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Srebrenica women recognised for highlighting 1995 genocide

They were the ones who lived in a world in which their husbands, sons, brothers, uncles and nephews were massacred. They were the ones who fought to make sure that the world would neither deny nor forget the truth of what happened in Srebrenica. As thousands converge on the eastern…
bubmag
July 9, 2022
Genocide

Thousands march in Bosnia in memory of Srebrenica massacre

NEZUK, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of people joined a peace march on Friday through forests in eastern Bosnia in memory of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, Europe’s only acknowledged genocide since World War II. The 100-kilometre (60-mile) march traces a route taken by men and boys from the Bosniak ethnic group,…
bubmag
July 8, 2022
Genocide

News24.com | EU warns Bosnian Serb leaders on genocide denial

A view of Potocari cemetery after 19 victims of the Srebrenica Genocide, whose identities have been detected being buried in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina on July 11, 2021. (Photo by Nihad Ibrahimkadic/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) The Srebrenica massacre was the July 1995 genocide of more than 8 000 Bosniak…
bubmag
July 23, 2021
Genocide

Life sentence upheld for ‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Mladic

UN judges on Tuesday upheld the genocide life sentence of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic over the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in the final verdict on Europe's worst act of bloodshed since World War II. US President Joe Biden hailed the "historic" confirmation that the man dubbed the "Butcher…
bubmag
June 11, 2021
Genocide

Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic loses genocide appeal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ratko Mladic, the military chief known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” for orchestrating genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Balkan nation’s 1992-95 war, lost his final legal battle Tuesday when U.N. judges rejected his appeals and affirmed his life sentence. The ruling involving…
bubmag
June 8, 2021
Genocide

Court upholds life sentence for ‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Mladic

Ex-Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic imitates taking pictures as he sits in the defendant box prior to the hearing of the final verdict on appeal against his genocide conviction over the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, Europe´s worst act of bloodshed since World War II, on June 8, 2021 at the…
bubmag
June 8, 2021
Genocide

Srebrenica massacre: Verdict due in Mladic genocide appeal

image captionRatko Mladic was in court to hear the verdict on TuesdayFormer Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has lost his appeal against a 2017 conviction for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The UN court upheld the life sentence for his role in the killing of about 8,000 Bosnian…
bubmag
June 8, 2021
Genocide

Bosnian Serb ex-leader Karadzic to spend life in UK prison

LONDON (AP) — Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, sentenced to life for war crimes and genocide, will serve his sentence in a U.K. prison, the British government said Wednesday. Karadzic, 75, is one of the chief architects of the slaughter and devastation of Bosnia’s 1992-95 war. He was convicted…
bubmag
May 12, 2021