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Bosnian Genocide. Perpetrators When: April 1992- December 1995 Who: Bosnian Serbs, Slobodan Milosevic Slobodan Milosevic (1941- 2006) President of Serbia.

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1 Bosnian Genocide

2 Perpetrators When: April December 1995 Who: Bosnian Serbs, Slobodan Milosevic Slobodan Milosevic ( ) President of Serbia Radovan Karadzic (1945-present) Supreme Commander of the Bosnian Serb Army Ratko Mladic (1942-present) Bosnian Serb military leader

3 Victims Casualties: Over 100,000 (between 130,000 and 150,000) Causes: Execution, torture, exhaustion Targets: Primarily Bosnian Muslims (65% Muslims, 22% Serbs, 8% Croats, and 5% Others) Serbs – Orthodox Christians Croats – Catholics Bosniaks – Muslims Refugees: Hundreds of thousands

4 Srebrenica Genocide Bosnian Serb forces seize Srebrenica on July 11, 1995 In a period of one week, Bosnian Serb forces executed 7,000 to 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys.

5 Srebrenica Genocide The worst massacre that occurred in Europe since the Holocaust Srebrenica victims still being exhumed from mass graves across the region

6 Summary of Genocide - Timeline : Republics of Slovenia and Croatia declared independence from Yugoslavia July 11-19, 1995: Srebrenica genocide: Bosnian Serb forced killed over 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys. Summer 1995: Bosnian Serb army prepared to “capture and cleanse” the 3 towns in eastern Bosnia, declared as “safe havens” by the international community in : Bosnia’s independence from Yugoslavia recognized by the US and European Union December 1995: Peace agreement negotiated in Dayton, Ohio known as the Dayton Accords August 1995: NATO intervention: 3 weeks bombing on Bosnian Serb positions May 25, 1993: The UN Security Council establishes the ICTY

7 What’s Happened Since? December 1995 – Dayton Accords: Brought peace to Bosnia and created to entities, the Republic of Srpska and Bosnian Federation 2001 – The ICTY ruled that genocide had occurred in Srebrenica – The International Court of Justice determined that Serbia violated the Genocide Convention by not doing enough to prevent genocide in Srebrenica. February 2015 – The United States moves to deport at least 150 Bosnians living in the US who were believed to have taken part in the conflict.

8 Resources Human Rights Watch: “War Crimes in Bosnia-Hercegovina (Volume II)” report: “Milosevic to Face Bosnian Genocide Charges” press release: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: genocide/cases/bosnia-herzegovina genocide/cases/bosnia-herzegovina International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY): Justice Report:


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