Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Genocide and War Crimes in the Bosnian War

Presentation of my research paper for global studies
by

Pierre Vladimir

on 7 January 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Genocide and War Crimes in the Bosnian War

Bosnia and Herzegovina's History Mid-1400s - 1878: small independent states
1878 until World War I: Ottoman and Hapsburg control
During World War I: Kingdom of Yugoslavia Three Causes of Bosnian War Srebrenica Memorial http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-1836206543/ Bosnia and Herzegovina's Ethnic Makeup, 1990 As of 1990:
43.7% Muslim
17.3% Croat
31.4% Serb
5.5% "Yugoslav" Tensions Rise as Communism Falls Works Cited Bennett, Christopher Michael. “Bosnia and Herzegovina.” Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. Ed. Dinah L. Shelton. Vol. 1. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. 125-29. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 23 Nov. 2012.

“Bosnian genocide.” The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Terrorism. Patricia D. Netzley. Ed. Moataz A. Fattah. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2007. 77-78. Gale World History In Context. Web. 2 Dec. 2012.

Honig, Jan Willem. “Srebrenica.” Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. Ed. Dinah L. Shelton. Vol. 2. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. 988-89. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 25 Nov. 2012.

Rogel, Carole. The Breakup of Yugoslavia and the War in Bosnia. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1998. Print.

“Yugoslavian Civil War.” World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2012. Web. 18 Nov. 2012. 1992-1995
over 200,000 killed Genocide in the Bosnian War - Bosnia's unique history
- Fall of Communism
- Too little, too late from international organizations None of these groups were particularly concentrated. - Only country in Yugoslavia to have been under both Ottoman (Muslim) and Hapsburg (Catholic) Rule. Serb and Croat
Nationalism and Expansionism Nationalism: desire for ethnic sovereignty
Expansionism: desire for influence and territory

- First seen after assimilation into the Kingdom of Yugoslavia Political Shifts after World War II Beginning of World War II: Kingdom of Yugoslavia replaced by Ustasha control
- Ustasha is a fascist Croat state
After World War II: Yugoslavia becomes communist
- Revolution spearheaded by Josip Broz Tito
- Had to defeat Serb and Croat nationalists
- Extremely bloody conflict Communism and Ethnicity - Communism subdued nationalistic uprisings and ethnic disputes
- Egalitarian state ignores ethnicity, so ethnic problems cannot be solved
- Ethnic tensions rise as a result 1981: Josip Broz Tito died.
- Communism began to decline.
- Serbian nationalist Slobodon Milosevic now led Yugoslavia
- Non-Serb Bosnians had had enough. - One of the bloodiest conflicts of the twentieth century was about to begin.
- Tens of thousands of innocent civilians will be killed in the genocide.
Full transcript