srebrenica

The continuing campaign to exterminate the Rohingya people in Myanmar summons the memory of Srebrenica. In Srebrenica, U.N
I think about people who happily ignore that just a stone throw from their house lies a town that lost its future in a few
It is important to learn what makes some people, who otherwise look "normal" to hate others, who take part in crimes or simply stand by and witness systematic killing and elimination of others. The core teachings of our holy books seem to provide clues of this primordial sin of human from the very beginning of our existence on earth.
Survivors said those who denied a genocide had occurred were not welcome at the event.
"Using the mechanism of social engagement, Šehović's work seeks to reconcile histories of loss, trauma and violence that
The "Genocide Convention," to which the U.S. is party, carries with it the affirmative obligation to confront the crime while still ongoing and not just to punish the perpetrators after the fact.
Radovan Karadzic was found guilty of 10 out of 11 war crimes charges and sentenced to 40 years in jail.
Walking through Sarajevo in 2016, I realize just how incomplete my narrative of BiH once was. I'm not reminded of war as much as I'm reminded of kindness, in the face and warm welcome of each local I encounter.
Some walls in Visoko still bear the pockmarked patterns of bullets from the Bosnian War just over two decades ago. These newly battered walls bring back portraits of its victims.
The challenge of Putin as well as ISIS requires an answer beyond avoidance and containment. The threat is immediate but also the challenge to the rule of law and the ideology upon which free and democratic states have prospered as societies and economies over the last few decades.
As nationalism may seduce the masses, so may vanity have the same effect upon individual diplomats engaged in conflict resolution. While some may debate what strategic interests, conspiracies or prejudices are at play in motivating policy, too frequently it may be the egos of the personalities involved.
En un pueblito del pacífico colombiano el comandante de un grupo de ultra derecha, entonces llamado las AUC (Autodefensas
Blocking accountability and seeking to blame others for its crimes, even when premeditated is a KGB tactic, but only marginally successful. Putin should have learned the lesson that the truth is bound to come through.
What kind of United Nations would we invent if we were designing it from scratch today?
I cannot in good conscience mourn my brother as a victim of genocide unless I similarly mourn all other victims of genocide, including the victims at Srebrenica.
The 20-year anniversary of Srebrenica is an opportunity to remember the lessons we drew after the massacre, but seem to have forgotten since.
If this type of evil happened once; it can happen again. It's like a bitter taste in your mouth even in times of peace. Knowing that human beings are capable of such evil is a stark reality to come to terms with.
SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Anger boiled over Saturday at a massive commemoration of the slaughter of Bosnia Muslims