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Continued: Baby among 409 buried on anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

  • Article by: AIDA CERKEZ , Associated Press
  • Last update: July 11, 2013 - 11:10 AM

"But it died because it was born under unbearable circumstances and therefore it is a victim of genocide," he said.

Hava had a name for her daughter but she never had the chance to give it to her. She has asked that it be engraved on the tiny white marble headstone that is to replace the wooden one.

"I will do all I can to have the name the mother wanted for her child engraved on the baby's tombstone," said Durakovic. "That is the least we can do for the mother."

So soon, Hava is likely to have the comfort of visiting a grave where — instead of "Newborn" — the headstone reads: "Fatima".

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