Bosnian Genocide

Candles Lit Outside Serbian Presidency to Commemorate Srebrenica

Activists from the Youth Initiative for Human Rights and other anti-war groups gathered in front of the Serbian presidency building on Sunday evening to light candles to commemorate victims of the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica by Bosnian Serb forces in July 1995.

The activists also held up a banner with the slogan "It shouldn't happen to anyone again".

Turkey marks 26th anniversary of Srebrenica genocide

The Turkish president on July 11 commemorated the 26th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, voicing his sorrow and sympathy to the victims.

In a video message at the memorial ceremony to mark the massacre's anniversary in Bosnia, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Turkey will continue to stand with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bosnians.

Pristina adopts resolution on Srebrenica

89 deputies voted for the adoption of the resolution, no one was against or abstained, reports the Pristina Reporters.
At the moment when the President of the Assembly, Glauk Konjufca, announced a point on the Draft Resolution on the committed genocide in Srebrenica, the deputies of the Serbian List and Minister Goran Raki left the session.

Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier Jailed for Murdering Two Bosniaks

The Bosnian state court on Monday convicted Bozidar Perisic of shooting two Bosniak men dead in the village of Gracanica, near Rogatica, on June 19, 1992.

The bodies of victims Salem and Mustafa Sijercic were later burned by unknown members of the Bosnian Serb Army, and have still not been found.

Bosnia’s Constitutional Court Rejects Babic Appeal Over Prijedor Verdict

Bosnia's top court has rejected an appeal filed by Zoran Babic in September 2019 with the Constitutional Court against a verdict passed down in May that year in which he said his right to a fair defence had been violated.

Under the verdict, the Appeals Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina sentenced him to 13 years in prison for a "crime against humanity".

BIRN Fact-Check: Has Montenegro’s Srebrenica Resolution ‘Stigmatised’ Serbia?

Montenegro's decision to adopt a parliamentary resolution outlawing denial of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide in eastern Bosnia, committed by Bosnian Serbs, has sparked anger among local Serbs and in neighbouring Serbia, with Serbian officials calling for a diplomatic response.

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