ACTION ALERT: A silent march, “Never Forget,” to take place in downtown Toronto

June 17, 2015

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The commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide will take place on July 11, 2015, with special sponsors: MP Brian Masse, MP Paul Dewar, MP Irwin Cotler, former MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, and former MP Rob Oliphant. Read more


CNAB Press Release Regarding the Arrest of Naser Oric

June 12, 2015

naserThe recent arrest of the wartime defense commander of Srebrenica Mr. Naser Oric by the Swiss authorities, at the request of the Serbian government prosecutors, is nothing else but a continuation of the Serbian aggression against Bosnia and Hercegovina, and the genocide against the surviving Bosniaks. Let us remind you that Mr. Oric was acquitted of all charges by the International Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague. Like many times in the past, the Serbian state and its political leadership are increasingly returning to the aggressive nationalist policies from the 1990s. Read more


Genocide at Srebrenica: We Must Unmask the New Deniers

June 1, 2015

ARKIV 2011 06 09-11   The Engelsbergs Seminar 2011FOTO: ULF PALMBy Oliver Kamm, May 28, 2015

Imagine entering “Auschwitz” into an online search engine and finding on the first page of results a site claiming that the gas chambers were a myth. Imagine the confusion of a schoolchild doing a history project if they were to do the same.

Fortunately the thought-experiment is unnecessary. Yes, there are hateful websites like that; but scholarship, testimony and the valiant efforts of bodies like the Holocaust Educational Trust confine the deniers to the fringe. Read more


Canada’s Genocide Snub Surprises Bosnians

April 28, 2015

 A Bosniak woman Senija Rizvanovic cries near the graves of her two sons, in Srebrenica, Bosnia. Photo by Amel Emric/AP

A Bosniak woman Senija Rizvanovic cries near the graves of her two sons, in Srebrenica, Bosnia. Photo by Amel Emric/AP

OTTAWA – The Bosnian government is calling on the Canadian Parliament to correct its “mistake” of not including the 1995 Srebrenica massacre during its Friday recognition of 20th century genocides.

A leading Bosnian Muslim organization says it, too, is surprised that the House of Commons did not include the Srebrenica killings during its Friday debate and vote. Read more


Israel completes the extradition of Aleksandar Cvetkovic to Bosnian authorities

August 16, 2013


The Congress of North American Bosniaks (CNAB) welcomes yesterday’s news about the final extradition of Serbian war criminal Aleksandar Cvetkovic by the Israeli government at the request of the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Aleksandar Cvetkovic is a Bosnian Serb who moved to Israel in 2006 and is accused of direct involvement in the cold-blooded execution of more than 1,000 Bosniak civilians in the Srebrenica genocide. Read more


John Kerry: Statement on the 18th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide

July 11, 2013

John Kerry-2013-300Below is the official statement by John Kerry, the U.S. Secretary of State on the 18th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I join the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina today in honoring the memory of those lost in the horrific act of genocide in Srebrenica in July 1995, which stole the lives of over 8,000 innocent people. Read more


CNAB requests that Gordan Milinic gets dismissed from duty

June 16, 2013

SARAJEVO, (FENA) – The Congress of North American Bosniaks (CNAB) and Institute for Research of Genocide Canada (IGC) sent an open letter to the Presidency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA BiH), requesting that Gordan Milinic, former ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Russia and current employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs BiH is immediately dismissed from duty because, as the letter states, he demeans the integrity of victims and witnesses of aggression against the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the genocide against its citizens. Read more


Serbia to Manipulate UN Document in April 2013

February 17, 2013

On June 2, 1993, Serbia submitted (now entirely discredited) propaganda report to the United Nations entitled: Memorandum on War Crimes and Crimes of Genocide in Eastern Bosnia (communes of Bratunac, Skelani and Srebrenica) committed against the Serbian population from April 1992 to April 1993.” Almost 20 years later, they are using exactly the same tricks to purport their propaganda as official U.N. conclusions. Read more

For Immediate Release: ICTY Court Ruling Confirming Genocide is a Victory for Justice

December 13, 2012

On behalf of the survivors and witnesses of the 1992 – 1995 aggression against the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the genocide against the Bosniak people, we welcome the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia’s conviction and sentencing to life imprisonment of former Serb General Zdravko Tolimir for genocide, participation in genocide, extermination, crimes against humanity, and violations of the laws and customs of war. Read more


Rabbi Arthur Schneier delivers keynote speech at the Srebrenica Genocide Memorial Center in Potocari

July 12, 2012

Rabbi Arthur Schneier, founder and President of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation and the Senior Rabbi at Park East Synagogue in New York delivered the keynote address at the seventeenth annual memorial at Bosnia’s Potocari Memorial Park to commemorate the Srebenica Genocide, Europe’s largest massacre since World War II. It was the first time that a non-Muslim has ever taken part in this annual memorial. 8,000 Bosniak men and boys were killed on July 11, 1995. The massacre is considered the most brutal chapter of the Bosnian War. Read more


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