Genocide in Bosnia

Bosnian Genocide, 1992-1995

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Photojournalism: Bijeljina Massacre, First Day of Bosnian War

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: On 31 March 1992 / 1 April 1992, Serbian paramilitary group, led by Zeljko Raznjatovic (ARKAN), slaughtered hundreds of Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians - women, children, and elderly men - in the town of Bijeljina in northeastern Bosnia, near the border with Serbia. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: On 31 March 1992, Serbian paramilitary group, led by Zeljko Raznjatovic (ARKAN), slaughtered hundreds of Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians - women, children, and elderly men - in the town of Bijeljina in northeastern Bosnia, near the border with Serbia. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: A Serbian paramilitary soldier from Arkan's Tigers shoots Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians in the street of Bijeljina on 31 March 1992, the first day of the Bosnian war.  Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: A Serbian paramilitary soldier from Arkan's Tigers shoots Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians in the street of Bijeljina on 31 March 1992, the first day of the Bosnian war. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: Serbian paramilitaries kick and kill Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians on the streets of Bijeljina on 31 March 1992, the first day of the Bosnian war. Serbian troops slaughtered hundreds of unarmed Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians - men, women, children and elderly - in during the attack on this norteastern Bosnian city. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: Serbian paramilitaries kick and kill Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians on the streets of Bijeljina on 31 March 1992, the first day of the Bosnian war. Serbian troops slaughtered hundreds of unarmed Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians - men, women, children and elderly - in during the attack on this norteastern Bosnian city. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: On 31 March 1992 / 1 April 1992, Serbian paramilitary group, led by Zeljko Raznjatovic (ARKAN), slaughtered hundreds of Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians - women, children, and elderly men - in the town of Bijeljina in northeastern Bosnia, near the border with Serbia. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: On 31 March 1992, Serbian paramilitary group, led by Zeljko Raznjatovic (ARKAN), slaughtered hundreds of Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians - women, children, and elderly men - in the town of Bijeljina in northeastern Bosnia, near the border with Serbia. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: Frightened Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians in the town of Biljeljina. On 31 March 1992 / 1 April 1992, Serbian paramilitary group, led by Zeljko Raznjatovic (ARKAN), slaughtered hundreds of Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians - women, children, and elderly men - in the town of Bijeljina in northeastern Bosnia, near the border with Serbia. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: Frightened Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians in the town of Biljeljina. On 31 March 1992, Serbian paramilitary group, led by Zeljko Raznjatovic (ARKAN), slaughtered hundreds of Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians - women, children, and elderly men - in the town of Bijeljina in northeastern Bosnia, near the border with Serbia. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: Serbian paramilitaries during the attack on Bijeljina in northeastern Bosnia in the first day of war on 31 March 1992. They slaughtered hundreds of unarmed Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians - men, women, children and elderly. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: Serbian paramilitaries during the attack on Bijeljina in northeastern Bosnia in the first day of war on 31 March 1992. They slaughtered hundreds of unarmed Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) civilians - men, women, children and elderly. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: Serbian paramilitaries known as Arkan's Tigers desecrate Mosque in the northeastern Bosnian town of Bijeljina on 31 March 1993, the first day of the Bosnian war. Serbian troops slaughtered hundreds of Bosniak men, women, children and elderly during the attack on Bijeljina. Photographer: Ron Haviv

Bosnian Genocide, 1992: Serbian paramilitaries known as Arkan's Tigers desecrate Mosque in the northeastern Bosnian town of Bijeljina on 31 March 1993, the first day of the Bosnian war. Serbian troops slaughtered hundreds of Bosniak men, women, children and elderly during the attack on Bijeljina. Photographer: Ron Haviv

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January 29, 2011 at 4:54 pm

Bosnian Genocide Survivor of the Karakaj Massacre: "Up to 700 Killed"

Photo: Bosnian workers carry a body bag of human remains as forensic experts of the International Commission for Missing Persons, ICMP, inspect human remains at a mass-grave site in the village of Karakaj near the eastern Bosnian town of Zvornik, Sunday, May 25, 2008.

The Spokesman-Review
24 June 1992.

By Dan Stets

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — When the Serbian guards started shooting, Fedhija Hasanovic was so terrified that he fell to the floor. The impulse saved his life. Fourteen of the 16 Bosnian [Bosnian Muslim] men in the room with him died instantly. The 15th, wounded in the stomach, took a bit longer.

Hasanovic, who managed to crawl away over the corpses of his neighbors, is one of a few known survivors of a death camp run by Serbs in a village called Karakaj in northeastern Bosnia near the town of Zvornik.

Serbian fighters herded about 700 Bosnian Muslim men into the technical school in Karakaj on June 1, 1992; when Hasanovic escaped on Jun e8, at least 400 of them were dead. He suspects that Serbian guards have since then killed the remaining 300. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 3, 2011 at 4:10 am