Srebrenica Massacre News
UN Court Finds Former Serb Leader Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was found guilty on 10 counts of crimes against humanity and violations of the Geneva Convention, a UN court ruled today. Karadzic was found criminally responsible for the Srebrenica massacre in 1995, where nearly 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed.
Crowds Gather for Somber 20-Year Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide
Dozens of foreign leaders pay respects to the 8,000 Muslim men and boys exterminated in Europe's worst massacre since the Holocaust.
ISIS Victory in Kobani Could Result in Civilian Massacre , UN Warns
Seven hundred civilians in Kobani , the Kurdish region along the Syria -Turkey border, are at risk of being massacred if more is not done to save the town from the army of radicals known as ISIS , according to the United Nations ’ special envoy to Syria. The envoy, Steffan de Misura, likened the
Radovan Karadzic's Defense Disgusts Slaughter Survivors
Accused war criminal Radovan Karadzic launched his defense today claiming he had not cost lives but saved them. The former Bosnian Serb leader is accused of slaughtering 7,000 Muslims in a camp at Srebrenica and killing 12,000 civilians during the siege of Sarajevo, but he challenged the
Today in Pictures: Mass Burial, Running of the Bulls, Legacy of Vietnam War
Women sit next to coffins of their relatives at the Potocari memorial complex near Srebrenica, some 100 miles east of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, July 11, 2012. Thousands gathered at the Potocari memorial complex on Wednesday for the mass burial of 520 bodies, marking the...
The Global Note: Taliban Commander Speaks…Kofi Annan Speaks…Cruise Ship Captain Speaks…And Male-Only Parking
AFGHAN WAR -TALIBAN COMMANDER: WE CANNOT WIN…As our long-time Taliban-watcher Nick SCHIFRIN notes, a startling statement from one of the Taliban’s most senior commanders. He says the insurgents cannot win the war in Afghanistan – and that capturing Kabul is “a very distant prospect”. For...
The Global Note: Greek Agonistes…Iran Attack?…Kalashnikov Clothing?…Skiiing Mt. Etna
EUROPE’S CRISIS -GREEK SWEARING-IN, MARKETS SWOON…Greece’s 16-member caretaker cabinet was sworn in this morning at the Presidential Mansion in Athens. The ceremony was followed by the swearing in of the 300-member Parliament who will take up their seats for a day before Parliament is dissolved...
Bosnia's Lesson for Syrian Slaughter
Twenty years ago, Suada Dilberovic and Olga Sucic were shot and killed in Sarajevo. They were the shots heard around the world and they started the Bosnian War. I covered that war, and many colleagues are gathering in Sarajevo now to commemorate what took hundreds of thousands of lives, left so