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SREBRENICA: WHY EVERY LIFE MATTERS – OPED

By Paul Woodward - War in Context

July 11, 2016

In the West, the top three watershed geopolitical events of the modern era are commonly seen as the end of the Cold War with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the al Qaeda attacks in the U.S. in 2001, and the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. The 1995 Srebrenica Genocide, has largely been forgotten and outside the Muslim world its significance never widely grasped. Yet as Brendan Simms noted in Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, from 1453 to the Present: In the Muslim world, the slaughter of their co-religionists in Bosnia contributed
substantially to the emergence of a common...   More >>>

 

HOW BRITAIN AND THE US
DECIDED TO ABANDON
SREBRENICA TO ITS FATE

Florence Hartmann and
Ed Vulliamy

July 4, 2015, The Guardian

They will fill the VIP stands at Srebrenica next weekend to mark the 20th
anniversary of the worst massacre on European
soil since the Third Reich; heads of state, politicians,
the great and...   More >>>

 

SREBRENICA - WEB
GENOCIDE MUSEUM

Aljazeera Balkans

The project "Srebrenica – Web Genocide Museum" is aimed at everyone, particularly those who have
not, nor will they ever be able to visit Srebrenica, to see the Srebrenica –
Potočari Memorial Center, which includes the
cemetery where the
remains of...   Link >>>

 

REMARKS FOLLOWING
RUSSIA'S VETO OF A
DRAFT RESOLUTION
COMMEMORATING
THE 20th ANNIVERSARY
OF THE GENOCIDE IN
SREBRENICA

Samantha Power,
US ambassador to UN

New York, July 8, 2015

Thank you, Deputy
Secretary General
Eliasson, and...   More >>>

 

RESOLUTION ON THE
SREBRENICA
COMMEMORATION

July 9, 2015

The European Parliament,
– having regard to its resolutions of 7 July 20051 and of 15 January 20092 on Srebrenica, – having regard to the provisions of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, of the European Convention on Human Rights and of the International Covenant on Civil and...   More >>>

 

RESOLUTION -
EXPRESSING THE SENSE
OF THE HOUSE OF
REPRESENTATIVES
REGARDING SREBRENICA

June 12, 2015

Whereas July 2015 will
mark 20 years since the genocide at Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Whereas beginning in April 1992, aggression an...
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SREBRENICA: THE WORLD
FAILS, BUT NEVER ONE'S
OWN GOVERNMENT

Ed Vulliamy

12 July 2014

The earth around
Srebrenica yesterday took in the remains of a further
175 bodies – in some
cases just a bone or two –
alongside the thousands already...   More >>>

 

LIFE IN THE VALLEY OF
DEATH

By Scott Anderson,
Photographs by Paolo
Pellegrin

May 2014, The New York
Times Magazine

Amor Masovic has the gaze and mournful air of a man who never gets enough
sleep. For nearly two
decades, his job has been to find the...   More >>>

 

SUSPEND THE RULES
AND AGREE TO THE
RESOLUTION, H. RES. 199,
WITH AN AMENDMENT

April 6, 2005

Expressing the sense of
the House of
Representatives regarding the massacre at Srebrenica in July 1995. Whereas in
July 1995 thousands of
men and boys who had...
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Rabbi Arthur Schneier
President, Appeal of
Conscience Foundation,
Senior Rabbi, Park East
Synagogue, New York

SREBRENICA-POTOČARI,
BOSNIA AND
HERZEGOVINA

July 11, 2012

Salaam, Shalom, Peace Be upon You.
Your Eminence, Reis
Ul-Lema, Mufta of Tuzla, Acting Mayor of Srebrenica, Your Excellencies, and...
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SANCTIONS FOR
GENOCIDE DENIAL

Belgrade, July 11, 2012.

This year marks the 17th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. As years go by, new evidence of this horrible crime accumulate. Many sentences either for or closely related to the Srebrenica have been passed in ICTY. On the grounds of these
sentences the International Court of...   More >>>

 

The White House

STATEMENT BY THE
PRESIDENT ON THE 17th
ANNIVERSARY OF THE
SREBRENICA GENOCIDE

July 10, 2012

On July 11, we honor the memory of the over 8,000 innocent men and boys - brothers and husbands, fathers and sons - who
were brutally murdered in Srebrenica 17 years ago in a brazen act of genocide that shocked the world. The name...   More >>>

 

DEAR FRIENDS,
DEAR BOSNIANS

Sonja Biserko

2010

It is not easy to speak about Srebrenica and the war in Bosnia here in front of you, because it brought you all here to this friendly country where you have found a new home. You have left your homes behind you as well as your memories of a past life, of your nearest
and dearest. You have brought your...   More >>>

  

REMEMBERING THE 1995
SREBRENICA GENOCIDE

Senadin Lavic

At the Bosniak Institute in Sarajevo on July 8, 2010, BZK "Preporod" ("Renaissance") organized a lecture on remembering the Srebrenica genocide 1995-2010. The speakers that evening were the president of BZK "Preporod" Senadin Lavic and professors Edina Becirevic, Cazim Sadikovic, Šacir Filandra, Asim Mujkic and
Dino Abazovic.

Fifteen years have passed since July 1995 in Srebrenica. Many questions have still not been answered. What is our life after that event? Where is...
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INTERVIEW: Greek
journalist sued for writing
about the presence of
Greek paramilitaries in
Bosnia

CONGRESS OF NORTH AMERICAN BOSNIAKS

Interviewer:
Daniel Toljaga

August 5, 2009

On 27 July 2009 Mr.
Stavros Vitalis,
representing the Panhellenic Macedonian Front, filed a libel suit against the acclaimed journalist Mr. Takis Michas, best known for his authorship of the book...
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GENOCIDE, DENIAL
AND REPETITION:
RESPONSIBILITIES OF
INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE
REGARDING FUTURE AND
PEACE

Louise L. Lambrichs

Abstract:
For fifteen years, International Law has been working to judge the crimes committed in Croatia and Bosnia between 1991 (the siege of Vukovar by Milosevic's army helped by the Cetniks) and 1995 (the mass murder perpetrated
by the Cetniks in Srebrenica). But in spite of enquiries and evidence...
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HELSINKI COMMITTEE FOR
HUMAN RIGHTS IN SERBIA

RELEASES ABOUT
SREBRENICA AND ZEPA

13, 20, 31 July 1995.

Belgrade, July 13, 1995
Now that military forces of Bosnian Serbs have occupied Srebrenica the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia strongly condemns the indifference with which both domestic public and the United Nations accept the act of violation of the
so-called protected zone
the UN are duty bound to protect. This dangerous precedent...   More >>>

 

CONFRONTING
SREBRENICA
GENOCIDE DENIAL

23 June 2009.

By Srebrenica Genocide Blog - Stephen Karganovic (aka: Stefan Karganovic), founder of the so called "Srebrenica Historical Project", is one of the most manipulative genocide deniers we've seen so far. As a man with questionable credibility, he praises
anti-semitic extremists as credible sources to "prove" that genocide in Srebrenica had not happened. He served as a defence...
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Srebrenica and the London Bombings

THE 'ANTI-WAR' LINK

By Marko Attila Hoare

23rd July 2005

At Srebrenica on 11 July 1995, Christian Serb fascists - Chetniks - massacred about eight thousand Muslim men and boys. A few days before the tenth anniversary of the massacre, British Islamic fascists massacred over
fifty people in London. Both groups of extremists - Chetniks and
Islamofascists - were
motivated by...   More >>>

 

SREBRENICA: FROM
DENIAL TO CONFESSION

Press Release

07/20/2005 , HCHRS

Within the memorial marking the 10th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, the Society for Jeopardized Peoples, in tandem with "Mothers of Srebrenica," organized the launch of the Helsinki Committee's book "Srebrenica: From Denial
To Confession" on June 27, 2005. The book was presented by Adburahman Malkic, head of the Srebrenica municipality,
Prof. Mirko...   More >>>

 

New in the "Testimonies" edition:

SREBRENICA - FROM
DENIAL TO CONFESSION

Prepared and edited
by Sonja Biserko

06/08/2005 , HCHRS

The book attempts to provide an in-depth insight
into the...   More >>>

 

NO COMMENT

The NIN weekly, June 3,
2005 (excerpts)

06/08/2005

The Genocidal Circle Completes
SREBRENICA AS A FATE
By Ljiljana Smajlovic

Eight non-governmental organizations from
Belgrade requested the Serbian Assembly to adopt a declaration obliging the state of Serbia to acknowledge the
judgments that have
"clearly defined the character of the crime of genocide committed in Srebrenica," to "candidly
address" the...   More >>>

 

DECLARATION: ON THE
STATE OF SERBIA'S
OBLIGATION TO
UNDERTAKE ALL
MEASURES AIMED AT
PROTECTING THE RIGHTS
OF THE VICTIMS OF WAR
CRIMES, PARTICULARLY
THE RIGHTS OF THE
VICTIMS OF THE
SREBRENICA GENOCIDE

06/08/2005 , HCHRS

The draft of a Declaration on Srebrenica put forth to the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia by the following
non-governmental organizations: Lawyers' Committee for Human Rights, Center for Cultu...
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The Day After the
Videotape Depicting
Cold-Blooded Killing of Civilians in Srebrenica
Was Broadcast

ALMOST ALL BELGRADE
PRINT MEDIA DEAF MUTE

06/02/2005

Regardless of the fact that yesterday morning, June 1, viewers of the TV B92 - and, later on, audiences of other broadcast media - had the opportunity to see the shocking and exclusive videotape of the execution of civilians in Srebrenica, The Hague Prosecution showed during the cross-
examination of former Serbian...   More >>>

 

THE NEED FOR
ACCOUNTABILITY
REGARDING SREBRENICA

Belgrade, 30 May 2005

05/31/2005

Belgrade, 30 May 2005. The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF), which brings together human rights groups from over 40 countries, is calling on Serbian authorities to acknowledge the reponsibility of Serb
forces(1)in the genocide in Srebrenica. The massacre of about 8,000 Bosniaks took place on July 11-19, 1995. As the 10th anniversary of...   More >>>

 

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