Branjevo/Pilica

According to the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, Bosnian Serb forces under the command of  Ratko Mladic murdered around 7,000 Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica captured after the fall of the United Nations “safe area” in July 1995.  The Google map below shows what happened to the Muslim prisoners taken to Branjevo State Farm and the Cultural Center in the nearby village of Pilica following their capture.  It also shows the attempted cover-up of the murders by Mladic subordinates.  Click on the map for more information about detention sites, execution sites, and primary and secondary gravesites. Click on the satellite imagery to get a closer look at the mass graves and evidence of disturbed earth.


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Detention
Muslim prisoners captured in Nova Kasaba were taken to Kula school on July 14, and from there, to Branjevo military farm and Pilica Culture House on July 16.

Execution and Primary Burial
Around 1,000 Srebrenica Muslims were executed at Branjevo farm and Pilica Culture House on July 16, 1995, after being transported from nearby Kula school.

Secondary Burial
Exhumed remains from Branjevo farm and Pilica Culture House were reburied at the Cancari site between September 27 and October 2, 1995.