Srebrenica Anniversary Burial; Srebrenica Bosnia, July 2016

This picture was taken on the commemoration of the Srebrenica massacre in the Potocari cemetery in Bosnia-Herzegovina. After the religious celebration, various burials were organized in the cemetery for recently found victim remains.

The Srebrenica anniversary and the events surrounding this commemoration have become quite controversial events in the politics of Bosnia. The anniversary itself brings together members of the Bosniak and Bosnian Muslim community to mourn, remember and advocate for the victims of the events of July 11th, 1995. Yet the commemoration tends to be contested by politicians and members of other ethnic groups, showing the social divisions in the country.

Taken on 2016-07-11
License Attribution Creative CommonsAttribution Creative Commons
Uploaded by Colombianresearcher on 2016-07-15


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