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Women Who Refuse To Die - Srebrenica Massacre

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Women Who Refuse to Die

 


Filmmaker: Mohamed Kenawi

 

"When they took away my children in 1995, they also killed me - in the most brutal manner. This is not life .... I had my family and in just one day I'm left without them, without knowing why. And every morning I ask myself why, but there is no answer. My children were only guilty of having the names they had and their names were different from their killers. It was not only my children killed on July 11, 1995; thousands of other innocent children were murdered in the bloody genocide in Srebrenica .... I no longer have anything to lose; the criminals killed all I had, except for my pride."

-Hatidza Mehmedovic

 


In July 1995, an estimated 8,000 Muslim men and boys - sons, husbands and brothers - were dragged away never to be seen again.

 

The Srebrenica massacre marks a particularly inhumane and brutal act within the tragedy and bloodshed of the 1992 to 1995 Bosnian War.

 

This film follows four survivors of the massacre as they look to the future despite the pain of their loss and the angst of trying to make sense of the past.

 

 


Source: AlJazeera

 



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