person who lost her husband, two sons, brother and numerous relatives in Srebrenica genocide, but she remained firm in her […]

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Angelina Jolie reflects on 23rd Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide

July 13, 2018 5:00 PM
Angelina Jolie reflects on 23rd Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide

Angelina Jolie is remembering the victims of the Bosnian genocide in 1995 that killed over 8,000 Muslim men and boys. The actress, who centered her 2011 directorial debut In the Land of Blood and Honey around the Bosnian war that led to genocide, commemorated the 23rd anniversary with a powerful […]

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Remembering Srebrenica: Memorial Week Interview with advocate Lejla Damon

July 12, 2018 5:00 PM
Remembering Srebrenica: Memorial Week Interview with advocate Lejla Damon

It has been 23 years since the genocide in Srebrenica, a town in the East of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the wounds run deep for the survivors. However, their courageous stories and survival and strength continue to inspire and educate. I recently spoke with one of Remembering Srebrenica’s Ambassadors Lejla […]

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Mechanism Registrar Olufemi Elias addresses Srebrenica Commemoration

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Mechanism Registrar Olufemi Elias addresses Srebrenica Commemoration

As part of the commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, today, the Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Mr. Olufemi Elias, paid his respect to the victims and delivered remarks during the commemoration ceremony at the Potočari memorial in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). […]

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Ambassador Wigemark attends commemoration in Potocari Memorial Centre

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Ambassador Wigemark attends commemoration in Potocari Memorial Centre

Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina and European Union Special Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina Ambassador Lars Gunnar Wigemark paid respect to victims of the Srebrenica genocide. The remains of 35 persons were buried in Potocari Memorial Centre today, the 23rd anniversary of the […]

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Prosecutor Del Ponte revealed the most horrifying Testimony on Srebrenica Genocide

July 11, 2018 4:00 PM
Prosecutor Del Ponte revealed the most horrifying Testimony on Srebrenica Genocide

Former Chief Prosecutor in The Hague Carla del Ponte, published a testimony of a Srebrenica genocide in her memoirs about 10 years ago, which shook the world public and the civil servants in the courtroom. “From that pile, the pile of dead bodies that did not even look like people […]

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