#Srebrenica: A town still divided!
Mina Subasic slowly walks with a cane into the missing persons’ identification centre in Tuzla, northern Bosnia and Herzegovina. On the table in front of her is a handful of bones. Her face frozen with pain, Subasic listens to a forensic expert who explains why it would be good if the remains of her 20-year-old son, Mesud, were buried on July 11, along with those of 519 other victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide - a massacre described by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan as the worst atrocity in Europe since World War II.
“I came once more to see him, so I, too, can cross over to the other side. If I could, I would lie down next to these bones right now and never wake up,” Subasic says. Mesud’s remains were located in two mass graves in the Srebrenica area. The remains of his 18-year-old brother Nermin were buried two years ago.