Emine Erdogan Honored Memory Of Victims Of Genocide In Srebrenitsa

The first lady of Turkey Emine Erdogan honored the memory of the victims of the 1995 genocide in Srebrenitsa.

“On the 29th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenitsa, I once again curse a shameful incident in the history of mankind, which left Bosnian lands in captivity of grief and tears. With mercy, we honor the memory of our Bosnian brothers and sisters who were deprived of their lives. I sincerely share their pain families and loved ones, ”Emine Erlogan wrote on the social network.

Genocide in the Srebrenitsa

Residents of Bosnia and Herzegovina on July 11 honor the memory of more than 8 thousand Muslims killed in 1995 in the city of Srebrenitsa.

Genocide in Srebrenitsa is considered the largest humanitarian catastrophe in Europe since the Second World War.

Every year on July 11, the remains of the victims of the genocide after the identification procedure of personality indulge in the land in the cemetery in the city of Potocari.

UN Security Council in April 1993 declared a Srebrenitsa zone of security.

However, this did not prevent mass massacre. The city was captured on July 11, 1995 by the army of Bosnian Serbs, led by Ratko Mladic, who later sentenced by the International Tribunal in The Hague to life imprisonment for genocide and crimes against humanity.

The peaceful Bosnians tried to find protection from the Dutch peacekeepers from the UN, but the latter passed them to the Serbs.

more than 8 thousand Bosnians died in a wooded area, in factories and in warehouses.

The bodies of the killed Bosnians were buried in mass burials