Holocaust And Bosnia Genocide Similarities

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There are many similarities and differences to the Holocaust and Croatian-Bosnian Genocide. However, one thing is for sure, and that is that both genocides showed how dark the world could be. The United Human Rights Council stated that the Serbians admired the Nazi’s (World Without Genocide), this might be the reason for the many similarities between the two catastrophes. The United Nations has done plenty good over the past 70 years, however since October 24th, 1945 they have done more harm then good, in the sense of genocide. “Nearly 60 years ago, the international community made a commitment to put an end to the crime of genocide by ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.”(Alcee…show more content…
At this time Jews were living everywhere in Europe. On September 1st 1939, Germany invaded Poland beginning World War 2. Two years later, the Nazis first killing operation was in business in Chemo. During 1942, about 500,000 Jews were deported to Warsaw and Tribeca’s concentration camps. (Holocaust Introduction) In 1945, the holocaust began to end. Allies invaded Germany and liquidated each camp. When this was happening, Hitler committed succeed. The surviving Jews migrated to Palestine, United States and many other places. Displaced person camps were build to help survives reconnect with their surviving family. The Holocaust is remembered on Yom Hashuah every year and there are many Holocaust memorial museums. (Holocaust Introduction) Yugoslavia was made up of six republics; Slovenian, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Macedonia. These six republics bordered the Adriatic Sea, Austria, Hungry, Romania, and Greece. (World History Page 1046) The president of Yugoslavia, Josep Tito worked hard to keep ethic tensions in tack during his lifetime. Unfortunately in 1980 he died. Seven years later, Slobodan Milosevic became Serbians leader; he versioned a “Greater Serbia” ethically dominated state. The other five republics began questioning there future in the country and wanted to declare independents from Milosevic. Slovenia and Croatia were the first to declare independents. Slovenia left Yugoslavia peacefully. However, the tension between the Serbs and Croatians was insoluble which led to the Croatian war. (Bosnian Genocide

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