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Nusret Šivac Testifies, Omarska Concentration Camp Survivor

Background: For Omarska Concentration Camp, see: Photojournalism – Omarska and $5 Billion in Damages Awarded to Bosnian Genocide Survivors. Former police officer and cameraman from Prijedor Nusret Sivac testified at the trial of Radovan Karadzic about the ‘Wailing Wall’ in … Continue reading

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Prijedor Genocide: Kozarac Massacre, 19th Anniversary

[ 1. ] A Bosniak girl stands in front of a monument with the names of 1,226 victims of the Prijedor Genocide killed in the summer of 1992 at the beginning of the Bosnian war, during a ceremony to mark … Continue reading

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Testimonies of Rape, Bosniak Girls Gang Raped by Serbian Soldiers

Los Angeles Times 19 January 1993. The 9-month-old attempt to force “ethnic cleansing” on the population of Bosnia-Herzegovina has produced waves of shocking images. First, the photographs of skeletal Bosniak men behind barbed wire in Serbian-held camps and the ruined, … Continue reading

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Bosniaks Seeking Land Stolen by Serbs During Bosnian Genocide

Bosniaks Seeking More Land Under Plan By Alan RidingStar-News, p.3A 1 September 1993. GENEVA — Bosniaks on Tuesday demanded more territory for their future republic as their condition for accepting a plan to end the Bosnian war, and there were … Continue reading

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Bosnian Genocide Suspect Milan Kovacevic Dies of Heart Attack, Important Trial Collapses

Genocide Suspect Dies of Heart Attack By William J. Kole Times Daily, p.11A 2 August 1998. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Bosnian Serb who set up three notorious prison camps died in his cell Saturday of a heart attack, … Continue reading

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Serbs Massacre 620 Bosniaks, then Force Concentration Camp Inmates to Remove Bodies

Tales of Horror Keep Emerging By Nada Buric Moscow-Pullman Daily News 7 August 1992. ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Tears welled up in Hasan’s eyes as he was told his younger brothers were beaten at a Serb-run detention camp, disappeared and … Continue reading

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Omarska, post-World War II concentration camp

By Peter W. Van Arsdale Today there are few visible signs that one of the world’s most ominous post-World War II concentration camps once existed in the hills east of Prijedor. A mid-sized industrial town, Prijedor is located in the … Continue reading

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Ljubija Mass Grave May Hold Bodies of 8,000 Bosniaks and Croats

The Durant Daily Democrat, p. Front, Section 1, cont. p.7 11 January 1996. NEW YORK (AP) — As many as 8,000 victims of a Bosnian Serb campaign of ethnic cleansing may be buried in an iron mine in the Bosnian … Continue reading

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11,500 Bosniaks and Croats Missing from Omarska Concentration Camp

Mass Grave in Bosnian Cave Allegheny Times, p. Front By Sandy MacIntyre 21 March 1996. LUSCI PALANKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A suspected mass grave has been found in a deep cave in northwestern Bosnia near one of the worst Serb … Continue reading

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Bosnian Muslim Girls Raped in the Trnopolje Concentration Camp near Prijedor

Grisly Testimony Given in War Trial Lawrence Journal World, p.6A 22 June 1996. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former inmate at a Serb-run detention camp testified Friday that teen-age Muslim [Bosniak] girls were raped in a cinema and the … Continue reading

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Photo Diary: Don’t Forget the Bosnian Genocide

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Concentration Camp Survivors in Bosnia Detail Executions

Reading Eagle, page A16. 5 August 1992. By Ron Gutman ZAGREB, Croatia – Serbian guards at the Omarska concentration camp in Bosnia daily executed Bosniak and Croat prisoners from the thousands being held in at least three locations in the … Continue reading

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Aftermath of the Bosnian Genocide: In the Land of War Criminals

Photo Credits: 21-year-old Edna Dautovic was one of many Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) women who were tortured, brutally raped, and then killed by the Serbs in the Omarska concentration camp near Prijedor. Pre-war photo of Edna Dautovic courtesy of the International … Continue reading

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The 1992 Hambarine Massacre near Prijedor, Bosnia

The attacks on the Bosnian Muslim village of Hambarine in May of 1992, coupled with the arrests, detention, rapes, and ethnic cleansing and massacres of civilians in the Prijedor, resulted in virtually a complete elimination of Bosnian Muslims from the … Continue reading

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Serbs Kill 200 Bosniak Prisoners, Heave Bodies Down the Slope

Eugene Register-Guard 9 August 1992. ZAGREB, Croatia — A Bosniak [Bosnian Muslim] says a split-second decision to leap into a ravine saved his life while Serbs killed about 200 fellow prisoners and heaved their bodies down the slope. “One of … Continue reading

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Kozarac massacre, Serbs Systematically Kill Thousands of Bosniak Civilians

The Deadly `Ethnic Cleansing’ Of A Bosnian Muslim City By Mary Battiata 2 November 1992. KOZARAC, Bosnia – At a bend in the road just past the Kozarac town sawmill, a young Serb named Goran Borovice stood on a second-story … Continue reading

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