Ethical Responses to Genocide

David Pettigrew, PhD,
Philosophy Department,
Southern Connecticut State University



A Secondary Mass Grave

(Caution: Images of a secondary mass grave with the remains of the victims in the process of exhumation and identification)

Obstacles to Reconciliation:
A Slide Presentation/Essay

For further research:

United Nations Security Council Resolution 819 declaring Srebrenica a "safe area" 16 April 1993. (note: to access Resolution 819, click on the LINK immediately below. You will be directed to a page including Security Council Resolutions from 1993. Then scroll down to the link "Resolution 819") LINK

United Nations Report on Srebrenica
15 November 1999.(note: to access the report, click on the LINK immediately below. You will be directed to a page where you can click on "CLICK HERE TO GET THE FULL TEXT OF THE REPORT". You will be directed to another page where you can click on your languaqe preference, and the full report should download) LINK

Additional information about the UN mission in Bosnia: The tragic murder -by Bosnian Serb soldiers- of Bosnian deputy prime minister, Hakija Turajlić, 8 January 1993, while traveling under UN Protection. LINK

Netherlands Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) report on Srebrenica 10 April 2002 LINK







465 coffins containing the victims of the Srebrenica genocide in preparation for burial
at the Potočari Memorial Cemetary

July 11, 2007
(photo credit: Marien Levy)