In the cemetery of the Srebrenica Memorial Center - Potočari, a funeral prayer was held today for 50 victims of the genocide committed in the summer of 1995 against Bosniaks in the area of Srebrenica. During the Bosnian War in 1995, Srebrenica was the site of a massacre of more than 8,000 Bosniak civilians men and boys, which was subsequently designated as an act of genocide by the ICTY and the International Court of Justice.
A French newspaper published an extensive text
The French newspaper "Sud Ouest" published an extensive text on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, in which it reminded that the remains of 50 identified victims of genocide, the worst crime in Europe since the Second World War, were buried in Potočari today.
The text also states that Europe failed the exam in Srebrenica and that the genocide in that BiH city is its shame. The American daily "The Washington Post" also announced that in Potočari, thousands of people participated in the commemoration of the anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, the only recognized genocide in Europe after the Holocaust.
- The murders in Srebrenica were the bloody end of the Bosnian war, which followed the breakup of Yugoslavia - states the text of the well-known newspaper, which also adds that the murders in Srebrenica are the only event in the Bosnian war that is legally defined as genocide.
Pakistan's "Daily Islamabad Post" also devoted an article to commemorating the anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, noting that the genocide in BiH marks one of the most terrible events in human history.
The German television news service "Tagesschau" stated on its website that Bosnian Serb forces killed at least 8,000 Bosniaks in and around Srebrenica in 1995, noting that the Dutch blue helmets of the United Nations did not resist, adding that the Netherlands apologized to the victims for the first time at the commemoration , 27 years after the genocide in Srebrenica.
Dutch Defense Minister Kajsa Olongren (Ollongren) today at the commemoration in Potočari apologized to the victims of the genocide.
Finding remains has become increasingly rare in recent years
The German weekly magazine "Der Spiegel" also announced that the Netherlands apologized for the first time to the families of the victims of genocide, recalling that Srebrenica was declared a protected zone by the UN during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Turkish "Daily Sabah" published several news on the occasion of the anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, noting that a thousand people gathered today to mark the 27th anniversary of the genocide, which, as stated in the text, the majority of Serbs and their leaders still refuse to recognize.
The Turkish portal in English states that the remains of 50 identified victims of the worst crime in Europe and the only recognized genocide since World War II were buried in Potočari today. "The Times of India", an Indian daily newspaper, also devoted a text to the anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, reminding that the crime in that BiH city is the only recognized genocide in Europe since the Holocaust, adding that Bosnian Serb leaders still deny the genocide in Srebrenica.
The Saudi "Arab News" announced that the remains of 50 more newly identified victims of the genocide in Srebrenica, which the then Army of Republika Srpska under the command of convicted war criminal Ratko Mladić committed against Bosniaks in 1995 in Srebrenica, were buried today.
- Finding remains has become increasingly rare in recent years, although around 1,200 people have still not been found - this portal states.