Bosnian Genocide

  • The Beginning

    Yugoslavia breaks up into several regions including the countries of Croatia, Bosnia, and Serbia.
  • Period: to

    Bosnian Genocide

    The genocide that occured during the Bosnian War
  • Lasva Valley

    Lasva Valley ethnic cleansing begins.
  • War Begins

    War breaks out in Bosnia.
  • Siege of Sarajevo

    The siege of Sarajevo begins.
  • Ahatovici Massacre

    56 people are killed in the Ahatovici Massacre.
  • Mount Vlacis Massacre

    200 people are killed in a prisoner exchange.
  • Ahmici massacre

    Two mosques were destroyed and 120 people were killed
  • Foca Massacres

    From 1992-1994 the Foca massacres occured which left 2,704 people either missing or dead/
  • Serb leaders charged with genocide

    United Nations tribunal on human rights violation in the Balkans charges 21 Bosnian Serb commanders with genocide and crimes against humanity. This action marks the first time that a Western political body openly charged Serbs with genocide
  • Tuzla shelling.

    Tuzla shelling (71 killed, 200 wounded). Happened again three days later.
  • Srebrenica

    Srebrenica massacre – largest massacre in Europe since World War II (20,000 Bosnian women, children and elderly bussed out; 8,000 boys and men systematically slaughtered and placed in mass graves)-Also Morgans Birthmonth.
  • Nato Helps

    First official NATO peacekeeping troops arrive in Sarajevo along with some other 13,000 American soldiers
  • Siege Ends

    After a peace treaty in Paris was signed, the siege of Sarajevo ended.
  • Convictions

    The first Bosnian Muslims and Croats are convicted of war crimes in the Hague.
  • Karadzic captured

    Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, wanted on war crimes charges, has been arrested in Belgrade after nearly 13 years on the run