Serbian nationalism

UN Designates July 11 as Srebrenica Remembrance Day Despite Serbian Opposition

The United Nations has officially designated July 11 as an annual day of remembrance for the victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. This decision came despite intense lobbying against the resolution by Serbia. German and Rwandan representatives successfully pushed the proposal through, which was approved by 84 member states, while 19 voted against and 68 abstained.

UN security staff attempt to seize Serbian flag from Serb victims of Bosnian war

NEW YORK - Security staff at the UN headquarters in New York unsuccessfully attempted to seize a Serbian flag from a delegation of Serb victims of the Bosnia and Herzegovina war before Thursday's UN General Assembly session on a Srebrenica resolution, a Tanjug reporter on the ground said.

Serbian Opposition Mounts Against UN Resolution on Srebrenica Genocide

The UN General Assembly is set to discuss and vote on a draft resolution regarding the Srebrenica massacre. The proposed document aims to declare July 11 as an International Day of Remembrance for the Genocide that occurred there in 1995. This resolution condemns the denial of genocide and the glorification of war criminals.

Vucic: We did not expect some countries to stab us in back in UNGA vote

NEW YORK - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday in New York Belgrade had information about what countries would vote for a Srebrenica genocide resolution in the UN General Assembly on Thursday and that there would be "disappointing news" about the positions of some countries that had not been expected to stab Serbia in the back.

Zuroff hopes Srebrenica resolution will fail, says UNGA "worst place" to vote on it

BELGRADE/JERUSALEM - Simon Wiesenthal Centre Director Efraim Zuroff said on Tuesday he hoped a UN Srebrenica genocide resolution would fail and noted that the UN General Assembly was the "worst place" to vote on the matter because it was a "political vote."

For Srebrenica survivors, accepting 'truth' is path to peace

For the relatives of the Srebrenica massacre victims, forgiving feels impossible, nearly 30 years on.

But if Serbs in Bosnia and Belgrade stop denying and accept that the atrocity was an act of genocide, as states a draft UN resolution due to be put to the vote Thursday, that would enable finding peace, some survivors say.

Vucevic: Gabon will not vote for Srebrenica resolution

BELGRADE - Serbian PM Milos Vucevic said on Monday Gabonese PM Raymond Ndonga Sima had informed him Gabon would not vote for a UN General Assembly resolution on Srebrenica.

Vucevic also thanked Gabon for its full support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Serbia regarding Kosovo-Metohija.

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