The MOT commemorates the 15th anniversay of the Srebrenica Massacre.


Burned-out, "ethnically cleansed" homes still sit on a ridge in Srebrenica Municipality 15 years after the Dayton Accord ended the fighting there.

Bosnia and Hercegovina, May 2009
Photograph ©Marissa Roth

Semsa Karic, 51 years-old, lost 30 family members in the Srebrenica massacre of July 1995. Her husband Mirsad,
52 years-old (in the background) was captured and tortured, but survived. Photographed at their home in Srebrenica Municipality.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 20, 2009
Photograph ©Marissa Roth

Derisa Hodzic; 45 years-old, with her 15 year-old son Osman, who was born during the siege of Srebrenica. Derisa's husband Beriz was killed in the Srebrenica massacre of July 1995 while she was 7-months pregnant with their second son Bernes. Photographed at their home in Srebrenica Municipality. 

Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 2009.
Photograph ©Marissa Roth

Friday, July 9, 2010 at 11:00am

On Friday, July 9th, the Museum of Tolerance hosted the exhibition opening for Srebrenica: Then Is Now, Fifteen Years After the Massacre, photographs by Marissa Roth.

July 11, 2010 will mark the 15th anniversary of the 5‐day massacre of over 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and teen‐age boys after the fall of the Srebrenica enclave near the end of the war in the former Yugoslavia. During two extended trips to Bosnia and Hercegovina in 2009, photojournalist Marissa Roth went to Srebrenica Municipality and related areas to meet and photograph a number of women directly affected by the massacre and the war. The exhibition will remain on display through August 22nd.

Please RSVP for the opening and symposium to 310.772.2526.

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