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IWPR Editorial Comment

A broad ribbon of red chairs winds its way through Sarajevo, April 6, 2012. (Photo: Sanja Vrzic)
Twenty years on, city remembers victims of siege as ethnic divisions persist.
Each empty seat represented one of the 11,541 victims of the siege. (Photo: Sanja Vrzic)
Twenty years on, city remembers victims of siege as ethnic divisions persist.
Sarajevo residents left flowers in tribute to the dead. (Photo: Sanja Vrzic)
Twenty years on, city remembers victims of siege as ethnic divisions persist.
The seats formed a temporary memorial marking 20 years since the start of Sarajevo's long encirclement. (Photo: Sanja Vrzic)
Twenty years on, city remembers victims of siege as ethnic divisions persist.
Toys were left on seats that represented the children killed in the war waged on the city. (Photo: Sanja Vrzic)
Twenty years on, city remembers victims of siege as ethnic divisions persist.
A woman pauses at one of the seats representing children. (Photo: Sanja Vrzic)
Twenty years on, city remembers victims of siege as ethnic divisions persist.
The stark red imagery formed a striking yet dignified form of remembrance. (Photo: Sanja Vrzic)
Twenty years on, city remembers victims of siege as ethnic divisions persist.
Following the Sarajevo premiere of her movie "In the Land of Blood and Honey", Angelina Jolie received a friendship plaque form the Youth of Bosnia and Herzegovina. (Photo: Sarajevo Film Festival)
Reactions to movie show that old wounds have not yet healed.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt meet with victims from all three sides of the conflict (Bosniak, Serb and Croat). IWPR reporter Velma Saric (right) was also present. (Photo: Sarajevo Film Festival)
Reactions to movie show that old wounds have not yet healed.
Ratko Mladic during his initial appearance at the ICTY. (Photo: ICTY)
As Bosnian Serb army chief faces trial, Serbia must face up to its own role in the crimes he is accused of.