Wednesday, October 01, 2014


Serbia

Police Clash With Srebrenica Women

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A group of Bosnian Muslim women scuffled with Bosnian Serb police while attempting to lay flowers in a warehouse where members of their families were killed during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Police said on July 14 that they didn't use force, but the women said police beat them, injuring eight from the group.

The public radio station BHR1 reported that the incident occurred when police tried to stop some 150 women, whose husbands and sons were killed in the massacre, from entering by force a farm warehouse in Kravica, near Srebrenica.

In July 1995, Bosnian Serb forces overran the eastern town of Srebrenica and executed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the worst massacre seen in Europe since World War II.

About 1,000 of them were killed in the Kravica warehouse on July 13.


Based on reporting by AP and AFP

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