Remembering Barimo Massacre 1992-2009
Image: The monument in Barimo dedicated to Bosniak genocide victims.
Barimo, a all- Bosniak village near Visegrad, was attacked by Bosnian Serb Army forces in August 1992. 26 Bosniak civilians were killed and the village was set ablaze. A few days ago, survivors of this crime came back to open a monument to their loved ones. The monument was opened by Emina Bajric, one of the rare survivors of the massacre.
Image: Article about the opening of this monument in Dnevni Avaz.
This was one of the worst massacres in the Visegrad Genocide, the ages of victims was from 1900 to 1980, a large number of these victims are women and children. The oldest victim was 92 years old and the youngest 12 years old:
1. Bajrić Omera Mustafa, 1930;
2. Bajrić Džemila, 1918;
3. Bajrić Hrustema Džemila, 1935;
4. Bajrić Mustafe Fadil, 1957;
5. Bajrić Mustafe Nijaz, 1965;
6.Bajrić Fadila Emir, 1980;
7. Bosankić Hadžira, 1913;
8. Bosankić Ibrahima Muša, 1940;
9. Samardžić Smail, 1912;
10. Samardžić Đeše Munira, 1927;
11. Beha Ibrana Ćamila, 1941;
12. Beha Bege Sabaheta, 1968;
13. Beha Bege Hidajeta, 1976;
14. Šabanović Razija, 1933;
15. Kos Sulejmana Vejsil, 1932;
16. Kos Sulejmana Slakan, 1951;
17. Tvrtković Ćamil Muharem, 1933;
18. Puhel Hrustema Kadesa, 1928,;
19. Kurtalić Adila, 1948;
20. Kahriman Dervo, rođen 1938,;
21. Menzilović Huso, rođen 1938;
22. Menzilović Huse Suad, 1968, ;
23. Zuban Mušan Ibrahim, 1953;
24. Zuban Mušan, 1912 ;
25. Zuban Sabira, 1961;
26. Halilović Hanka, 1900.
Image: The opening of the monument in Barimo.
Image: Bosniak Genocide survivors, praying in front of the ruins of the Barimo islamic school (mekteb) which was destroyed by Bosnian Serb Army during it’s attack on Barimo in August 1992. Read more on destruction of mosques in Visegrad Municipality here.
Picture credit: MIZ Visegrad.