Walking in solidarity with the survivors of the genocide, our Community Champions across the UK are organising Peace Walks, which mirror the “mars mira” walk which takes place annually from Tuzla to Srebrenica. Full details will be released about this year’s walks shortly, but if you would like to get involved with helping to organise or participate […]
There are some extremely powerful films about the experiences of genocide survivors in Bosnia. This year our Community Champions are organising screenings of the following films: 8 July – ‘Fog of Srebrenica’ Film Screening – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast 10 July – ‘Fog of Srebrenica’ Film Screening with Q&A with Director – University of […]
The theme for 2019 ‘Bridging the Divide: Confronting Hate’ has real, tangible relevance for communities in the UK. Through memorial events, education resources and commemoration activities, the stories of people building bridges will be shared with communities up and down the country. The lasting legacy of the theme for the 24th anniversary of the genocide […]
Working with police is becoming an important feature of our work at Remembering Srebrenica, and we welcome the support from the National Police Chiefs’ Council, who have encouraged constabularies across the UK to mark the genocide. In order to support police in commemorating the Srebrenica genocide, we have created a tool that can be used […]
Purpose of the Conference Remembering Srebrenica Scotland was established as a charity in 2015. It organises commemoration events to mark the acts of genocide in Bosnia in the 1990s. Through raising awareness of this period of history, the charity hopes to build safer communities by learning the lessons of what happened and why. Remembering Srebrenica […]
In April 2018, Remembering Srebrenica Scotland organised an all women’s delegation. Delegates included Chair of Remembering Srebrenica Scotland, Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood OBE, Former Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Kezia Dugdale. Representatives from Young Scot, Colleges Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian University, Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre, Christian Aid and the Glasgow Women’s […]
Chair – Professor Eric Gordy Professor Eric Gordy Chairs the Academic Advisory Board and is a political and cultural sociologist concentrating on Southeast Europe, especially the states of the former Yugoslavia. He is currently Professor of Political and Cultural Sociology at the University College London School of Slavonic and East European Studies. His first book, […]
Amra Dautović came to the UK as a child refugee during the Bosnian War. Arriving to the country without speaking a word of English she now has a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice, as well as a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology. Amra is now the Managing Director of the My Time Richmond Fellowship Division and has won several awards for her efforts and contribution to Mental Health work. Although she says her biggest achievement is her family, especially her two young children that she hopes to raise with knowledge and pride of their family heritage and origin. This is her story.
What was experienced in Bosnia during 1992-1995 is something that I hope will never happen again and that is why I share my story with you. I want to share what happened to me so that I can help educate people on what happened in Bosnia, and I hope that people who read my story […]
Una Srabović-Ryan is a British Bosnian whose biological father was killed in the Srebrenica genocide. She was adopted at 6 months and moved with her adoptive family at the age of 5 to the UK. In 2016 she went to Australia to meet her biological mother. It was during her time there that she learnt of her father’s name and saw his picture for the first time.
Remembering Srebrenica's theme for 2018 highlights ordinary people who undertook extraordinary acts of courage during in the genocide
Holocaust Memorial Day, marked on 27th January, is dedicated to those who suffered in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. This year’s theme is ‘the power of words’; focusing on the huge impact, good or bad, that spoken and written words can have, whether delivered by individuals, corporations, community organisations or the state. We have put […]
“No blacks' graffiti painted on door of 10-year-old's Salford home”. Greater Manchester Police @gmpolice should have taken this seriously but so should all of us. Complacency can too easily slide into complicity https://t.co/Fzb20vTwV7
I hope that everyone celebrating today enjoys a meaningful #MaghaPuja with family and friends. Best wishes to all in the Buddhist community who are reflecting on the Ovādapatimokkha
He told police he “hated Muslims" & attacked the Sikh clerk because he believed “he's Muslim”. Deeply worrying times where current dehumanisation of Muslims by Western media & politicians is making anyone who is a Muslim, or "looks" Muslim, a target https://t.co/zkXr5afA46
Antisemitism is rising sharply across Europe, experts have said, as France reported a 74% increase in the number of offences against Jews last year and Germany said the number of violent antisemitic attacks had surged by more than 60% https://t.co/ey1lJ9TqMh
3. This is a phenomenon that was much wider than our village. There was no food in Srebrenica, and to a great extent, all the refugees survived by returning to their villages at night in big groups, risking everything, for about ten or twenty pounds of wheat, corn, anything.
3. To je pojava koja je bila mnogo šira od našeg sela zapravo. U Srebrenici nije bilo hrane i sve izbjeglice su preživljavale u dobroj mjeri tako što su se noću u velikim grupama vraćala u svoja sela, rizikujući sve, za desetak ili dvadeset kila pšenice, kukuruza, bilo čega.