Srebrenica genocide

10 Jul: BiH: Statement by High Representative Josep Borrell and Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi on the anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide

(Source: EEAS)

As we commemorate its 26th anniversary, it is our shared duty to forever remember the genocide in Srebrenica. On Sunday, 19 more victims will be laid to rest. We honour their memory, and of all victims and those still missing. We share the grief of their families and of those who survived, whose lives have been impacted forever.

Europe has also not forgotten its own responsibility for not being able to prevent the Srebrenica genocide, one of the worst crimes in Europe’s modern history.

Srebrenica painfully reminds us all of the need to stand up firmly and decisively for peace, human dignity and …