Mothers of Srebrenica genocide victims are awaiting the final verdict in Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s trial next week - but as the years have passed, some mothers who followed the trial intently have died before seeing the justice they craved.
Bosko Brkic, a Bosnian Serb, and his Bosniak girlfriend, Admira Ismic, became symbols of the Bosnian war when they were shot dead in Sarajevo on May 19, 1993 - and 28 years on, no one has been convicted of killing them.
Empty graves are waiting for three young Bosnian Army soldiers who disappeared during an attack by Bosnian Croat forces in Mostar in May 1993, but despite their families’ efforts, their bodies have not been found and their killers remain unprosecuted.
A newly-painted mural of Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic and a gun attack on the local mosque have scared Bosniaks who returned to the town of Foca after fleeing because of wartime atrocities in the 1990s.
There are more than 1,600 memorials around Kosovo related to the 1998-99 war, but the authorities don’t have a proper register of what has been built, or any legal guidelines to regulate the chaotic construction of monuments.
Italian TV personnel Marco Luchetta, Alessandro Sasa Ota and Dario D’Angelo were killed by artillery fire in 1994 while reporting on the plight of children in the war-ravaged, ethnically-divided town of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina.