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Remembering Srebrenica

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Remembering Srebrenica


Bosnia will mark the bloodiest anniversary in its history on Sunday: the massacre of 8,000 Muslims on July 11th in Srebrenica fifteen years ago.

Bosnian Serb forces stormed the town and shot their victims before dumping them in mass graves.

Even today, remains are being found.

One woman said: “This is so hard for us. We are burying our brothers and fathers, it is so hard.”

The brutal slaying of Muslim men and boys has been described as one of the darkest days in European history since the end of the Second World War.

A memorial march will retrace the steps of the survivors who fled the mass executions, labelled as genocide by the UN.

They will arrive in Srebrenica on Sunday in time for for a memorial service.

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