“Batajnica Initiative for a Memorial”, web portal of the Humanitarian Law Center

The “Batajnica Initiative for a Memorial” is a web project of the Fund for Humanitarian Law, with the aim of establishing a memorial center in the area where mass graves were discovered in which bodies of Albanians from Kosovo were deposited. In Batajnica tombs, the remains of 700 victims of crimes were committed in several places in Kosovo during 1999. The exhumations in Batajnica began in 2001. In two verdicts of the ICTY, the responsibility of the highest Serbian police officials in the cover-up of crimes has been established.

Availability: http://www.batajnicamemorialinitiative.org/sr/inicijativa

Language: Serbian

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Srebrenica: Genocide in eight acts

“Srebrenica: Genocide in eight acts” (2016) is an interactive narrative in the production of the SENSE agency. The narrative contains a comprehensive historical material regarding events in July 1995, reconstructed on the basis of testimonies of witnesses, documents and other evidence produced at trials before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Interactive narrative “Srebrenica: Genocide in eight acts” contains comprehensive audio-visual presentations from the Documentation Center SENSE in Potocari.

Availability: http://srebrenica.sense-agency.com

Language: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian

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Kosovo book of remembrance

The Kosovo Book of remembrance (2015) is a database of the Humanitarian Law Center and the Humanitarian Law Center for War Crimes in Kosovo (civilians, wounded and prisoners of war), people who were killed during the fighting and people who forcibly disappeared in the period from January 1, 1998 until December 31, 2000 in Kosovo.

Availability: online

Language: Serbian, English, Albanian

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Outreach program of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

The Outreach program (1999) of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia is a program aimed at young people, local communities, the media and work with regional justice systems – support to national judiciaries in order to familiarize themselves with the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Outreach program includes informative and educational materials, publications, multimedia content on the website and on social networks.

Availability: online

Language: Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, Serbian, English

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Coalition for RECOM

Web portal of the Regional Commission for establishing facts about war crimes and other serious human rights violations committed in the territory of the former SFRY from 1 January 1991 to 31 December 2001

Availability:  online

Language: Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, Serbian, Slovenian

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Bora Radovic: Yugoslav Wars 1991-1999 and some of their social consequences

Radović’s work is the first part of the Monograph “Torture in War, Consequences and Rehabilitation: Yugoslav Experience” and gives a brief overview of the political context of the last stage of the breakup of Yugoslavia. The specifics of Yugoslav wars are described: ethnic cleansing, improvised camps and detention sites, as well as the significant role of paramilitary formations. The work is significant, among other things, because of the author’s attempt to make a list of camps throughout the territory of the former Yugoslavia and a general victim assessment on all battlefields.

Availability: http://www.ian.org.rs/publikacije/tortura/knjigatortura.htm

Language: Serbian

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Crimes in front of the eyes of the tribunal: Central Bosnia

“Crimes in front of the eyes of the tribunal: Central Bosnia” deals with some of the gravest crimes committed against civilians during the Croatian-Muslim conflict in central Bosnia from the beginning of 1993 to the beginning of 1994. Investigation of the alleged crimes committed by both sides in the conflict, began while the conflict was ongoing, and led to the raising of some of the first indictments of the International Tribunal. The film depicts the original footage from 1993 that shows the mass sufferings and crimes committed in Stupni Dol and Ahmici by Croatian forces against the Muslim population. The film also shows the crimes of Muslim forces against the Croatian civilian population in Bikos and Uzdol, as well as Serb soldiers in the camps of Kamenica and Livade. The film also deals with the issue of the participation of mujahedin in committed crimes.
The film depicts footage made by the UN when entering the destroyed villages, which was later used as evidence.
Interviews of investigators and the process of gathering evidence, testimonies in court and convictions for war crimes before the tribunal.

The film is part of a series of documentaries prepared by the ICTY.

Availability: https://www.sense-agency.com/naslovna/naslovna.1.html

Language: English (with local subtitles)

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Sarajevo’s most famous public secret: Confronting Caca, Kazani and crimes committed against Serbs in besieged Sarajevo, from war time until 2015.

The key issue the author asks is “to which extent are social groups and societies generally willing, not only to point out the crimes of others and to remember their victims, but also to face the crimes committed by their own party, and to remember the victims of those crimes?

The focus of the study is the question of public attitude towards crimes committed against Serbs in Sarajevo during the 1992-1995 war committed by the units of the Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This topic in public is related to two terms – Musan Topalovic Caco (Commander in the Army of BiH) and Kazani. How Caco and Kazani became symbols of crimes committed against Serbs in Sarajevo and how public discussion and public discussion of these issues developed during the war, but also during the two decades after the war?

Nicholas Mol, Case Study, Publisher: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, part of the publication Between Memory, Denial and Forgetfulness. Three case studies on the culture of remembrance in BiH 20 years after the war, 2015

Availability: http://fes.ba/files/fes/pdf/publikationen/2015/MOLL_1_12_2016.pdf 

Language: Bosnian

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Crime and punishment / Srebrenica

A documentary directed by Maria Fuglevag Varsinski from 1998. The film, about 75 minutes long, shows personal testimonies of survivors of Srebrenica genocide. In addition to the testimonies of the survivors, the film shows numerous archival recordings from 1995 of the places of suffering of the Srebrenica citizens.

Language: Bosnian, Montenegrin, Serbian, Croatian, English

Availability: online

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