The recent assertion from the President of Republika Srpska, Milorad Dodik, that the 1995 Srebrenica genocide is ‘untrue’ is a dangerous attempt to rewrite history and stoke division. These comments only add further pain to the survivors of Srebrenica who have already suffered so much grief and loss caused by the genocide. Dr Waqar Azmi […]
It is with deep sadness that Remembering Srebrenica announces the death of Mother of Srebrenica, Hatidža Mehmedović. Hatidža was the beating heart of Remembering Srebrenica since the very start of the charity, speaking to hundreds of delegates over the years and bravely sharing her story to ensure the memory of her children lived on. […]
On the 11th July 2018, over 90 parliamentarians from across the political spectrum, added their name to the Remembering Srebrenica Book of Pledges. By signing the book the MPs committed to stand up to hatred and intolerance and promote a fair, equal and cohesive society for everyone. Among those MPs who promised to remember the […]
With the UK’s Srebrenica Memorial Week coming to a close, we reflect on the hundreds of events which have taken place across the country bringing together thousands of people from all different backgrounds. These have been organised by the 1,200 Remembering Srebrenica Community Champions to mark the 23rd anniversary of the genocide in which over 8000 Bosnian Muslim […]
On the 23rd Anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, actress, filmmaker and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie has given an exclusive statement of support to Remembering Srebrenica.
The Right Reverend David Urquhart, Bishop of Birmingham is the first Anglican Bishop in the UK to pay respect to the victims of Europe’s 1995 genocide in Srebrenica which has been described by the UN as the ‘worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War’. On the first day of the delegation, The […]
On Wednesday 30th May, Remembering Srebrenica Scotland held an event at the Scottish Parliament to learn about the Srebrenica Genocide in to commemorate White Armband Day. White Armband Day, is marked by Bosnian communities across the world on 31st May, not only to remember the victims of persecution in Prijedor but also to raise awareness […]
On Friday 27th April, Remembering Srebrenica was delighted to be able to present at the annual Empowering Young People to Change the World Conference (EYPtCtW) at Royal Wootton Bassett Academy (RWBA) in Wiltshire. Coordinated by Dr Nicola Wetherall MBE, RWBA delivers a unique Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Programme to all pupils and is dedicated […]
In April 2018, a group of teachers, educators and outreach workers returned from a powerful four-day ‘Lessons from Srebrenica’ delegation in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH). Among the delegates were Matthew Johnson a freelance tutor who works with ‘Hope not Hate’ to deliver their education program in schools, Gurdeep Hanspaul Partnerships and Project Manager at Victim Support and […]
A Government Minister is calling on Councils across the country to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. Lord Bourne, Minister for Faith at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) recently sent a letter to every local authority in England, urging them to take action during Srebrenica Memorial Week. Srebrenica Memorial […]
Yasmin Qureshi MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Srebrenica Commemoration and a Shadow Justice Minister travelled to Srebrenica this week to hear first-hand from genocide survivors and meet with officials in the Bosnia-Herzegovina to discuss commemoration and reconciliation. Commenting on her visit to Srebrenica, Yasmin said: “The lessons from Srebrenica are so […]
An influential delegation of women, who are all leaders in their fields, travelled to Srebrenica in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) on Sunday 18th March. Over a four-day programme, delegates learnt how lessons from the worst atrocity on European soil since World War Two can be used in their work to prevent violence and discrimination against women in […]
"This decision undermines the rule of law and prospects for long term stability and reconciliation": New Statement by UN Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide, Mr Dieng on Republika Srpska revoking endorsement of the 2004 Srebrenica Commission Report. https://t.co/piJHtcThlc
It's #FollowFriday, we recommend following our colleagues at @PCRCBiH. Amongst other important initiatives, the Post Conflict Research Centre are compiling survivor stories as part of their 'Ordinary Heroes Peacebuilding Program'. #ActsofCourage https://t.co/ugINz2P6I5
Dodik govt has moved to scrap RS' own acknowledgment of genocide in #Srebrenica from 2004. The move has been roundly condemned by the international community. But it's as much an act of revisionism as it is proof of future intent to do more violence. https://t.co/235S7NyAeP
UN Human Rights Chief Zeid condemns the decision of the Republika Srpska National Assembly in #BosniaandHerzegovina to revoke its endorsement of the 2004 #Srebrenica Commission Report.