Srebrenica genocide tour from Sarajevo is daily tour. We start at 8:00am. In Srebrenica we visit Potocari memorial Complex. Visit to this destination provide You possibility to find out about the worst single atrocity in Europe since the end of World War II and is generally considered to be an act of genocide.
The name Srebrenica stands recalls the worst war crime in Europe since the Second World War. On July 11, 1995, over three years into the war in Bosnia Srebrenica became the stage of the greatest cruelty, the greatest crimes against humanity. More than 8,000 of people would be killed in the following days.
Our guide will tell You how Srebrenica played an outsize role in bringing about this indecisive end to the conflict. Decision of the High Representative Wolfgang Petritsch in 2001 established the Foundation “Srebrenica-Potocari”, Memorial and Cemetery, in memory of the victims of genocide in Srebrenica in 1995.
Memorial was officially opened by former US President Bill Clinton in September 2003. That same year. in March, the cut was made the first 600 identified victims. Successive burials hundreds of victims every year, this cemetery was established as a place of conservation of commemoration of the Srebrenica massacre. The atrocity was on such a massive scale that victims are still being disinterred from mass graves in the area and identified. Each year on the anniversary of the killings, the Bosnian government releases bodies that were recently discovered, in the hills and fields that surround the town.
Memorial Center Srebrenica
Even 22 years later workers are still sifting through remains and trying to identify bodies, an attempt to restore some humanity to the more than 8,000 people killed at Srebrenica. It left deep emotional scars on survivors and created enduring obstacles to political reconciliation among Bosnia’s ethnic groups. You will have opportunity to meet one men who survived the genocide, listen about life in Srebrenica in 1995.
|Period||All year round|
|Included||car, professional driver, knowledgeable guide|
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