Causes Of The Bosnian Genocide

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The Bosnian genocide was a series of mass killings of the Bosnian Muslims between 1992 and 1995. The genocide was committed by the Serbians, who saw it fit to rid Bosnia and Herzegovina of the Muslim culture. It was one of the bloodiest and gory periods in Bosnians history, and will forever be etched into the memory of the survivors, who had to witness the violence and traumatizing actions taken by the Serbs. Future genocides like the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina can be prevented as long as the United Nations is doing their part and checking in on the current leaders, and if law enforcement in that country has the right to severely punish any acts of racially-based violence, in order to make an example of the person committing those acts, to discourage others from following.
The tension between the three main ethnicities occupying Bosnia and Herzegovina was what helped spark the war. The three main ethnicities in Bosnia were the Muslims, Serbians (Serbs), and Croatians (Croats). What is thought to be the start of the violent tension between the three groups was the death of the communist dictator of Yugoslavia, which was one big country that now is broken up into a group of smaller countries. The dictator, Josep “Tito” Bronz, ruled from 1944 till his death in 1980, and was believed to be the man that held Yugoslavia together. Tito instituted a policy called polycentrism which united the very different ethnic groups He followed a policy that he created called “Titoism” which

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