“GENOCIDE means any of the acts committed with intent to destroy in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group.”

        UN Genocide Convention


“… In a systematic and planned genocide against Bosniaks in Bosnia and Herzegovina, inside and around the UN Safe Zone Srebrenica in July 1995, according to the research of the Government of Republic of Srpska, 25.000 people participated in committing the genocide in various grounds and in different ways;

- Means for killing and murders could be defined as monstrous. Women, men, children and elders were killed by firearms for direct action, including but not limiting to shotguns, guns, modified bombs, knives and special made weapons designed just for the purpose of committing this crime. Evidences exist that some Bosniaks were burnt alive, brutally killed, and some killings included whole families; in some mass graves whole families were identified;

- In the “killing operation”, mostly in four days, with intent and by clearly established and defined pattern, in and around the UN Safe Zone Srebrenica in July 1995, over 8000 Bosniaks were brutally killed because of their nationality, ethnicity and religious group, and because they lived on the territory that was, according to the Serbian aggressors hegemonic project and ideology “GreatSerbia” supported by the politics and practice of “GreatSerbia ideology” and nationalist ideology, considers as the territory of “GreatSerbia” and strives to win this territory and to unite this territory to the territory of Serbia according to the “GreatSerbia ideology”;

- In overtaking the UN Safe Zone Srebrenica, and committing the genocide against Bosniaks in July 1995, besides collaborated military and police forces of the fascist and genocidal Republic of Srpska, military forces of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Yugoslav National Army and Special Forces of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Serbia) also participated in committing the genocide.
(Čekić, Smail, Genocid i istina o genocidu u Bosni i Hercegovini, Institut za istraživanje zločina protiv čovječnosti i međunarodnog prava Univerziteta u Sarajevu, Sarajevo, 2012, str. 25.)