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.
On Friday, the unidentified remains of six people believed to be Bosnian Muslims killed during the 1992-95 war, were exhumed from a mass grave at Hrtar Grad near Višegrad.
Reflections on #SrebrenicaMemorialWeek
A great panel discussion organised by one of our board members at Muslim Students House in Birmingham on #BridgingTheDivide. One the speakers was Imam Mersad Krnjic from the Bosnian Cultural Centre. Thanks to organisers and attendees.
"Commemoration events are a vital duty, to never forget the evil we are all capable of. However, remembering is not enough. We need to watch out for unscrupulous leaders trying to stoke up our fears." @Mohammed_Amin with @mikeshaft @BBCRadioManc at 2:37:11 https://t.co/S2k6KiK2nG
On Saturday, thousands gathered in Kozarac for the funeral of 86 Bosnian Muslims killed by Serbs in one of the worst Bosnian War atrocities in Aug 92 where some 200 Bosnian Muslims & Croats from Prijedor were executed at the Korićani Cliffs on Mt. Vlašić.