Srebrenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Type: City
Name: Srebrenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Latitude: 44.110001
Longitude: 19.299999
population: 2,861
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 5 reports

Ratko Mladic genocide charges confirmed at The Hague trial

Bosnian Serb military commander, has failed to have charges thrown out, halfway through his trial at The Hague.The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal said there was enough evidence to justify the 11 accusations of genocide, crimes against humanity and war ... [Published EuroNews - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Srebrenica: Harrogate woman returns from Bosnia

Almost 20 years since the massacre of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys in the Srebrenica massacre, a Harrogate woman joined a group of UK delegates to discover why the conflict has left scars still visible today.Fozia Parveen, a locum optometrist ... [Published Wetherby News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Photo Essay: 20 Years Later, Bosnia and Herzegovina Still Show War's Wounds

Almost 20 years after the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992–1995), site of Europe’s worst genocide since World War II, the echoes of the conflict still haunt the country’s land.Bosnia’s resilient citizens are still slowly rebuilding their infrastructure ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Srebrenica Massacre Survivors Sue Dutch Government

Survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia have opened a civil suit against the Dutch government, saying the country’s UN peacekeepers failed to protect them.A group of grieving widows and mothers calling themselves, The Mothers of Srebrenica, ... [Published IQNA - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

Remembering Srebrenica – 750 people to learn about the Bosnian war

Remembering Srebrenica – 750 people to learn about the Bosnian war ... [Published Noodls - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping memories alive

Survivor Iby Knill reads her poem I Was There at the Parliamentary launch of 2015 Communities Secretary Eric Pickles wants Britons to "keep the memory alive" in next year's . Mr Pickles was joined by MPs, peers and survivors at a Parliamentary event on ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

Dutch compensate victims families

The compensation announcement came seven months after the Dutch Supreme Court ruled that the Netherlands was liable in the deaths of the three Bosnian Muslims because Dutch troops serving in a United Nations peacekeeping force should not have turned the ... [Published Frontier Post - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 18 reports

Srebrenica relatives drag Dutch state to court

THE HAGUE: Relatives of those killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre opened a civil suit against the Dutch government on Monday, saying its peacekeepers should have helped prevent Europe’s worst bloodshed since World War II.“I wish the Netherlands would ... [Published The News International - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 4 reports

Ban Says 'Shame still Clings' to U.N. over Rwanda Genocide

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that the world body was still wracked by shame over its failure to act against the genocide in Rwanda 20 years ago."Many United Nations personnel and others showed remarkable bravery. But we could have done ... [Published Naharnet - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 4 reports

Angelina Jolie moved to tears by rape victims stories

Angelina Jolie reacts during visit to the memorial center of Potocari near eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica, 180 kms northeast of Sarajevo, on Friday, March ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 8 reports

Jolie urges end to sexual violence as a war weapon

SARAJEVO: Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Minister William Hague on Friday urged the international community to stop the use of sexual violence as a war weapon.Jolie, whose 2011 directorial debut     In the Land of Blood and Honey ... [Published The Gulf Today - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 4 reports

Angelina Jolie in Bosnia to campaign against war rape

World News: 16:23 GMT Friday 28th March 2014 . [ ]This storyBy Maja Zuvela SREBRENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Actress Angelina Jolie was brought to tears while talking to rape victims of the Bosnian war during a visit on Friday to promote a campaign to end ... [Published SPi World News - Mar 28 2014]

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"It is alarming that Homs, whose people have suffered so much throughout these past three years, is again the theatre of death and destruction" the Algerian diplomat said in a statement distributed at UN headquarters in New York
I agree with Secretary of State John Kerry that "there is no military solution in Syria, only political solutions that in turn will require leadership" . So far we have not seen the leadership that will foster a political solution nor humanitarian access to the war victims
...Yet, he lamented that the current situation in Syria had continued. "We now have the tools to act together to prevent future genocides" he concluded
A thought for the day: "Each one of us has a fire in our heart for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it lit." -- Mary Lou Retton

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Speech: “To deter atrocities and achieve justic... [Published Department for Transport - Apr 16 2014]
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 16, 2014 [Published UPI - Apr 16 2014]
Remembering Srebrenica: Harrogate woman returns... [Published Wetherby News - Apr 15 2014]
Ratko Mladic genocide charges confirmed at The ... [Published EuroNews - Apr 15 2014]
Tribunal rejects Ratko Mladić's request for acq... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Apr 15 2014]
Tribunal rejects acquittal of “Butcher of Bosni... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 15 2014]
Photo Essay: 20 Years Later, Bosnia and Herzego... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Apr 15 2014]
Int'l tribunal rejects Serbian war criminal Mal... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Apr 15 2014]
ICC won't drop charges against Mladic [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Apr 15 2014]
Mladic Has 'Case to Answer', Says U.N. War Crim... [Published Naharnet - Apr 15 2014]
Mladic has 'case to answer': UN court [Published MSN New Zealand - Apr 15 2014]
Eric Ollerenshaw MP meets survivors of genocide [Published Q Local Fleetwood - Apr 15 2014]
Mladic trial keeps genocide charges [Published BBC - Apr 15 2014]
Syrian Arab Republic: Horrific deterioration of... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Rwanda Demands a Muscular Morality [Published Algemeiner.com - Apr 14 2014]
Srebrenica Massacre Survivors Sue Dutch Government [Published IQNA - Apr 13 2014]
Forgotten Rutgers prof who coined 'genocide' no... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 12 2014]
A Crimean Scenario in the Balkans? [Published Huffington Post - Apr 12 2014]
On this day: Union flag adopted|First man in space [Published The Scotsman - Apr 12 2014]
Killing Bosnia's Ghosts: Fighting to Remember t... [Published International Business Times UK - Apr 11 2014]
Remembering Srebrenica – 750 people to learn ab... [Published Noodls - Apr 11 2014]
Press release: Remembering Srebrenica – 750 peo... [Published Department for Transport - Apr 11 2014]
Keeping memories alive [Published Jewish Chronicle - Apr 11 2014]
Dutch compensate victims families [Published Frontier Post - Apr 11 2014]
Remembering Srebrenica [Published University of York - Apr 11 2014]
Dutch compensate families of 3 Srebrenica victi... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]
Dutch state pays compensation to relatives of S... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 11 2014]
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World: Unanimously adopting resolution 2150 (20... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, World Security Council SC/11356 Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda, the Security Council condemned without reservation any denial of the genocide ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Horrific deterioration of... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Source: Norwegian Refugee CouncilCountry: Syrian Arab Republic A shocking eyewitness report of massive indiscriminate violence in Aleppo, prompts Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council Jan Egeland to call for an immediate end to the indiscriminate ...
Generating Calamity, 2008-2014: An Overview of ... [Published groundviews - Apr 10 2014]
Summarising previous essays (see bibliography below) this article proceeds in point-form with an eye on greater impact via succinctness. A. During the last phase of Eelam War IV in 2008/09 the LTTE attempted an international heist that is unprecedented ...
Civil Suit Opened against Dutch State by Srebre... [Published Impunity Watch - Apr 08 2014]
By Ben Kopp Impunity Watch Reporter, Europe THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre filed suit against the Dutch government, arguing that Dutch peacekeepers should have prevented the bloodshed. The Mothers of Srebrenica, ...
Srebrenica survivors sue Dutch government [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Apr 07 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZhePnvci7o&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Srebrenica survivors sue Dutch government In the Netherlands, relatives of 8000 men murdered in the Srebrenica ...
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