Bosnia marks 20 years since Srebrenica, still digging for the dead

Is it even contained yet? 20 years later and sill looking for the dead….


A woman touches a coffin containing the body of a newly identified victim of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre at the Memorial Center in Potocari near Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, July 10, 2015. REUTERS/STOYAN NENOV

POTOCARI, BOSNIA – Tens of thousands gathered at a cemetery near Srebrenica in Bosnia on Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of Europe’s worst atrocity since World War Two, still tortured by voices of denial and the ongoing search for the dead.

Abandoned by their U.N. protectors toward the end of a 1992-95 war, 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed by Bosnian Serb forces over five July days, their bodies dumped in pits then dug up months later and scattered in smaller graves in a systematic effort to conceal the crime.

More than 1,000 victims have yet to be found.

The bones of 136…

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