“We once again say to our loved ones: we are looking for you, we will never give up the truth."
During his first official visit to Montenegro, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara is among the top 10 countries that invest the most in the Balkan country.
The official opening ceremony of the five-century Ottoman legacy in Sarajevo, Bascarsija Mosque, took place on August 27, 2021 after its restoration in 2020.
Last year's festival was pushed online due to the pandemic, but the latest edition opens to audiences at a number of new screening sites in accordance with Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings. Nearly a third of locations set in the open air.
Serb politicians in Bosnia deny the Srebrenica genocide, which was carried out by ethno-nationalist Serb militias. Instead, they have repeatedly played down the sufferings of Bosnians during the war.
The children of rape have become 'the symbol of the trauma the nation as a whole went through, and society prefers not to acknowledge their needs.'
Twenty-six years after they were brutally murdered, 16 men, two teenage boys, and a woman are laid to rest at Potocari memorial in Srebrenica, joining more than 6,600 other genocide victims already reburied there.
The July 11, 1995 execution of more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys is the only declared genocide in Europe since World War II.
Families of the victims gather every year on July 11 in Srebrenica and bury bodies that were found in the mass graves during the previous year.
Nana Fata’s small victory is a source of inspiration and a symbol of justice for Bosnians in a period of rising genocide denialism in the region and beyond.
Despite being convicted of war crimes, the “butcher of Bosnia” continues to be celebrated as a war hero by officials and youth in Serbia and beyond.
The verdict by five judges at the UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals is final and cannot be appealed any further.
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