We, the undersigned human rights and genocide prevention organizations, and individual practitioners, are deeply concerned over mounting evidence that Chinese government policies targeting Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim-majority peoples in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China strongly suggests that crimes against humanity and genocide are taking place. The international community has the responsibility to […]
Remembering Srebrenica UK is alarmed to hear about the recent influx of violence and antagonism against the Bosniak-Muslim community in Pljevlja, Montenegro following the recent elections. Attacks against mosques and calls for what happened in Srebrenica to repeat in Pljevlja are not just shocking but are a direct threat against a vulnerable and minority population. […]
Remembering Srebrenica is honoured and grateful international humanitarian Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) has written this moving piece about the 25th anniversary of the Bosnian Genocide. While the attention of world powers move to confront the toxic threat of Covid-19, isn’t it time the world also addresses that much more diabolical and corrosive pandemic threat […]
The UK’s National Srebrenica Memorial Day Commemoration took place online and was broadcast on Al Jazeera, Face TV, Hyatt TV and the Islam Channel, reaching millions of people in the UK and across the world. The distinguished speakers who participated in the National Memorial Day Ceremony included HRH Prince Charles, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Hollywood Actress […]
We are pleased to announce news of an exciting collaboration between Remembering Srebrenica and the global news channel Al Jazeera to launch a virtual museum. Chronicling the crimes of the genocide in chronological order using the testimony of survivors and footage from 1995 the Srebrenica Virtual Museum will be a permanent online reminder for the […]
Over 1,200 memorial events and activities will be taking place in schools, local authorities, faith institutions, police forces etc as well as numerous individuals across the UK during this year’s Srebrenica Memorial Week from the 5th – 12th July. Everyone at Remembering Srebrenica could not be more proud of all those connected to the charity […]
Remembering Srebrenica UK, as an organisation that fights against genocide denial and teaches on the consequences of hatred is all too familiar with the lessons of “othering” human beings. Yesterday marked White Armband Day, a painful reminder of the otherisation Bosnian Muslims endured during the Bosnian war and subsequent genocide when they were forced to […]
Chair – Kim Sadique Board members Supt Martyn Ball Revd Dr Tom Wilson Dr James Tangen John Coster Laura Paton
Remembering Srebrenica UK is delighted that it has been confirmed that His Royal Highness Prince Charles will be undertaking an official visit to Srebrenica to mark the 25th anniversary of the genocide next month. The Prince of Wales will meet with survivors and the mothers who lost sons, husbands and other male relatives in the […]
Every year, Remembering Srebrenica UK selects a theme that reflects an aspect of the genocide that must be commemorated, but also speaks to communities here across the country. The UK’s Srebrenica Memorial Week for 2020 will be taking place from 5th to 12th July. The theme for 2020 is ‘Every Action Matters’. This theme was […]
Remembering Srebrenica’s London and South East Board held their Awards Dinner to celebrate the hard work of Community Champions and volunteers who made Srebrenica Memorial Week 2019 such a huge success in the South East. The region held the most memorial activities aimed at educating the young and old about the dangers of hatred and […]
Remembering Srebrenica UK Chairman, Dr Waqar Azmi OBE and staff were privileged to be part of FlyBosnia’s inaugural direct flight from London Luton to Sarajevo on 19 September 2019. They were joined by FlyBosnia CEO Tarik Bilalbegović, UK Ambassador to BiH Matt Field, BiH Ambassador to UK Vanja Filipović, Robert McNeil MBE, Oliver Kamm, and over a […]
The rehabilitation of war criminals responsible for the deaths of so many cannot continue. Survivors of genocide throughout Bosnia are still burying their loved ones, while war criminals openly live and are celebrated. #BosnianGenocide
Convicted war criminal Dario Kordic, responsible for Ahmići massacre in which Croatian Forces massacred 116 Bosniak civilians - has just obtained his MA diploma from Catholic Faculty of Theology @SveucilisteZG in #Croatia
Utterly insulting to both theology & science/humanities!
Great @HMD_UK partnership meeting today.
Huge thanks to @OliviaRMW & colleagues for #HMD2021 updates, & facilitating opportunities to hear from so many organisations doing such important & innovative work in these extraordinary times.
This week marks the opening of the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Centre where 600 victims of the Bosnian genocide were buried in 2003. Since then the Memorial Centre continues to hold a yearly mass burial and memorialise the genocide as well as its victims and survivors.
Today marks #InternationalPeaceDay. Established in 1981 by unanimous UN resolution, Peace Day provides a shared goal and commitment to a culture of peace. As a charity that works to memorialise the Bosnian Genocide, we remain committed to educating on the importance of peace.