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Over 15,000 Srebrenica Participants Identified

Earlier this year Srebrenica marked the 10-year anniversary of the massacre 4 October 2005 -- The Bosnian Serb commission investigating the 1995 Srebrenica massacre today said it has identified more than 17,000 participants in the killings.

The Special Bosnian Serb Government Working Group said participants included Bosnian Serb soldiers and civilians whose names would not be made public, but would be turned over to the state prosecutor's office for review and possible charges.

The commission said it submitted its report to the office of Bosnia's top international official, Paddy Ashdown, who requested it as part of efforts to bring to justice those responsible for the killings.

The Srebrenica massacre, which was the worst slaughter of civilians in Europe since World War II, claimed the lives of 8,000 Muslim men and boys.


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Ten Years After Srebrenica