Twenty years ago today, 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men were assassinated in Srebrenica. The crime took place in a United Nations-designated and UN-manned “safe area,” where local people had come to look for safety.
Two international courts qualified the killing in Srebrenica as genocide.
Then, last Wednesday, July 9, the worst kind of insult was added to this injury. At the UN Security Council, Russia vetoed a resolution drafted by the U.K. to commemorate the event, condemning the genocide in Srebrenica and denial of genocide more generally. The text did not even mention that Serbs had committed the crime.
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Source: European Voice