A special event to mark the 21st anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide (July 11-13, 1995), when Serbian forces captured the eastern Bosnian town and summarily executed 8,372 Bosniak civilians. The event will feature brief documentary footage and talks by survivors. The Bosnian-American community of Charlotte, NC, numbers more than 3,000 and includes hundreds of genocide survivors as well as the families of the victims.
Sponsored by the Congress of North American Bosniaks (North Carolina) and by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’s Department of GIAS and its Center for Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies; the Department of History; and the Office of International Programs (OIP). This event is open to the public.