Today marks 25th anniversary of Europe's worst genocide since WWII. On 11 July 1995, #SrebrenicaGenocide occurred when more than 8,000 Bosniaks, were killed in & around #Srebrenica town during Bosnian War. An ethnic cleansing atrocity by Serbian forces against Bosnian Muslims.
THREAD: Today marks 25 years since the fall of Srebrenica. After the fall Bosnian Serb forces killed some 8,000 Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims) who were meant to be under UN protection. It was the worst mass killing on European soil since WWII. #Newsnight
"They took them and shot them, right in front of me." Twenty-five years ago, thousands of Bosniaks, most of them Muslims, were killed by Serb forces in Srebrenica. For survivors of the genocide, the wounds have yet to heal.
Bosnia’s Serbs, Croats and Bosniaks have three distinct versions of what happened at the war