Dutch state 'liable' for 300 Srebrenica deaths

July 16, 2014 9:50 AM

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Dutch state 'liable' for 300 Srebrenica deaths

A Dutch court has ruled that the Netherlands was liable for the killings of more than 300 Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslim) men and boys at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war in July 1995.

It said that Dutch peacekeepers had failed to protect the Bosniaks when the town fell to the besieging Bosnian Serb army. More than 7,000 were killed.

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