SENSE TRIBUNAL — The number of persons whose disappearance is related to the fall of Srebrenica and Zepa in the summer of 1995 currently stands at 8,021, OTP (Office of the Prosecutor) demographic expert Dr Ewa Tabeau states in her latest report, written for the trial of former Republika Srpska president Radovan Karadzic. Of that number, 116 persons are related to the fall of Zepa and the remaining 7,905 persons are linked with the fall of Srebrenica.
Dr Tabeau described in detail the demographic aspect of the Srebrenica genocide in the report she wrote in 2009 for the trial of General Zdravko Tolimir. In the updated version of the report for Karadzic’s trial, Dr Tabeau said that, according to the data of the International Commission on Missing Persons, 6,241 persons have so far been identified using DNA analysis. This is 81.1% of the total number of victims exhumed from the Srebrenica mass graves.
For Karadzic’s trial, Dr Tabeau wrote several reports: on the changes in ethnic composition of the 27 Bosnia and Herzegovinan municipalities listed in the indictment, on the number of civilian and military victims of the siege of Sarajevo and on the victims linked to the fall of Srebrenica in July 1995.