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Bosnia

a region of central Bosnia-Herzegovina: belonged to Turkey (1463--1878), to Austria-Hungary (1879--1918), then to Yugoslavia (1918--91)
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Former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic, the man known as 'The Butcher of Bosnia', during court proceedings revealed that his "ethnic cleansing" campaign, targeted against Muslim Bosniaks, was to take revenge from the Ottoman Empire.
More than 8,000 Bosniak men and boys died in 10 days of slaughter after Srebrenica was overrun by Bosnian Serb forces on July 11 1995.
Bakir Izetbegovic, the Muslim Bosniak presidency member who had called for the ruling to be revised while his Serb and Croat colleagues did not, said the court's decision was political.
Furthermore, as the majority of Bosniak category II and IIF cystic lesions were managed conservatively, the literature tends to overestimate the true malignancy risk of these lesions, as only the most complex ones undergo surgery.
What's happening brings back memories of what happened in 1992," when the Bosnian war began, said Nusreta Sivac, a Bosniak who was held in a Serb detention camp in the western town of Prijedor during the war.
By late 1992, it was clear that the better equipped and trained Serbs were particularly guilty of ethnic cleansing, having placed thousands of Bosniak men in concentration camps and women in "rape camps.
These findings were consistent with a Bosniak type III lesion (Figure 2).
CT is helpful to differentiate Bosniak category I, III and IV cysts (Table 1).
A significant aspect of this strategy was the systematic use of rape and enforced impregnation of Bosniak women.
The forcible transfer of between 25,000 and 30,000 Bosniak women, children and elderly which accompanied the massacre was found to be confirming evidence of the genocidal intent of members of the VRS Main Staff who orchestrated the massacre.