Bosnian Genocide By woodsyguy31415 Period: Jun 25, 1991 to Apr 27, 1992 Yugoslavia dissolves into member states Mar 1, 1992 Bosnia declares independence. Serbs attack Bosnia. Apr 5, 1992 Siege of Sarajevo Begins Apr 6, 1992 U.S. and several other nations recognize Bosnia's independence. Serb Militants attack a peaceful protest, killing at least five and wounding thirty. Apr 12, 1993 U.N. Security Council declares "safe areas" for bosnian muslims. Safe Areas: Sarajevo, Tulza, Bihac, Srebrenica, Zepa, Gorazde Feb 28, 1994 NATO uses force for first time since founding. NATO pilots shoot down four Serbian fighter jets over central bosnia. Jun 1, 1994 Bihac is bombed and shelled relentlessly. NATO "strikes back," bombing Serb-controlled airfields. Dec 31, 1994 1000th day of Siege of Sarajevo Feb 20, 1995 U.N. tribunal charges 21 Serb commanders with genocide and crimes against humanity Mar 16, 1995 CIA reports show that serps were responsible for 90% of "Ethnic Cleansing"