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Dutch Troops Were 10% Liable In Srebrenica Massacre, Supreme Court Says

The case centers on the deadly days after the city of Srebrenica fell on July 11, 1995, when some 25,000 refugees sought safety with Dutch U.N. peacekeepers.
"The Dutch State bears very limited liability in the 'Mothers of Srebenica' case," the Supreme Court said Friday. Earlier this month, Bosnian Muslims visited the graves of their relatives at the memorial cemetery of the Srebrenica 1995 massacre in Potocari, near Srebrenica. Source: Elvis Barukcic

The Netherlands' Supreme Court has affirmed that the country's troops are partly to blame for the deaths of 350 Muslim men and boys after the fall of the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica. But in a break with an earlier ruling, the court lowered the Dutch liability for the massacre to 10%, from 30%.

"The Dutch State bears very limited liability in the 'Mothers of Srebenica' case," as it announced the ruling.

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