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Glogova massacre
File:Bratunac municipality.svg
Municipality of Bratunac in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location Glogova, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Date 8 May 1992 (Central European Time)
Target Bosniaks
Attack type Mass Killings
Deaths 65
Perpetrators Serbian forces

The Glogova massacre was the massacre of 65 Bosniak civilians by Serb forces, consisting of the Bratunac Territorial Defence (TO) and the police in Bratunac. Miroslav Deronjić, then President of the Bratunac Municipal Board of the Serbian Democratic Party (SDS) of Bosnia and Herzegovina, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Hague Tribunal for ordering the massacre.

Background

Glogova is a village located in the Bratunac municipality close to Srebrenica. On the evening of 8 May 1992 Serb forces, consisting of the Bratunac Territorial Defence (TO) and the police in Bratunac, attacked and partially burn the undefended Bosniak village of Glogova in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. As a result 65 Bosniak civilians from the village were killed and Bosnian Muslim homes, private property, and the mosque were destroyed and a substantial part of Glogova was razed to the ground.

Trial

Miroslav Deronjić, then President of the Bratunac Municipal Board of the Serbian Democratic Party (SDS) of Bosnia and Herzegovina, confessed he gave orders for the massacre. In a plea deal he was sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Hague Tribunal.

References

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