Shame of Srebrenica

Number 16207
Subject Military
Source CBS News
State NY
Year 1999
Publication Date March 10, 1999
Summary CBS News reports about "the single worst war crime of the Bosnia war: the Serb massacre of approximately 8 thousand Muslims after the fall of Srebrenica in July 1995. It was the Serbs who murdered the Muslims, but our troubling story focuses on the shame that has fallen on a group of Dutch soldiers sent to Srebrenica as peacekeepers. They were sent by the UN to stop the threat of an attack by the Serbs, ... but when Srebrenica fell.. the Dutch handed over the Muslim people of the town to Serb troops commanded by General Ratko Mladic..."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 11
Keywords TAPE TRANSCRIPT ethnic cleansing atrocities mass graves United Nations Major Rob Franken Holland Portocari
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