REMEMBER. DO NOT FORGET.
During the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992-1995), militarized Serb villages around Srebrenica were used as bases to attack, terrorize, and kill Bosniak (Muslim) civilians in the besieged enclave of Srebrenica. According to the 1993 Demilitarization Agreement, the Serbs were required to withdraw their heavy weapons before the Bosniaks gave up their weapons. The Serb Army never demilitarized around the enclave. Throughout the conflict, they violated cease fire agreements, held Srebrenica under the siege, blocked humanitarian convoys, shelled Bosniak refugees in the enclave. In July 1995, Serb Army committed Srebrenica genocide resulting in summary executions of at least 8,372 men, children, and elderly Bosniaks, including a UN-assisted ethnic cleansing of approximately 20,000 women.
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PHOTO CAPTION #1: You're looking at a photo of a child victim from Srebrenica. Unfortunately, you cannot see his eyes. Shrapnel from a mortar had swept away this boy's eyes and blinded him. This tragey occured in 1993. Credits: James Mason (original source). For higher resolution, click photo to enlarge.
PHOTO CAPTION #2: The boy is being led by his family. The shrapnel badly injured his face and head and swept away his eyes. Credits: James Mason (original source). For higher resolution, click photo to enlarge.
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