Srebrenica genocide: Remember the victims, recommit to peace

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In 1995, a government soldier reads out the names of soldiers who are confirmed survivors or escapees from the fallen city of Srebrenica. UNICEF/NYHQ1995-0553/LeMoyne

The 8,000 Muslim men and boys who were killed in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica in July 1995 have been remembered at a commemorative event at UN Headquarters on Wednesday.

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the organization and the international community had failed to protect these innocent civilians.

Dianne Penn spoke to Adama Dieng, the Secretary-General's Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, who said the Srebrenica genocide must never be forgotten.

Duration: 3'48"

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