Our Community Champions speak about the friendships they have made through working together to build stronger communities and tackle hatred.
Christina Thomson writes about why she's taking on one of the toughest physical challenges in the UK to raise money for Remembering Srebrenica.
Remembering Srebrenica recognised the dedication of their Community Champions in London and the South East, as well as highlighting the diverse array of memorial events that took place in July with an Awards Dinner.
Bournemouth Borough Council's Sam Johnson shares his experiences of organising their event for Srebrenica Memorial Week.
Community Champions in Kirklees are reaching out to many different groups through going out and doing workshops to teach the lessons from Srebrenica.
Ruth Heyman reflects on the Shabbat service held at Newcastle Reform Synagogue this July.
A special memorial event was organised and hosted by members of the Ismaili Council this July, featuring survivor testimony, music and speeches on the lessons from Srebrenica.
We organised a fundraising dinner and donated the money to Remembering Srebrenica and our local Bosnian school. This fundraising dinner celebrated Bosnian women, Bosnian culture and served to raise awareness about the impact of war and conflict, on women. For this fundraising dinner, we brought together different communities and discussed issues of sexual violence, genocide […]
The You Press collective group of artists were deeply inspired by Srebrenica to create work about human rights and war, with many pieces drawn from survivors’ accounts of the genocide in Bosnia. This event featured performances of this work and drew a diverse crowd to learn more about Srebrenica.
Birmingham's biggest ever unity rally took place at the end of Srebrenica Memorial Week in 2016. With speakers from different faiths, of all ages and prominent local politicians all taking part, this sent a powerful message that Birmingham will not stand by and let hatred and division take hold.
A powerful and emotional memorial vigil was held in honour of the victims of the Srebrenica genocide with survivor testimony, poetry, music and food bringing together the Bosnian Community with delegates from the charity's "Lessons from Srebrenica" programme.
Community Champions in the North West took on the challenge of doing a 23-mile Peace Walk from Blackburn Cathedral to Manchester Cathedral at the end of Srebrenica Memorial Week 2016.
It is impossible to understand genocide in numbers alone, but with every name there is the story of a loved one buried in Potočari. By bearing witness to these stories we can truly learn the lessons from Srebrenica. @SrebrenicaUK
The strength and courage of the Mothers of Srebrenica is inspirational. These women who lost their families to genocide have tirelessly fought for their loved ones and to build a community without hate. @SrebrenicaUK
Through the Creative Youth Minds project, @ymcans led a Stoke delegation to #Srebrenica to learn of the genocide in 1995.
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#OnThisDay 2003 fmr POTUS @BillClinton opens Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial & Cemetery:
"I hope #Srebrenica will remind every child that pride in our own religious & ethnic heritage does not require or permit us to dehumanize or kill those who are different"
V glad to be accompanying @SrebrenicaUK in Bosnia. Above Sarajevo you get a sense of its vulnerability during its long siege. Building middle left is Vijećnica, City Hall, set ablaze in Aug ‘92 with the destruction of 90% of National Library’s collections.