Genocide in Bosnia

Bosnian Genocide, 1992-1995

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Serbs Killed 456 Bosniak Civilians in Kevljani Massacre

Bosnian Genocide (1992), Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) man prays above Stari Kevljani mass grave where Serb forces massacred 456 Bosniak women, children and elderly in 1992 (near Prijedor)

Bosnian Genocide (1992), Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) man prays above Stari Kevljani mass grave where Serb forces massacred 456 Bosniak women, children and elderly in 1992. The monument reads: On this place, the biggest mass grave, Stari Kevljani, was discovered in 2004 with a total of 456 innocent victims from the municipality of Prijedor. Although you are not among us, you will not be forgotten. Kevljani 06.08.2007.

Bosnian Genocide (1992): Stari Kevljani Massacre near Prijedor. Credits: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia at the Hague, ICTY.

Bosnian Genocide (1992): Stari Kevljani Massacre near Prijedor. Credits: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia at the Hague, ICTY.

The small village of Kevljani witnessed horrendous acts of massacres during the Bosnian genocide. The village is within walking distance of Omarska mine where, in 1992, an estimated 6,000 local Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) men and boys, together with women, were detained, interrogated, tortured, raped, starved and many of them killed by Serbian nationalist camp guards.

Keraterm, Omarska, Manjaca and Trnopolje would still be obscure corners of Bosnia, were it not for the daily confirmation of terrifying crimes committed there by Serbs during Read the rest of this entry »