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in srebrenica, massacre victims are buried each july - photo journal


by jul 10, 2015 8:34 am et a group of women mourn at a casket containing the remains of a missing relative on july 9, 2014.pablo cobosin july 1995, europe’s worst mass killing since world war ii was carried out in srebrenica, leaving an approximately 8,000 muslim men and boys dead. twenty years later, some families have yet to lay their loved ones to rest.on july 11, bosnian muslims will travel to srebrenica to bury more than 100 newly identified victims of the slaughter at the srebrenica-potočari memorial center & cemetery.photographer pablo cobos spent the past two anniversaries in srebrenica, documenting the yearly ritual that will be repeated this saturday. click here to see his photos.






in srebrenica, m acre victims are buried each july - p o journal


p og her pablo cobos spent the past two m acre anniversaries in srebrenica, documenting the yearly ritual that will be repeated this urday. click here to see his p o essay.






landmark srebrenica trial starts in serbia


belgrade, serbia — the landmark trial of eight former bosnian serb police officers charged with taking part in the 1995 srebrenica m acre has started in a serbian court with judges rejecting another postponement.the long-awaited trial that opened monday at the war crimes court is seen as a test of serbia's pledge to deal with its wartime past and an important step in balkan reconciliation efforts more than two decades after the bosnian war ended.around 8,000 muslim men and boys were killed by bosnian serb troops in srebrenica — europe's worst atrocity since world war ii.serbia has promised to punish war criminals to a nce toward eu membership. its nationalist government has faced criticism for stalling on that pledge.the trial was to start in december, but was postponed over legal wranglin






the latest: srebrenica survivors outraged by erdogan jibe


berlin — the latest on turkeys' diplomatic feud with germany and the netherlands (all times local):12:40 p.m.survivors of the 1995 srebrenica massacre have voiced outrage over the use of their suffering in turkey's feud with the netherlands.on tuesday, turkish president recep tayyip erdogan blamed the dutch for the srebrenica massacre — the only episode of bosnia's 1992-95 war to have been classed as genocide by two international courts — amid a diplomatic spat over campaigning for a turkish referendum.hajra catic, whose son and husband were among 8,000 muslim men and boys massacred by serb forces in srebrenica in 1995, said wednesday it was "a sin" to trade political barbs "over the bones of our killed children.""when our children were being killed neither dutch nor turkish soldiers were






landmark srebrenica m acre trial starts in serbia


belgrade, serbia — the landmark trial of eight former bosnian serb police officers charged with taking part in the 1995 srebrenica m acre started in a serbian court on monday with judges rejecting another postponement.the long-awaited trial at the war crimes court in belgrade is seen as a test of serbia's pledge to deal with its wartime past and an important step in balkan reconciliation efforts more than two decades after the bosnian war ended.the proceedings mark the first time that a serbian court deals with the killing of around 8,000 muslim men and boys in srebrenica, at the time a u.n.-protected enclave, by attacking bosnian serb troops — europe's worst single atrocity since world war ii.serbia, which armed and backed the bosnian serbs during the 1992-95 war, has promised to punish w






landmark srebrenica m acre trial starts in serbia


belgrade, serbia (ap) — the landmark trial of eight former bosnian serb police officers charged with taking part in the 1995 srebrenica m acre started in a serbian court on monday with judges rejecting another postponement.the long-awaited trial at the war crimes court in belgrade is seen as a test of serbia’s pledge to deal with its wartime past and an important step in balkan reconciliation efforts more than two decades after the bosnian war ended.the proceedings mark the first time that a serbian court deals with the killing of around 8,000 muslim men and boys in srebrenica, at the time a u.n.-protected enclave, by attacking bosnian serb troops — europe’s worst single atrocity since world war ii.serbia, which armed and backed the bosnian serbs during the 1992-95 war, has promised to pun






landmark srebrenica m acre trial starts in serbia


belgrade, serbia — the landmark trial of eight former bosnian serb police officers charged with taking part in the 1995 srebrenica m acre started in a serbian court on monday with judges rejecting another postponement.the judges also read out the names of 1,313 people who the suspects are accused of killing.the long-awaited trial at the war crimes court in belgrade is seen as a test of serbia's pledge to deal with its wartime past and an important step in balkan reconciliation efforts more than two decades after the bosnian war ended.the proceedings are the first time that a serbian court has dealt with the killing by bosnian serb troops of around 8,000 muslim men and boys in srebrenica, at the time a u.n.-protected enclave. it was europe's worst single atrocity since world war ii.a legal






bosnia to appeal un court ruling clearing serbia of genocide


sarajevo, bosnia-herzegovina — bosnia will ask the united nation's top court to reconsider its 2007 ruling that cleared serbia of genocide during bosnia's 1992-95 war.bakir izetbegovic, muslim bosniak member of the county's tripartite presidency, announced friday the request will be submitted before feb. 26, when the deadline for appealing expires. the appeal will be initiated despite a lack of consent from his croat and serb counterparts in the presidency.the decision is expected to plunge bosnia into a political crisis, as bosnian serb legislators plan to boycott parliament to show their opposition.however, izetbegovic insists no new approval is required, as bosnia's legal representative in the case will simply submit an appeal.bosnia sued neighboring serbia before the international cour






turkey's erdogan renews war of words on netherlands


ankara, turkey — turkish president recep tayyip erdogan on tuesday directed fresh verbal attacks at the netherlands amid their growing diplomatic spat, holding the country responsible for europe's worst mass killing since world war ii.in a televised speech, erdogan referred to the massacre of some 8,000 muslim men and boys in srebrenica, eastern bosnia, in 1995, and blamed a dutch battalion of united nations peacekeepers who failed to halt the slaughter by bosnian serb forces.erdogan said: "we know the netherlands and the dutch from the srebrenica massacre. we know how rotten their character is from their massacre of 8,000 bosnians there."it was erdogan's latest war of words on the netherlands, which prevented two turkish ministers from holding campaign rallies in the country over the week






turkey-netherlands row: erdogan slams dutch over srebrenica


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption mr erdogan has directed a series of controversial slurs at the dutch turkey's war of words with the netherlands has worsened after the turkish president accused the dutch of contributing to a massacre of muslim men at srebrenica, bosnia, in 1995.dutch un peacekeepers failed to protect the men from bosnian serb forces, who were prosecuted over the massacre.recep tayyip erdogan said the failure, still a raw nerve in the netherlands, revealed dutch "morality" was "broken".the dutch prime minister called the remarks a "vile falsification".mark rutte told the bbc mr erdogan was becoming "increasingly more hysterical hour by hour and i want him to... calm down".turkey is furious that the netherlands barred turkish ministers from campaigning among expatria






turkey-netherlands row: erdogan slams dutch over srebrenica


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption mr erdogan has directed a series of controversial slurs at the dutch turkey's war of words with the netherlands has worsened after the turkish president accused the dutch of contributing to a massacre of muslim men at srebrenica, bosnia, in 1995.dutch un peacekeepers failed to protect the men from bosnian serb forces, who were prosecuted over the massacre.recep tayyip erdogan said the failure, still a raw nerve in the netherlands, revealed dutch "morality" was "broken".the dutch prime minister called the remarks a "vile falsification".mark rutte told the bbc mr erdogan was becoming "increasingly more hysterical hour by hour and i want him to... calm down".turkey is furious at a decision by the netherlands on saturday to bar two turkish ministers fro






turkey-netherlands row: erdogan slams dutch over srebrenica


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption mr erdogan has directed a series of controversial slurs at the dutch turkey's war of words with the netherlands has worsened after the turkish president accused the dutch of contributing to a massacre of muslim men at srebrenica, bosnia, in 1995.dutch un peacekeepers failed to protect the men from bosnian serb forces, who were prosecuted over the massacre.recep tayyip erdogan said the failure, still a raw nerve in the netherlands, revealed dutch "morality" was "broken".the dutch prime minister called the remarks a "vile falsification".mark rutte told the bbc mr erdogan was becoming "increasingly more hysterical hour by hour and i want him to... calm down".turkey is furious at a decision by the netherlands on saturday to bar two turkish ministers fro






turkey-netherlands row: erdogan slams dutch over srebrenica


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption mr erdogan has directed a series of controversial slurs at the dutch turkey's war of words with the netherlands has worsened after the turkish president accused the dutch of carrying out a massacre of muslim men at srebrenica, bosnia, in 1995.bosnian serb forces were in fact behind the massacre but dutch un peacekeepers failed to protect the victims.recep tayyip erdogan said the failure, still a raw nerve in the netherlands, revealed dutch "morality" was "broken".the dutch prime minister called the remarks a "vile falsification".mark rutte told the bbc mr erdogan was becoming "increasingly more hysterical hour by hour and i want him to... calm down".turkey is furious at a decision by the netherlands on saturday to bar two turkish ministers from addr






turkey-netherlands row: erdogan slams dutch over srebrenica


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption mr erdogan has directed a series of controversial slurs at the dutch turkey's war of words with the netherlands has worsened after the turkish president accused the dutch of carrying out a massacre of muslim men at srebrenica, bosnia, in 1995.bosnian serb forces were in fact behind the massacre but dutch un peacekeepers failed to protect the victims.recep tayyip erdogan said the failure, still a raw nerve in the netherlands, revealed dutch "morality" was "broken".the dutch prime minister called the remarks a "vile falsification".mark rutte told the bbc mr erdogan was becoming "increasingly more hysterical hour by hour and i want him to... calm down".turkey is furious at a decision by the netherlands on saturday to bar two turkish ministers from addr






turkey-netherlands row: erdogan slams dutch over srebrenica


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption mr erdogan has directed a series of controversial slurs at the dutch turkey's war of words with the netherlands has worsened after the turkish president accused the dutch of carrying out a massacre of muslim men at srebrenica, bosnia, in 1995.bosnian serb forces were in fact behind the massacre but dutch un peacekeepers failed to protect the victims.recep tayyip erdogan said the failure, still a raw nerve in the netherlands, revealed dutch "morality" was "broken".the dutch prime minister called the remarks a "vile falsification".mark rutte told the bbc mr erdogan was becoming "increasingly more hysterical hour by hour and i want him to... calm down".turkey is furious at a decision by the netherlands on saturday to bar two turkish ministers from addr






turkey-netherlands row: erdogan slams dutch over srebrenica


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption mr erdogan has directed a series of controversial slurs at the dutch turkey's war of words with the netherlands has worsened after the turkish president accused the dutch of carrying out a massacre of muslim men at srebrenica, bosnia, in 1995.bosnian serb forces were in fact behind the massacre but dutch un peacekeepers failed to protect the victims.recep tayyip erdogan said the failure, still a raw nerve in the netherlands, revealed dutch "morality" was "broken".the dutch prime minister called the remarks a "vile falsification".mark rutte told the bbc mr erdogan was becoming "increasingly more hysterical hour by hour and i want him to... calm down".turkey is furious at a decision by the netherlands on saturday to bar two turkish ministers from addr






turkey-netherlands row: erdogan slams dutch over srebrenica


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption mr erdogan has directed a series of controversial slurs at the dutch turkey's war of words with the netherlands has worsened after the turkish president accused the dutch of carrying out a massacre of muslim men at srebrenica, bosnia, in 1995.bosnian serb forces were in fact behind the massacre but dutch un peacekeepers failed to protect the victims.recep tayyip erdogan said the failure, still a raw nerve in the netherlands, revealed dutch "morality" was "broken".the dutch prime minister called the remarks a "vile falsification".mark rutte told the bbc mr erdogan was becoming "increasingly more hysterical hour by hour and i want him to... calm down".turkey is furious at a decision by the netherlands on saturday to bar two turkish ministers from addr






in srebrenica, m acre victims are buried each july - p o journal


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the latest: turkey denounces dutch 'rotten character'


ankara, turkey — the latest on the tensions between turkey and western europe (all times local):2:15 p.m.in a new verbal attack against the dutch amid their growing diplomatic spat, turkish president recep tayyip erdogan has held the netherlands responsible for europe's worst mass killing since world war ii.erdogan was referring to a dutch battalion of united nations peacekeepers who failed to halt the slaughter by bosnian serb forces of some 8,000 muslim men and boys in srebrenica, eastern bosnia, in 1995.in a speech televised live on tuesday erdogan said: "we know the netherlands and the dutch from the srebrenica massacre. we know how rotten their character is from their massacre of 8,000 bosnians there."___12:25 p.m.the mayor of rotterdam says that specialized armed security forces he s






the latest: german state seeks to ban turkish rallies


ankara, turkey — the latest on the tensions between turkey and western europe (all times local):5:35 p.m.the governor of a german state says that she wants to prevent turkish government officials from holding political rallies there before turkey's constitutional referendum.the western state of saarland said it would use "all opportunities" to prevent such rallies. governor annegret kramp-karrenbauer said in a statement that "turkish domestic conflicts have no place in germany. campaign appearances that threaten the domestic peace in our country should be banned."the move would mirror a similar move by the netherlands that has stoked tensions between turkey and western europe.so far, germany's federal government has said that it won't impose a blanket ban on members of the turkish governme






serbia fm dacic sees danger in bosnia's un suit revival


belgrade, serbia — serbia's foreign minister on saturday sharply criticized neighboring bosnia's bid to revive a genocide suit against his country before the united nations' top court, describing it as "very dangerous."sarajevo's move could cause tensions within bosnia, jeopardize both regional stability and bilateral ties between serbia and bosnia, ivica dacic warned on serbia's state tv.bakir izetbegovic, muslim bosniak member of the county's tripartite presidency, announced friday that bosnia will ask the u.n. court of justice to reconsider its 2007 ruling that cleared serbia of genocide during bosnia's 1992-95 war.izetbegovic said the request will be submitted before feb. 26, the deadline for appealing. the appeal will be initiated despite a lack of consent from his croat and serb coun






serbia fm dacic sees danger in bosnia's un suit revival


belgrade, serbia — serbia's foreign minister on saturday sharply criticized neighboring bosnia's bid to revive a genocide suit against his country before the united nations' top court, describing it as "very dangerous."sarajevo's move could cause tensions within bosnia, jeopardize both regional stability and bilateral ties between serbia and bosnia, ivica dacic warned on serbia's state tv.bakir izetbegovic, muslim bosniak member of the county's tripartite presidency, announced friday that bosnia will ask the u.n. court of justice to reconsider its 2007 ruling that cleared serbia of genocide during bosnia's 1992-95 war.izetbegovic said the request will be submitted before feb. 26, the deadline for appealing. the appeal will be initiated despite a lack of consent from his croat and serb coun






bosnia to challenge ruling clearing serbia of genocide


image copyrightreutersimage caption the wounds of the atrocities are still raw in bosnia bosnia will next week ask the un's top court to review its ruling which cleared serbia of genocide in the 1990s, bosnia's muslim leader has said.bakir izetbegovic, a member of bosnia's tripartite presidency, said the appeal would be launched before a 10-year deadline expired on 26 february.bosnian serb officials warned the move would trigger a new political crisis.in 2007, the international court of justice (icj) cleared serbia of direct responsibility for genocide.the icj found only one act of genocide during bosnia's 1992-95 war - the massacre of about 8,000 bosnian muslim (bosniak) men and boys by bosnian serb forces in the town of srebrenica in 1995.it was europe's worst atrocity since world war tw






bosnia to challenge ruling clearing serbia of genocide


image copyrightreutersimage caption the wounds of the atrocities are still raw in bosnia bosnia will next week ask the un's top court to review its ruling which cleared serbia of genocide in the 1990s, bosnia's muslim leader has said.bakir izetbegovic, a member of bosnia's tripartite presidency, said the appeal would be launched before a 10-year deadline expired on 26 february.bosnian serb officials warned the move would trigger a new political crisis.in 2007, the international court of justice (icj) cleared serbia of direct responsibility for genocide.the icj found only one act of genocide during bosnia's 1992-95 war - the massacre of about 8,000 bosnian muslim (bosniak) men and boys by bosnian serb forces in the town of srebrenica in 1995.it was europe's worst atrocity since world war tw






aleksandar vucic projected to win presidential election | serbia news


serbia's conservative prime minister aleksandar vucic is projected to win the country's presidential election in a landslide, according to an exit poll.based on nearly half of the votes counted from a sample of polling stations, the ipsos agency predicted that vucic would win 55.8 percent of the votes, with opposition candidate sasa jankovic coming in second with about 15 percent.the polling group had earlier projected that vucic would win 58.1 per cent of the vote.if the projection is confirmed during the official count, 47-year-old vucic would clinch the post outright, without having to face a second round run-off. to claim victory in the first round, a candidate needs to win more than 50 percent of the vote. official results are not expected before monday.al jazeera's sonia gallego, rep






aleksandar vucic projected to win presidential election | serbia news


serbia's conservative prime minister aleksandar vucic is projected to win the country's presidential election in a landslide, according to an exit poll.based on nearly half of the votes counted from a sample of polling stations, the ipsos agency predicted that vucic would win 55.8 percent of the votes, with opposition candidate sasa jankovic coming in second with about 15 percent.the polling group had earlier projected that vucic would win 58.1 per cent of the vote."this is a very important day for us, showing which way serbia should be heading," vucic, 47, told supporters at his right-wing party's headquarters after the exit poll was announced.if the projection is confirmed during the official count, vucic would clinch the post outright, without having to face a second round run-off. to c






longer jail term sought for bosnian croat official | bosnia news


prosecutors have urged un war crimes judges to impose a 40-year jail term on a former bosnian croat politician, denouncing his initial 25-year sentence as inadequate for "massive" crimes committed in the bosnian war.in imposing its original sentence on jadranko prlic in 2013 "the chamber abused its discretion", prosecutor barbara goy told the international criminal tribunal for the former yugoslavia on tuesday."the crimes were massive in scale," she said. "tens of thousands of muslims were evicted from their homes... thousands were arrested and detained in awful conditions," during the 1992-1995 bosnian war, she said. opinion: commemorating srebrenica "muslims were killed during attacks or when forced to work on the frontlines. they were raped, they were sexually assaulted. muslim houses a






longer jail term sought for bosnian croat official | bosnia news


prosecutors have urged un war crimes judges to impose a 40-year jail term on a former bosnian croat politician, denouncing his initial 25-year sentence as inadequate for "massive" crimes committed in the bosnian war.in imposing its original sentence on jadranko prlic in 2013, "the chamber abused its discretion", prosecutor barbara goy told the international criminal tribunal for the former yugoslavia on tuesday."the crimes were massive in scale," she said. "tens of thousands of muslims were evicted from their homes ... thousands were arrested and detained in awful conditions" during the 1992-1995 bosnian war, she said. opinion: commemorating srebrenica "muslims were killed during attacks or when forced to work on the front lines. they were raped, they were sexually assaulted. muslim houses






prime minister aleksandar vucic bids for presidency | serbia news


serbia is set to go to the polls in presidential elections, with aleksandar vucic hoping to tighten his grip on power amid opposition accusations he is shifting the country to authoritarian rule.vucic, the 47-year-old prime minister, is hoping to clinch more than 50 percent of the ballot in sunday's poll, winning a five-year mandate as president outright.most surveys tip vucic for an easy victory in the face of a divided opposition. but if he fails to win a majority in the first round, a second round run-off will be held on april 16.the post of president has largely been ceremonial in recent times but analysts believe it would be a much more influential position if occupied by vucic. read more: bosnian serb mladen grujicic elected srebrenica mayor vucic has touted economic success since be






prime minister aleksandar vucic bids for presidency | serbia news


polling is under way in serbia's presidential elections, with aleksandar vucic hoping to tighten his grip on power amid opposition accusations he is shifting the country to authoritarian rule.vucic, the 47-year-old prime minister, is hoping to clinch more than 50 percent of the ballot in sunday's poll, winning a five-year mandate as president outright.most surveys tip vucic for an easy victory in the face of a divided opposition. but if he fails to win a majority in the first round, a second round run-off will be held on april 16.the post of president has largely been ceremonial in recent times but analysts believe it would be a much more influential position if occupied by vucic. read more: bosnian serb mladen grujicic elected srebrenica mayor vucic has touted economic success since becom






what would safe zones mean for the syrian conflict? | isis


in the early stages of the syrian conflict, the turkish government had called regularly for a united nations-sponsored safe zone in northern syria as a way to limit the number of refugees coming into the country and to place military and political pressure on the syrian regime. over the course of the syrian conflict, the obama administration remained hostile to the strategy and actively undermined any efforts at its reali ion. until the new us administration revived the idea, the prospect of intensified american intervention and the creation of a comprehensive, multilateral military force in northern syria seemed unthinkable, especially given the russian military presence in the country. yet, today, a syrian safe zone is closer to reality than at any other time in the conflict. regional