People in Barking and Dagenham came together to remember the victims of the Srebrenica genocide and learn lessons for their own community in the Town Square on 10th July. The event was organised by Barking and Dagenham Council with Barking and Dagenham Faith Forum.
Don’t forget to sign up if you have not already for this important event. The event will feature three child survivors from the areas of Srebrenica, Prijedor, and Sarajevo discussing their experiences of war and genocide, followed by a Q&A.
The use of dehumanising language, particularly by political leaders, has been identified as one the 10 steps to genocide. This article by @suljagicemir1 explores how it played a crucial role in the build-up to the genocide in Bosnia. https://t.co/IHfQ1alYP0
As this year's #HateCrimeAwarenessWeek comes to an end, RSUK Chairman @_waqarazmi reflects on the importance of standing up to hatred and reporting hate crime incidents to build stronger communities. Read his important words below.
Mr Lawrence had a fantastic conversation with @SmajoBeso this morning and heard all about the amazing work that Smajo is doing to raise awareness of the Bosnian Genocide in schools in Newcastle. Thank you and congratulations! @SrebrenicaUK