When War Erupted

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  • Within 18 months of the conflict beginning the following took place.
  • 2.2 million of the countries 4.3 million population were displaced and dispersed all over the Balkans ,Europe and America.
  • Ethnic explusion immediately began occuring throughout the entire country of Bosnia Herzegovina.
  • Several hundred prisoner of war camps or concentration camps were established to collect and confine civilians of all ethnicity.
  • By the end of 1993, one hundred and fifty one mass graves were found mainly clustered around principal places of detention.
  • Two hundred thousand people mostly young boys and men lost their lives as a result of genocide, gendercide and combat.
  • Nine thousand young men and boys lost their lives in one act of gendercide alone in Srebrenica in July 1995.
  • Hundreds of thousand of homes were destroyed forever.