Thursday, July 24, 2014

Srebrenica: Kravica

It is estimated that around 1200 men and boys were killed inside the warehouse that is just by the roadside as you drive through Kravica, a village near Srebrenica.
Women from the "Mothers of Srebrenica" organisation came on July 13th to pray and lay flowers to mark 19 years since the massacre. 
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Potocari Memorial Funeral

Every year, on July 11th, a memorial funeral takes place at the Potocari Memorial which is where the men, boys and women who were killed during the July 1995 genocide that took place in and around Srebrenica. This year, 175 coffins were buried. Thousands of families and friends came to pay their respect and to help with the burial.
Thousands of family and friends came to help and to pay respect that memorial funeral that took place in Potocari, near Srebrenica, on July 11th this year.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Srebrenica: Aluminium Factory Dam

At the Aluminium Factory Dam, more then 700 men and boys were murdered during July of 1995.
Survivors of the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica are visiting the Aluminium Factory Dam in memory of the men and boys who were murdered there 19 years ago.
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Srebrenica: Branjevo Fields

Over one thousand men and boys were killed at the Branjevo Field during the genocide in Srebrenica. They were taken here, killed and buried in mass graves in the area.
Women who survived visited and prayed during the commemoration of Srebrenica this week.
Women from the organisation "Mothers of Srebrenica were praying and leaving flowers in memory of those killed during the genocide in Srebrenica in July 1995
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Monday, July 14, 2014

A Long Walk...

A participant of Mars Mira, the Peace March, that takes place between Nzuk and Potocari prepares to start the last day of walking. Mars Mira is the 120km match that takes place between Nzuk and Potocari and follows the route that men, boys and some women took in order to escape the genocide that took place in Srebrenica in July 1995.
Mars Mira is a Peace Walk that takes 3 days to complete and follows the escape route between Nzuk and Potocari. Around 8000 men, boys and some women were killed in around a week in July 1995 in and around Srebrenica.
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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Potocari, July 10th 2014

The story continues. 19 years after the genocide, Srebrenica commemorate and 175 people are finally laid to rest on July 11th. In preparation, on July 10th, the coffins are trucked to the old battery factory in Potocari, where the UN had their HQ during the war. The coffins are carried out and placed at the memorial ground in preparation for the funeral that will take place the following day.
175 coffins are taken out from the old battery factory in Potocari to the Memorial ground for the burial that will take place on July 11th 2014.
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Friday, July 11, 2014

11th of July- Srebrenica, 175 bodies laid to rest.

Every year, on July 11th, in Potocari, the victims of the 1995 genocide who have been identified in the past year are buried. This afternoon, 175 people were laid to rest. The families gather around the graves and pray and mourn their dead.
A woman pray for her loved one at Potocari Memorial ground. July 11th 2014.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

175 coffins arrives at Potocari

175 coffins arrived today the Potocari Memorial for this years commemoration and the Burial of the Dead. They are being stored at the warehouse which earlier was part of the car battery factory in Potocari near Srebrenica. During the war, this factory was the HQ for the UN forces.
Family praying at the coffins
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Saturday, July 05, 2014

Mars Mira (Peace March) between Nzuk (Near Tuzla) and Potocari/ Srebrenica.

This year again, the Mars Mira, will take place between Tuzla (Nzuk)  and Srebrenica (Potocari). It is a 120km walk that follows the steps of the men and boys and some women who tried to escape from Mladic's forces in July 1995. The final day, on July 10th, the walk ends in Potocari where the following day, the 11th, marks 19 years since the Genocide took place in Srebrenica. The burial of the dead will then take place in a ceremonial funeral.
In the evenings after each day of walking, survivors shares their stories to the walkers.

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