Posts tagged "Srebrenica"
Former Mass Grave

Former Mass Grave

Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 26, 2009. A corn field now grows on the site of a former mass grave in Srebrenica municipality where some men and teenage boys were killed and buried during the Srebrenica massacre of July 1995.
Zuhrijana Buric

Zuhrijana Buric

Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 22, 2009. Zuhrijana Buric, 56 years old, lost her husband, father-in-law and son-in-law in the Srebrenica Massacre of July 1995. She lives in Osmace, known as “The Village of Women” because most of the men from there were killed in the massacre. She nows tends the farm and has taken...
Burned Out Homes

Burned Out Homes

Srebrenica Municipality, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 16, 2009. Burned-out homes still sit on a ridge in Srebrenica Municipality 15 years after the war there ended.
Derisa and Osman Hodzic

Derisa and Osman Hodzic

Srebrenica Municipality, 2009. Derisa Hodzic, 45 years-old, with her 15 year-old son Osman, who was born during the siege of Srebrenica. Derisa’s husband Beriz was killed in the Srebrenica massacre in July 1995, while she was 7-months pregnant with their second son Bernes. Photographed at their home.
Three Sons Lost

Three Sons Lost

Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 16, 2009. It took Arifa Osmanovic, who lost her husband and three sons in the July 1995 Srebrenica Massacre, eleven years to be able to visit their graves at the cemetery in Potocari dedicated to the massacre.
Walking Home From School

Walking Home From School

Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 22, 2009. Serbian girls walk home from school though the main street of Srebrenica which still has abandoned buildings fifteen years after the end of the war there.
Car Battery Factory, Exterior

Car Battery Factory, Exterior

Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 22, 2009. An exterior view of part of the car battery factory in Potocari, Srebrenica Municipality, where the Dutch had a peace-keeping base that was overrun by Bosnian Muslim refugees after the fall of Srebrenica enclave in May 1995. In July 1995, the refugees were handed over to the Serbs and...
Serbian woman in Vlacenica

Serbian woman in Vlacenica

Srebrenica, September 2009. A Serbian woman standing in front of her home near Vlacenica, in Srebrenica Municipality, describing the murder of her Bosnian-Muslim neighbor who owned a restaurant across this road.
A Road in Srebrenica Municipality

A Road in Srebrenica Municipality

Srebrenica Municipality, Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 21, 2009. A pock-marked road which leads from Vlacenica to Potocari and Srebrenica, was one of the main transportation lines that was used during the war, and that Serb military forces used to transport Bosnian Muslim refugees on buses en route to the forests where they were killed.
Srebrenica Massacre Victims’ Bones

Srebrenica Massacre Victims’ Bones

Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 24, 2009. At the forensics lab and morgue in Tuzla, run by the International Commission on Missing Persons, unidentified exhumed bones await DNA identification. Once a body has been 75% identified it is then returned to the family, with any artifacts recovered with it, for burial.