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Erecting Plaques to Genocidaries : In Honour of Ratko Mladic Erecting Plaques to Genocidaries : In Honour of Ratko Mladic

This is a guest post by David Pettigrew, PhD Professor of Philosophy, Southern Connecticut State University. I am honoured to share this on my blog, Bosnian version of Professor Pettigrew´s text was published today by Al Jazeera Balkans

In June there were reports that a commemorative plaque honoring Ratko Mladić had been installed in the hills above Sarajevo.  When I returned to Sarajevo from Srebrenica, where I had witnessed the 19th annual commemorative burials of the victims of the genocide on July 11, I made plans to locate the commemorative plaque. I had to see it, as one says, with my own eyes. The plaque is located, as is the park, on Vraca Hill, just above Grbavica. The plaque was installed in a wall that borders Vraca Memorial Park, a park that commemorates the citizens of Sarajevo who died during World…

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