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# Srebrenica

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# Srebrenica
Thousands march in Bosnia in memory of Srebrenica massacre
The 1995 slaughter is Europe’s only acknowledged genocide since the Second World War.
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Opinion: 25 years ago today, the UN let Srebrenica happen. Now, it is allowing history repeat itself in Syria
The UN can’t defend people in Syria or even deliver aid, writes Barry Andrews. The least we can do is prepare for the prosecution of the terrible crimes that happen there.
# Srebrenica
Dublin lawyer runs marathon in remembrance of 1995 Srebrenica massacre
Over 7,000 Bosniaks were murdered by Serb forces in July, 1995 during the Bosnian War.
# Srebrenica
Radovan Karadzic begins appeal against conviction for genocidal 'campaign of terror'
Radovan Karadzic had been on the run for years before being apprehended in 2008.
# Bosnia War
'Old men and children were taken out and never came back': Dublin based survivor recalls genocide
Suad Mujkić, who lives in Blanchardsown, was nine years old when the Bosnian Serb Army, led my Ratko Mladic, invaded Srebrenica in 1995.
# Genocide
Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?
Timeline in pictures and video: on the day Ratko Mladic is imprisoned for life, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.
# Srebrenica
WATCH: Serbian PM stoned while attending commemoration for victims of massacre
More than 1,000 of the bodies of those killed are yet to be recovered.
# Bosnia War
Court rules that Dutch State 'liable' for deaths of 300 Srebrenica victims
The Dutch UN peacekeepers should have taken into account the possibility that these men would be the victim of genocide, the court ruled.
# War Crimes
Tribunal rejects acquittal of "Butcher of Bosnia" Ratko Mladic
A UN war crimes tribunal says that Ratko Mladic “has a case to answer”.
# War Crimes
Hundreds of Bosnian war criminals to be released and retried
A legal error meant that many people found guilty of war crimes now have to undergo retrials.
# Srebrenica
Karadzic opens Srebrenica defence in Hague war crimes trial
Radovan Karadzic opens his defence before the UN’s Yugoslav war crimes court today.
# Srebrenica
Srebrenica grave exhumed at former UN base
Several Bosnian Muslims are believed to have been buried at the site 17 years ago.
# Bosnian War
Emotional testimony from first witness in Mladic trial
The trial of war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic got underway yesterday.
# War Crimes
Mladic war crimes trial to resume on 9 July
The trial of the former Bosnian Serb commander was suspended over a month ago because of ‘irregularities’ in how evidence was handled.
# War Crimes
Ratko Mladic trial suspended by court - again
The trial had originally been suspended on 17 May and was due to resume next week.
# Bosnia
Bosnian court jails elite soldiers over Srebrenica killings
Four former soldiers have been convicted of crimes against humanity for their part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in which 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed.
# Karadzic
Karadzic asks judges to dismiss his genocide case
Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic claimed he could not have foreseen the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica, in which 8,000 Muslim men and boys were slaughtered in a round of ethnic cleansing.
# ICTY
Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June
Lawyers for the so-called Butcher of Bosnia were refused their request for a six-month delay.
# Said and done
Noah's Ark and whole genitalia: The week in quotes
“You can’t even call it a fig leaf – a fig leaf covers the whole genatalia, this only covers the tip.”
# Genocide
Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes...20 years later
The Bosnian Serb commander is accused of leading a bloody campaign of ethnic cleansing.
# War Crimes
Yugoslav army chief gets 27-year prison sentence for war crimes
Momcilo Perisic, a former Chief of General Staff of the Yugoslav army, has been jailed for 27 years for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Bosnia and Herzegovinia and Croatia in the 1990s.
# Serbia
Serbia captures last war crimes suspect Goran Hadzic
Hadzic has been on the run for eight years and is sought for atrocities stemming from the Balkan’s War in the 90s.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# Bosnian War
Dutch state found responsible for three Srebrenica deaths
In a groundbreaking ruling, the Dutch state has been found responsible for the deaths of three Bosnian Muslim men during the bloody Srebrenica massacre of 1995 – which saw 8,000 Muslim men and boys killed by Serb forces.
# Bosnia
Judges enter “not guilty” plea for Mladić after kicking him out of court
The man accused of carrying out horrendous war crimes in Bosnia in the 1990s has again refused to enter a plea but judges at The Hague have done so on his behalf.
# Mladic
War crimes suspect Mladic to boycott court hearing
But what happens if he refuses to attend tomorrow’s war crimes tribunal hearing?
# Mladic
Mladic spends his first night in The Hague in solitary confinement
The former Bosnian Serb military commander has undergone health checks and placed in isolation ahead of his trial for alleged genocide at The Hague.
# Mladic
Mladic facing extradition to the Hague as Serbian court rejects appeal
Serbian prosecutor says suspected war criminal and former general Ratko Mladic will be extradited to The Hague “as soon as possible”.
# Mladic
Ratko Mladic denies giving order for Srebrenica massacre, says son
Mladic’s son claimed today that “whatever was done in Srebrenica, he has nothing to do with it”.
# Mladic
Ratko Mladic, wanted for the slaughter of 8,000 in Srebrenica, is arrested in Serbia
The war crimes suspect was living as a fugitive in a Serbian village. He will now be extradited to The Hague to stand trial.