2011 Visegrad Genocide Calender

Visegrad Genocide Memories

Press Release

Image: The 2010 commemoration: victim families and survivors holding a banner which reads: 3,000 roses for 3,000 lives.
28.05.2011 (Saturday)

The central commemoration of the 19th anniversary of the Visegrad genocide will be held on 28.05.2011 on the Mehmed-pasa Sokolovic bridge in Visegrad. The commemoration will be followed by the burial of Visegrad martyrs at the Straziste Muslim cemetery.
This commemoration is organized by the Association of victims families “Visegrad 92”.
Contact person: Hida Kasapovic (062 212 631) – Bosnian
and Berina Pekmezovic (061 508 691) – English
Email: udruzenje.visegrad92@gmail.com
Image: The house in Pionirska Street where around 70 Bosniak civilians were burned alive on 14.06.1992.
14.06.2011 (Tuesday)

The Pionirska Street massacre will be commemorated on 14.06.2011 at 12 o’clock noon. The official ceremony will be followed with religious prayers for the victims. The commemoration will be held in front of the site of the massacre in Pionirska Street, Visegrad.
On 14.06.1992. around 70 Bosniak civilians were burned alive in Pionirska Street by Serb soldiers – only a few survived.
This commemoration is organized by the Association Women-Victims of War.
Contact person: Bakira Hasecic (061 272 000)-Bosnian
and Berina Pekmezovic (061 508 691)
Email: udruzenjezenazrtva_rata@bih.net.ba
Image: The site where Meho Aljic’s house used to stand. In Aljic’s house around 70 Bosniak civilians were burned alive on 27.06.1992.
27.06.2011 (Monday)

The Bikavac massacre will be commemorated on  27.06.2011 at 12 o’clock noon. The official ceremony will be followed with religious prayers for the victims. The commemoration will be held in front of the site of the massacre in the Bikavac settlement, Visegrad.
On 27.06.1992. around 70 Bosniak civilians were burned alive in Meho Aljic’s house in Bikavac by Serb soldiers – only one person survived.
This commemoration is organized by the Association Women-Victims of War.
Contact person: Bakira Hasecic (061 272 000)-Bosnian
and Berina Pekmezovic (061 508 691) – English
Email: udruzenjezenazrtva_rata@bih.net.ba
♦For more information on these commemorations or information on Visegrad please contact Visegrad Genocide Memories editor at visegradgenocide@gmail.com♦

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