Bosnia

Contemplating my time in Bosnia is difficult, as it has been filled with so much information and so many different emotions. I think of the quote, “To see it is to understand it”, and while it seeing it has provided me so much insight into the genocide, I don’t think ...

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War Crimes Court

Attending the war crimes court invoked a mixed emotional response; on one hand, it was encouraging that some of the perpetrators of the genocide have received sentences for their crimes, it is also angering that not all who participated are tried for their participation in the genocide. Also, it is ...

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“Identification is halfway to prosecution”

While traveling to, and out of Srebrenica, we were able to meet different people and organizations that are critical to providing even a slight element of comfort to those who had lost loved ones in the Genocide. We first met with the International Commission of Missing Persons, or ICMP, an ...

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Potocari

I will struggle to describe the emotions that occurred when we traveled to Srebrenica. It was sad, frustrating and bewildering. It was also so amazing to see the resilience of the people who lived in Srebrenica and had experienced the Genocide. While in Srebrenica, we heard the stories of a ...

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