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Monday, November 08, 2004

The UN/Euro Stand

One would think given the level of criticism from the UN and Euros that they had a great track record of dealing with genocide. Darfur going unmentioned, though not out of mind, here is what happened on THEIR watch. Note, the Europeans were impotent to deal with this, even with UN assistance, until the US came to help. Shameful:

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - A Serb commission's final report on the 1995 Srebrenica massacre acknowledges that the mass murder of 7,800 Muslim men and boys by Bosnian Serb forces was planned, an international official said Monday.
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The report on the worst massacre of civilians in Europe since World War II was presented to the Bosnian Serb government last month but has not yet been made public.

"The report itself admits and provides details of the plan and deliberate liquidation of thousands of Bosniaks (Muslims) by the Bosnian Serb forces," Bernard Fassier, the deputy to Bosnia's top international administrator, Paddy Ashdown, told reporters.

Although Bosnian Serbs have long been blamed for the massacre, it was not until this past June — following the Srebrenica commission's preliminary report — that Serb officials acknowledged that their security forces carried out the slaughter. . .

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