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Funeral in Kosovo
Yugoslavia, 1990
George Merillon
World Press Photo, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Slovenian and Croatian declarations of independence led to armed conflict that then spread to Bosnia-Herzegovina, where ethnic groups clashed. Genocide and ethnic cleansing became horrific trademarks of a war that ended in 1995 with the Dayton Peace Accords. Serbia’s President Milosevic and military leadership would again utilise ethnic cleansing in Kosovo