Bosnia’s grim tale of genocide

Graves in Bosnia of those killed during the war.
Graves in Bosnia of those killed during the war.
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On August 12, 1995, the UN announced an investigation into reports that up to 2,700 Muslim men had been shot dead, after aerial photographs appeared to show evidence of mass graves close to Srebrenica.

It later emerged that around 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys died at the hands of Bosnian Serb forces during the break-up of Yugoslavia.

A group of Bradford College students travelled to Bosnia to create a documentary for the charity Remembering Srebrenica - 20 yrs after the infamous massacre during the Balkans War. (l-r) Sarah Mbakama, 19, Cameron Davidson, 21,  Hannah Thompson, 20, and  Farjad Raja,19. ( Picture Bruce Rollinson)

A group of Bradford College students travelled to Bosnia to create a documentary for the charity Remembering Srebrenica - 20 yrs after the infamous massacre during the Balkans War. (l-r) Sarah Mbakama, 19, Cameron Davidson, 21, Hannah Thompson, 20, and Farjad Raja,19. ( Picture Bruce Rollinson)

Radovan Karadzic, Bosnian Serb President at the time, of war crimes and orchestrating acts of genocide during the Bosnian war, including the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. He is on trial for war crimes at the UN tribunal in The Hague.

So, too, is General Ratko Mladic, who was in charge of the Bosnian Serb troops at the time.