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Bosnians mark 25 years since Srebrenica genocide that shocked the world

SREBRENICA, Bosnia: Bosnians commemorated on Saturday (Jul 11) the massacre of about 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica, marking the 25th anniversary of killings that shocked the world and have stood out as Europe's only atrocity since World War Two constituting genocide.Grieving families stood by green-draped coffins of nine…
bubmag
July 11, 2020
Genocide

Peace vigil in Dublin to mark Srebrenica anniversary

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has described the 1995 Srebrenica massacre as a "shameful" event in European history, and said Ireland will use its UN Security Council seat to ensure such genocide does not happen again. He was speaking at an event in Blanchardstown to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bosnian…
bubmag
July 11, 2020
Genocide

UN Charter: After 75 years, a stress test for global ideals

When delegates from 50 states signed the founding charter of the United Nations, the world was still grappling with the ravages of WWII. Today, the ideals they signed up to are undergoing an unprecedented stress test. It was a controversial speech with an unmistakable message to the international community. "The…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
Genocide

Sovereignty

1. A Definition of Sovereignty In his classic, The King’s Two Bodies (1957), medievalist Ernst Kantorowicz describes a profound transformation in the concept of political authority over the course of the Middle Ages. The change began when the concept of the body of Christ evolved into a notion of two…
bubmag
June 22, 2020
Genocide

‘No uncertainty’: Ruling party set to win Serbia elections

Voting has started in Serbia's parliamentary elections in which President Aleksandar Vucic's Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) is expected to emerge as the winner. More than 6.5 million people are eligible to vote in the parliamentary, provincial and local elections that were postponed from the scheduled April 26 date due to the…
bubmag
June 21, 2020