Twenty-five years after the Srebrenica Genocide

Twenty-five years after the Srebrenica Genocide

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide, the largest crime of the Bosnia war. Nine victims will be laid to rest in the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial and Cemetery, joining the over 6600 already interred there.The youngest victim buried today, Salko (Ahmo) Ibišević, was only 23 years old, the oldest, Hasan (Alije) Pezić was 70.Images of the cemetery filled with white grave markers (nišani) that now populate the grounds will be streamed around the world.When President Clinton delivered a speech at its opening in 2003, there was only a green hillside in the background. The cemet...

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