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Croats kill at least 80 Bosniaks in the Stupni Do massacre, Bosnian Genocide

Photo courtesy: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) -- Photographs shows three killed women -- Bosnian Genocide (1993): Stupni Do massacre, in which at least 80 Bosniaks died, was perpetrated by the Bosnian Croat forces.

The Stupni Do massacre was one of the most brutal massacres committed by Croatian forces on Bosniak civilians during the Croat-Bosniak war in the village of Stupni Do in Vareš municipality. It was committed on October 23, 1993 by Croatian Defense Council (HVO) units called “Apostoli” and “Maturice” led by Ivica Rajić who pleaded guilty before ICTY for war crimes on October 2005. The Croat forces took control of the village and massacred most of the captured people. They raped the women before killing them and looted all houses before setting them on fire. The confirmed number of victims is at least 80.

Bosniaks Accuse Croats of Massacring 80 Villagers
Published: October 26, 1993

DRABAVINE, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Oct. 25— Masked Croat soldiers killed 80 Bosniaks [Bosnian Muslims] in a village in central Bosnia over the weekend, but the toll may be far higher because most residents are still unaccounted for, survivors said today. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 13, 2011 at 10:17 pm