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Facebook Group In Serbia Glorifying Genocide


Ratko Mladic is featured as a hero on the site.

Ratko Mladic is featured as a hero on the site.

BELGRADE -- Nearly 1,000 people have joined an Internet group on Facebook that glorifies genocide by proclaiming that the massacre at the Bosnian town of Srebrenica is a model for "fighting Islam," RFE/RL's South Slavic and Albanian Languages Service reports.

Serbian General Ratko Mladic, wanted by the international community for crimes against humanity and the commander of Serbian forces when the massacre took place in 1995, is featured as a hero on the website.

An estimated 7,000 Muslim men and boys were killed at Srebrenica.

Another Internet group based in Bosnia-Herzegovina is asking Serbian officials to shut down the webpage and and to prevent the Internet from being used as a forum to promote hate speech.
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