Bosnian Genocide (Srebrenica)

Case Study: Bosnian Genocide (Srebrenica)


When: 1992 – 1995 (Srebrenica – July 11-19, 1995)

Where: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Europe


  • Perpetrators: Bosnian Serbs, Slobodan Milosevic
  • Targets: Primarily Bosnian Muslims


  • 7,000 to 8,000 men and boys executed in Srebrenica
  • ~50,000 refugees fled Srebrenica
  • Between 130,000 and 150,000 casualties of the civil war
  • Hundreds of thousands of refugees of the civil war

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News Articles:

Human Rights Watch: ICTY/Bosnia: Karadzic Convicted for Srebrenica Genocide

Balkan Insight: Ratko Mladic’s Final Verdict Postponed to 2021

Reuters: Bosnian, U.S. Officials Discuss Deportations Over War Crimes

Reuters: Prosecutors seek second genocide conviction, life sentence for Karadzic


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Bosnia Video Gallery: Video testimony from genocide survivors, relatives of perpetrators and international community members.

Eyewitness Testimony: Christiane Amanpour (1:55 mins)

Eyewitness Testimony: Hasan Nuhanovic, Srebrenica Survivor (2:28 mins)

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