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Remembering A Childhood Meeting With A General, And A Tragedy

Shortly before the wartime massacre of Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica in 1995, Bosnian Serb commander General Ratko Mladic appeared on television telling Muslim civilians that they were not in danger, patting a boy's head, and offering chocolates to children. The boy who appeared in those televised scenes, Izudin Alic, was eight at the time, though he said he was 12, not realizing the risks. He is now a young man who remembers that day as the last time that he would see his father and other relatives who died in the Srebrenica massacre. (Video by Sadik Salimovic, RFE/RL's Balkan Service)