"Ethnic Cleansing Operations" in the northeast-Bosnian City of Zvornik from April through June 1992

Attached you will find a case-study about the "Ethnic Cleansing" operations in the northeast-Bosnian city of Zvornik in 1992 established by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM) within the framework of a project on War Crimes and Human Rights Violations in BiH.

In 1994 Cherif Bassiouni, head of the the Commission of experts established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 780 (1992), had encouraged BIM to prepare a report on the systematic of the "Ethnic Cleansing" operations in Zvornik.

In the Final Report of the Commission (UN Doc. S/1994/674) the report of BIM was cited as an exemplary study on "Ethnic Cleansing" and published as an annex (UN Doc. S/1994/674/add.2 (vol.I) December 1994).

In July 1994 BIM published an extended and revised version of the report for the Commission of Experts in German language

The attached report (Tretter/ MŸller/ Schwanke/ Angeli/ Richter, "Ethnic Cleansing Operations" in the north-east Bosnian City of Zvornik form April through June 1992, 1994) is the English edition of the revised version.