The Bosnian War ( Serbo-Croatian: Rat u Bosni i Hercegovini / Рат у Босни и Херцеговини) was an international armed conflict that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina between 1992 and 1995. The war is commonly seen as having started on 6 April 1992, following a number of earlier violent incidents. The war ended on 14 December 1995.
The war in Bosnia and Herzegovina or Bosnian War is the generally accepted name for an international military conflict in the area of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which lasted from April 6th 1992 to December 14th 1995, between Serbia and Montenegro, the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Croatia.
(May 2011) The following is a list of massacres that occurred during the Bosnian War . Incidents [ edit] References [ edit] ^ War crimes in Bosnia-Hercegovina: a Helsinki Watch Report (Volume 1). Human Rights Watch. 1992. p. 45. ISBN 9781564320834. ^ "Posavljaci Josipoviću - Ne idite u Bosansku Posavinu, Dodik će vas prevariti".NameDateLocationDeathsMarch 1992Sijekovac, near Bosanski Brod20  –47  –59 April – October 1992Doboj municipality322 Bosniaks 86 CroatsApril - November 1992Bosanski Šamac municipality161–2 April 199248–78 non-Serbs, mostly Bosniaks
Since then 100 more individuals have been prevented from claiming citizenship rights. 250 more were under investigation, while the body which is charged to reconsider the citizenship status of the foreign volunteers in the Bosnian War, including Christian fighters from Russia and Western Europe, states that 1,500 cases will eventually be examined.
- Support to Bosnian Muslims
- Support to Bosnian Serbs
- Foreign fighters
Foreign support in the Bosnian War included the funding, training or military support by foreign states and organizations outside Yugoslavia to any of the belligerents in the Bosnian War.
Among foreign Islamist organizations supporting the Bosnian Muslims were Al-Qaeda, Harkat ul-Ansar, Refah Party, Armed Islamic Group of Algeria, and others. Among foreign non-profit organizations and charitable trusts were the Saudi Benevolence International Foundation and al-Haramain Foundation, the Turkish IHH, and others. The Third World Relief ...
The Greek Volunteer Guard was a unit of Greek volunteers that fought in the Bosnian War on the side of the Army of the Republika Srpska. Some members of the unit are alleged to have been present in the area of the Srebrenica Massacre and reportedly hoisted a Greek flag over the town, which was videoed ‘for marketing purposes’. Greece didn't partici...
Volunteers came to fight for a variety of reasons including religious or ethnic loyalties and in some cases for money. As a general rule, Bosniaks received support from Islamic countries, Serbs from Eastern Orthodox countries, and Croats from Catholic countries.
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The Bosnian genocide ( Bosnian: bosanski genocid) refers to either the Srebrenica massacre or the wider crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing campaign throughout areas controlled by the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) during the Bosnian War of 1992–1995.