1,000 new funerals in Srebrenica in July

1,000 new funerals in Srebrenica in July

16 April 2009

Around 1,000 Bosniaks from Srebrenica, killed in summer 1995, will be buried at the Memorial Center in Potočari on July 11.

That date will mark the 14th anniversary of the genocide in the town, said Munira Subašić, chairman of the Movement of Mothers from the Srebrenica and Žepa Enclaves Association.

The association will hold a series of Round Tables, book promotions and other events to mark the ccasion.

3,215 Srebrenica residents have thus far been identified and buried at the Memorial Center.

The Srebrenica massacre was carried out in the summer of 1995 by members of the Republic of Srpska Army commanded by Hague fugitive General Ratko Mladić. According to some estimates, as many as 8,000 people lost their lives there.



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