Around July 11, 1995, around 10'000 people, mostly men and boys, but also a few women, decided to escape the Srebrenica "safe enclave". The Muslim population realized that the Bosnian Serbs were likely to come in anyway, the UN was not doing anything (The Dutch UN forces were ordered not to fire, even if they were attacked). Every 11th of July the people commemorate the genocide that took place in Srebrenica in 1995. A burial takes place at the memorial cemetery in Potocari. Potocari is a small village where there is a archer abounded car battery factory. This building is what the Dutch UN forces used as their HQ during the war. The people buried here are only the ones who were killed during and around Srebrenica in July 1995. An estimated 8'000 were killed during the week after. (ks) - Photographer Kristian Skeie is covering "Life After Srebrenica" since 2011.

In 2010, France's anti-gypsy campaign has sparked international criticism by deporting Roma, often called Gypsies, of Eastern European decent. Italy has been facing a similar "Gypsy Emergency". - Blaming crime on the increase of Roma immigrants in the past couple of years, authorities are dismantling large Gypsy camps outside of Milan and Rome. The goal was to level the camps before the end of 2010, according to Riccardo De Corato, who is Milan's vice mayor from Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's ruling party and who is in charge of handling the camps. (noor)

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