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Learning from genocide - for a better future
Oct 29, 2021 5 tweets 3 min read
In the 1980s and 90s the Seiko 5 Automatic wristwatch, which used the motion of the wearer to stay wound up and working, was popular among Bosnians.

After the #genocide in #Srebrenica, investigators used these watches to estimate the time and date their owner had been murdered. Bosnian Serb forces had denied they had committed a genocide executing innocent civilian Muslims. They claimed the mass graves contained men killed in battle as part of the war.

However, investigators found evidence the men and boys in the graves had been blindfolded...