The verdict of Ratko Mladić at The Hague on November 22nd led to a wave of reactions, comment and articles around the world.
More crucially, however, the coverage gave a platform to the voices of survivors and the loved ones of the those killed and helped their voices take centre stage, where it belongs.
Here we have collected a range of articles and videos from the day that include the perspectives of survivors of Mladić’s horrific crimes.
“Their primary concern was that we were Muslim… they wanted us dead.”
An insightful read from The National featuring comment from Remembering Srebrenica’s Resad Trbjona and Hasan Hasanovic.
“No genocide in history happened over five days in summer. Genocide is a process.”
A powerful piece in the Guardian by Ed Vulliamy on the anger felt by those in Bosnian at the Mladić verdict and to what extent justice has been served.
“We said that the Holocaust would never happen again, and it did. We need to focus on learning lessons and not forgetting.”
In the following article, Remembering Srebrenica’s West Midlands Board Chair Alma Aganovic offers her perspective on the Mladić verdict.
“Genocide occurred at Srebrenica. This is a legal fact, not a political judgement.”
In this article, Remembering Srebrenica’s West Midlands Board Chair Alma Aganovic offers her perspective on the Mladić verdict.