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In pictures: Srebrenica buries its dead

A woman grieves over the coffin of a relative at Srebrenica

Tens of thousands of people have converged on Srebrenica to remember and to bury their dead, 13 years after the genocidal massacre of 1995.

A man walks near a memorial inscribed with the names of some of those killed at Srebrenica

More than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed when their UN "safe haven" at Srebrenica, which was supposed to be protected by Dutch UN peacekeepers, was overrun by Bosnian Serb forces.

People pass the coffin of a victim of Srebrenica over the crowd

Many have waited over a decade to be able to gather together and identify the scattered remains of their loved ones and bury them.

Men dig a grave

The remains of 307 of the victims, aged between 15 and 84, were reburied during Friday's ceremony.

Men pass a coffin over the crowd

A group representing survivors and victims of the killings has tried to prosecute the United Nations and Dutch government over their failure to protect those in their care.

Relatives weep over the coffin of a relative

But on Thursday a Dutch court ruled that it had no jurisdiction over the UN, which has immunity from prosecution.

A woman grieves over the coffin of a relative at Srebrenica

Survivors say they will continue their fight and plan to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights.





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