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On the territory of the Srebrenica municipality, 3,287 Serbs were killed or died after horrible torture between 1992 and 1995. This is not the final figure.
 
 
 

Jasenovac was NDH's Project which noone was held Responsible For
Monday, 16 April 2018
DONJA GRADINA, April 15 /SRNA/ - Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik has said that the Jasenovac concentration camp was a project of the Independent State of Croatia /NDH/, which noone was held responsible for and has not yet got its official categorization as a genocide against Serbs, Jews and Roma people.

"This is the place that leads a human being to keep silent, because there is nothing to say. I know now that we have to spread a word about this place to prevent it from being forgotten and taken to some dark places of history, as well as to prevent this terrible pain and yarm that only tree crowns and the sky above us could hear, from being repeated," Dodik has said at a commemoration in Donja Gradina.

In his address to the commemoration attendees, Dodik has said that the dominant feeling about the Jasenivac death camp that he has been carrying since his childhood is the fear of the Ustashas and NDH, as a terrible project of systematic killing of one nation was being carried out in that state.

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The 22nd Anniversary of The Opening of Mass Grave marked
Tuesday, 03 April 2018
MRKONJIC GRAD, April 1 /SRNA/ - The 22nd anniversary of the opening of a mass grave from which mortal remains of 181 Serbian soldiers and civilians were exhumed was marked today in Mrkonjic Grad. They were killed in an attack by the Croatian Army, the so-called Army of BiH and the Croatian Defense Council /HVO/ on this western Krajina municipality.

A memorial service was held today in the St. Mark the Evangelist Chapel for those killed and wreaths were laid at a mass grave memorial at the Orthodox cemetery in Mrkonjic Grad.

The Croatian Army, together with units of the so-called Army of BiH, in September and October 1995 attacked 13 Western Krajina municipalities, killing 1,646 and expelling 120,000 Serbs on the occasion.

After Republika Srpska regained control of Mrkonjic Grad Municipality, the greatest mass grave containing mortal remains of 181 massacred Serbian soldiers and civilians was discovered at the Orthodox cemetery.
 
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Ethnic Albanian Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point
April 2015, Volume 8, Issue 4

Ethnic Albanian Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria
Author: Adrian Shtuni

Extensive research suggests that about 500 ethnic Albanians from the Western Balkans have traveled to Syria and Iraq since 2012, predominantly joining the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusrah (JN).1 For the most part these fighters are the product of a well-integrated regional network of extremist entities painstakingly expanded across the region over the past two decades. Recent counterterrorism operations in Albania and Kosovo have shed some light on the structure and inner workings of this network. These efforts by local law enforcement agencies have revealed that the web of extremist actors primarily comprises a new generation of local fundamentalist clerics trained in the Middle East and closely affiliated with a number of foreign-funded Islamic charities and cultural associations.

This article examines the presence of ethnic Albanian foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq and provides an analysis of their backgrounds, affiliations, and activities. The data reveal that the age groups most vulnerable to recruitment are different among the countries examined—Albania, Kosovo, and Macedonia—despite broad ethno-linguistic and cultural similarities. The study concludes that if they are to be effective, counter-narrative campaigns and government responses must take into account evolving trends of radicalization, and that they should be fine-tuned to target the age groups most vulnerable to being swept up into violent extremism.
 
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7,432 Serbs killed in Ten Sarajevo Municipaties
Friday, 16 March 2018
Milivoje Ivanišević, Istočno Sarajevo, 16th March 2018
ISTOCNO SARAJEVO, March 16 /SRNA/ - In the past war, 7,432 Serbs, of whom 6,188 men and 1,244 women, were killed in ten Sarajevo municipalities, the author of a book titled “The Sarajevo Dossier,” Milivoje Ivanisevic, said this evening in Istocno Sarajevo, where a reception was organized for him on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of the exodus of Sarajevo Serbs.

Ivanisevic, who is also the president of the Institute for Research on Suffering of the Serbs in the 20th Century, presented his book “The Sarajevo Dossier” which contains moving testimonies by 80 people of how they were interrogated, tortured, raped and how they watched Serbs disappearing from prison camps, private prisons and the streets of Sarajevo.

He has said that 85% of the Serbian victims were killed in their villages and that only 11% of the Muslim victims were killed in their villages, most often in mutual conflicts over humanitarian aid, because of a clumsy handling of explosives or in traffic accidents.

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Croatia: We are Antifscists excerpt in Special Circumstances
Friday, 02 March 2018
According to certain Croatian officials, professors, academicians, intellectual elite, the NDH is not dead. Besides, the main principles of the quasi-state have been achieved. In reality, a lot more has been done than planned.

BIJELJINA, March 1 /SRNA/ - The Ustasha salute “At the Ready for the Homeland!” - the official salute of the Independent State of Croatia /NDH/, which was part of Hitler’s war alliance in which genocide was committed against the Serbs, Jews and Roma, has officially been legalised in Croatia.

The salute which was used in day-to-day communication of the government, Ustashas and civilians during the Nazi creation has remained part of the coat-of-arms of the Croatian Armed Forces /HOS/. It is allowed in ceremonies created by that organisation.
 
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New View of Bosnian War in Book "Komandant" by Bojan Dimmitrijevic
Saturday, 10 February 2018
BELGRADE, February 9 /SRNA/ - The publishing company Vukotic Media has published a biography of General Ratko Mladic titled “Komandant” /Commander/ by Bojan Dimitrijevic, which sheds light on Mladic’s military career and offers a fresh view of the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The book is based on numerous documents, speeches, orders, press releases, minutes of the meetings of the National Assembly of Republika Srpska and in more than 300 pages and nine chapters gives an overview of the career of the soldier and General Mladic, starting with his days as a student of the Military Academy in Belgrade until he end of the war in BiH and his extradition to the Hague war crimes tribunal.

“There aren’t many political assessments, no conclusions. It’s a military biography yet I must say that the biography reveals the setting and the whole atmosphere in which all those things happened unfortunately quite tragically, but in the end, like the General says himself in his main messages, as a result of that struggle we now have Republika Srpska,” director of Vukotic Media Manojlo Manja Vukotic told Srna.
 
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