Blood on Their Hands

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Footage of Serb soldiers executing Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica appalled Serbs when aired on state-run TV

The video clip from the Bosnian war is profoundly shocking: a Serb Orthodox priest can be seen blessing Serb troops from a unit known as the Scorpions as they head out on their mission in 1995. The same men are then shown forcing six emaciated Bosnian Muslims from the back of a canvas-covered truck. They bind the prisoners' hands, march them into a clearing and machine-gun them, one by one, while the others watch.

The clip, filmed by the unit and obtained by a Serb human-rights investigator, aired last week in the Hague at the trial for...

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