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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

Survivors mark 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Virtually joined by world leaders, the survivors of Bosnia’s 1995 Srebrenica massacre on Saturday remembered the victims of Europe’s only acknowledged genocide since World War II and warned of the perpetrators’ persistent refusal to fully acknowledge their responsibility. Speaking at a commemoration ceremony for the thousands…
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