Reportage and Archives: Archives: To Bury the Dead: 10th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre: Coffins in the rain, Srebrenica

The night before the July 11 commemoration ceremony of the Srebrenica massacre, workers begin laying out the tabuts, or traditional Muslim coffins, containing the remains of more than 600 men and boys who were among those killed by Serb forces in July 1995. In all, more than 7,000 to 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed in what was the worst genocide in Europe since World War II. The tabuts are being covered with plastic to protect them from the falling rain.
Coffins in the rain, Srebrenica

The night before the July 11 commemoration ceremony of the Srebrenica massacre, workers begin laying out the tabuts, or traditional Muslim coffins, containing the remains of more than 600 men and boys who were among those killed by Serb forces in July 1995. In all, more than 7,000 to 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed in what was the worst genocide in Europe since World War II. The tabuts are being covered with plastic to protect them from the falling rain.