Srebrenica massacre: Netherlands apologizes after 27 years
12 July 2022 | 10:46 am
On the 27th anniversary of the atrocity that killed 8,000 Muslim men and boys, the Netherlands apologized to the relatives of victims and survivors for Dutch peacekeepers' failure to prevent the slaughter.
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In 1995, Bosnian Serb forces killed more than 8,000 mostly Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica. Men who were directly or indirectly involved in the massacre hold key positions in Serbia's political and economic spheres.
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