With 600 small chairs set up to represent the children victims from the Serbian massacre, the pain was palpable. The chairs set up to represent the massive loss of lives in a siege which lasted 44 months, created an 800 meter-long river of red.
A ceremony held following the Friday prayer had a 750 member chorus consisting of children and students singing heartfelt sons in remembrance of the tragic event in history.
It is thought over 100,000 lives were actually lost in the war which began on April 6th, 1992 and went on until 1995. A number of high-level military members responsible for leading the war, including Radovan Karadžić and General Ratko Mladiç are currently being tried by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
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