Posts Tagged "Srebrenica"

Crowded Isolation

I was riding the trolly on the way to work this morning thinking about what to say in this blog. I pass the same buildings on my way to work- riddled with bomb blasts and bullet holes, watching older people struggle to get onto the trolly, stomping out cigarettes moments ...

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Holy Feelings

The last week has been a bit of a blur. Culture trip with work; incredible people, food, wine, cheese, life-rush home. Hardest moments of my life. Wisk home- stop for Euro Cup Final. Beautiful stars from the car window. Home at 12:30. Cold Shower. Up and at it again. Pack. ...

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The 20th Century’s Most Complex Forensic Investigation

Human remains line the walls from floor to ceiling at the Podrinje Identification Project (PIP). PIP is one of three of the International Commission on Missing Person’s (ICMP) facilities, and one of two that deals directly with the human remains related to the fall of Srebrenica. The ICMP was founded in ...

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Reviving Srebrenica

The town of Srebrenica teeters on the brink of existence. It was once an affluent place, known for its metal factory and large spa. Nowadays, its streets resonate with emptiness and despair. Bosnians are quick to advise you not to visit, saying something along the lines of “don’t go there, ...

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A day of carnivals, basketball courts, students–of- the -week and genocide

Each year on the 11th of July a burial ceremony is held for those victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide who have been identified. This year I was invited to go to Srebrenica for the days leading up to the memorial ceremony and I went, looking forward to being with ...

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A day of carnivals, basketball courts, students–of- the -week and genocide

Each year on the 11th of July a burial ceremony is held for those victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide who have been identified. This year I was invited to go to Srebrenica for the days leading up to the memorial ceremony and I went, looking forward to being with ...

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