The 1990s saw the biggest humanitarian crisis in Europe since the end of World War II when war erupted on the Balkan Peninsula. The war’s legacy continues to be a major and contested topic throughout the Balkans. The commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre is displayed here through speeches and photos. The issue of contestation over war memorials in other parts of the Balkans can be found in additional articles below, which include photos.
International Statements on the 20th Anniversary of Srebrenica
Issues of Commemoration and Remembrance in Other Parts of the Balkans
Balkans Gripped by Chaotic Monument-Building Boom (Available behind a paywall)
Sarajevo Memorial for Children Killed During Siege (Available behind a paywall)
Nationalist Commemorations Threaten Balkan Reconciliation (Available behind a paywall)
Serbia and Kosovo Resume Talks After 10-Month Gap (Available behind a paywall)