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Srebrenica Massacre

Safe Zones In Name Only

Bill Frelick | Posted 08.21.2015 | World
Bill Frelick

While the U.S. has emphasized its commitment to supporting an ISIS-free zone on the Turkish border, it has categorically rejected putting U.S. troops on the ground or declaring and enforcing a no-fly zone.

Is MH17 Putin's Katyn Wood Massacre?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.24.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Blocking accountability and seeking to blame others for its crimes, even when premeditated is a KGB tactic, but only marginally successful. Putin should have learned the lesson that the truth is bound to come through.

Let Us Not Remember Srebrenica With Empty Promises, But With Moral Resolve

Kati Marton | Posted 07.10.2015 | World
Kati Marton

We assumed Europe's era of mass killing had ended with World War II; Srebrenica proved us wrong. Srebrenica revealed a terrible truth about the institutions on which the post-War world depends.

Reckless Diplomacy Disguised as Caution Cost Lives in Srebrenica. And It's Happening Again, This Time in Syria

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.09.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The parallel example for Syria is not Iraq, Afghanistan or Libya -- it's Bosnia. Like the Syrian conflict today, Bosnia saw horrific atrocities, unprecedented numbers of refugees and an exorbitant death toll. Like Syria, the crisis in the Balkans was thought unsolvable and intractable. Bosnia's strongest allies worried that action to protect civilians could escalate the conflict regionally and even globally.

What Europe Should Learn From Bosnia

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 06.30.2015 | World
Akbar Ahmed

Europe today is witnessing a major crisis concerning its Muslim communities, one which is already beginning to reveal its troubling global implications. Bosnians have lessons for our troubled world.

Srebrenica Massacre Suspects Arrested

AP | JOVANA GEC, AIDA CERKEZ and DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Machine guns crackled and grenades exploded from dusk to dawn as the Bosnian Serb soldiers slaughtered more th...

Can Muslim UN Human Rights Chief Save Humanity From Itself?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 08.18.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The challenge for both Muslims and the international community is to counter the hijacking of the Muslim identity by extremists and also to respond to the victimization of all, including Muslims who are targeted by bigotry as well co-coreligionists.

Court: Netherlands Liable For Deaths Of 3 Bosnian Muslim Men In Srebrenica

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Dutch Supreme Court ruled Friday that the Netherlands was liable for the deaths of three Bosnian Muslim men during the 1...

Marking the Srebrenica Genocide

Anne C. Richard | Posted 09.17.2013 | World
Anne C. Richard

Munira Subasić, one of the longtime leaders of the group Mothers of Srebrenica and Žepa Enclaves, was burying two small pieces of bone that had belonged to her youngest son -- the only parts of him that have been found and identified using DNA analysis.

Bosnian Women Breach Cordon To Mourn At Massacre Site

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 07.13.2013 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- A group of women broke Saturday through a police cordon and entered a former warehouse in Bosnia to lay flowers where ...

Baby Among 409 Buried On Bosnian Massacre Anniversary

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 07.11.2013 | World

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Hava Muhic stood Thursday above the smallest pit in the cemetery, near her husband's grave. It was dug for her baby ...

UN Court Convicts Serb Officer In Genocide Case

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A U.N. war crimes court convicted a former senior Bosnian Serb army commander Wednesday of genocide for playing a key r...

The Likes of Me

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 01.20.2013 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

A couple of days ago, the two former members of the Croatian military won a "not guilty" sentence in the Hague international war crime tribunal. I wa...

Forbidden Love Story Sends Message Of Hope

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

By Daria Sito-Sucic SREBRENICA, Bosnia, Oct 12 (Reuters) - To an outsider, there may be nothing strange in the love story between Almi...

Soldiers Get 142 Years For Srebrenica Massacre

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

SARAJEVO, June 15 (Reuters) - Four former Bosnian Serb soldiers were jailed for a total of 142 years on Friday for their roles in the mass execution...

LOOK: Bosnia In The 90s

Posted 05.17.2012 | World

On Thursday, a judge at The Hague indefinitely delayed the proceedings in the trial of former Bosnian-Serb general Ratko Mladic, due to 'errors' made ...

Genocide Suspect: Splitting Trial Would Be 'Unfair'

AP | Posted 11.01.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Genocide suspect Gen. Ratko Mladic says a plan by U.N. prosecutors to split his indictment so he can be tried first for his ...

PHOTOS: Bosnia Honors Srebrenica Massacre Victims WIth Mass Burial

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.10.2011 | World

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- Over 40,000 people attended a funeral in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica on Monday to mark the 16th anni...

Srebrenica Massacre Victims Win Dutch Lawsuit

AP | By MIKE CORDER | Posted 09.04.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Netherlands is liable for the deaths of three Bosnian Muslim men slain by Serbs during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, app...