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Milorad Dodik Laid a Wreath at Potočari in Srebrenica

April 17, 2015 12:15 PM
Milorad Dodik Laid a Wreath at Potočari in Srebrenica

In Potočari – a Bosnian town not too far from Srebrenica – another day of mourning has begun. The President of RS, Milorad Dodik, laid flowers at a local remembrance site, along with the Mayor of Srebrenica, Ćamil Duraković. Dodik’s initial visit has been announced – and delayed – twice […]

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Posthumous Remains found in Mass Graves in Podrinje

April 6, 2015 9:15 AM
Posthumous Remains  found in Mass Graves in Podrinje

Fifty-five victims of genocide in Srebrenica have been identified for burial on July 11 in Potočari. Spokesperson of the Missing Persons Institute of BiH Lejla Čengić said that those are posthumous remains found in many mass graves revealed in area of Podrinje, whose families stated that they will be buried […]

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Bill Clinton to arrive on the 20th Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide

March 25, 2015 12:30 PM
Bill Clinton to arrive on the 20th Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide

The 20th anniversary of the worst and the most terrible crime after the Second World War, the genocide in Srebrenica, will be marked in June. Every year on July 11th, Srebrenica is a place where thousands of people gather to pay tribute to the victims and bury their loved ones […]

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Memorial Forest with 8.372 Trees to be Built

March 12, 2015 5:45 PM
Memorial Forest with 8.372 Trees to be Built

In a special way, city of Gorazde will show honor to the victims of genocide in Srebrenica. On the occasion of 20th anniversary of the genocide at the site Posestra, the Memorial Forest complex with 8,372 trees will be built. The goal of the project is a permanent marking memory […]

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Let’s not Forget Srebrenica – one of the Biggest Evils that Ever Happened

December 24, 2014 5:00 PM
Let’s not Forget Srebrenica – one of the Biggest Evils that Ever Happened

The twentieth anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide next year will be marked in parliaments of Great Britain, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, as well and in more than 100 cities on the island and at about 1,000 other sites that include schools, religious buildings and community centers. Heads of British […]

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Take a Moment and Read Why it Matters to Remember Srebrenica

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Take a Moment and Read Why it Matters to Remember Srebrenica

Despite Srebrenica being declared a United Nations “safe area,” over 25,000 people were made to flee their homes by Serbian ultra-nationalist Ratko Mladic and his army in an attempt to secure a territorial hold on the area. It was the most brutal campaign of ethnic violence in Europe seen since […]

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Enjoying Culture: Galleries of Sarajevo Worth Visiting

December 12, 2014 12:30 PM
Enjoying Culture: Galleries of Sarajevo Worth Visiting

Renowned local artists, as well as those who are well known on regional and international art scenes, have regular exhibitions in Sarajevo’s galleries. The most important of these is the National Gallery of BiH, which houses a collection of more than 6,000 valuable works of art. During the past 55 […]

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Bob Stewart: Genocide in Srebrenica as a Big Stain on the Conscience of International Community

December 3, 2014 1:45 PM
Bob Stewart: Genocide in Srebrenica as a Big Stain on the Conscience of International Community

Members of the British Parliament, led by the former Commander of the United Nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina Colonel Bob Stewart, visited the Potočari Memorial Center, where they paid tribute to the victims of the genocide in Srebrenica. The visit was realized in the framework of the Lessons of Srebrenica, […]

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BiH Searches for 8,000 Missing Persons

September 4, 2014 4:30 PM
BiH Searches for 8,000 Missing Persons

Missing Persons Institute of Bosnia and Herzegovina said that International Day of the Disappeared is considered especially important in this country because more than 30,000 BiH citizens went missing during the war. After the war and until today, more than 24,000 remains were found and exhumed after it was found […]

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Ziyah Gafić: Everyday objects, tragic histories

September 2, 2014 12:45 PM
Ziyah Gafić: Everyday objects, tragic histories

Ziyah Gafić photographs everyday objects—watches, shoes, glasses. But these images are deceptively simple; the items in them have been exhumed from the mass graves of the Bosnian War. Gafić, a TED Fellow and Sarajevo native, is photographing every item from these graves in order to create a living archive of […]

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