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 […]
Northern Ireland’s first programme reflecting on the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War is to inspire future generations that peace after conflict is possible. In July 1995, Bosnian Serb forces killed more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys simply because of their faith, in what is known as the Srebrenica genocide. […]
On Friday 19 July 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled that the Dutch state had 10% liability for the deaths of 350 men and boys while under the protection of Dutch UN peacekeepers in July 1995, in a final verdict that ends a years-long legal battle between the Dutch state and the claimants, the Mothers of […]
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 […]
In order to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, our fantastic Community Champions and volunteers have worked tirelessly to organise memorial events up and down the country to bring communities together.
The UK’s All Party Parliamentary Group on Srebrenica welcomes the decision of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals that found Radovan Karadžić guilty of genocide of Muslims in Srebrenica in 1995 and sentenced him to life in prison. It, therefore, condemns in the strongest manner the decision of the Republika Srpska National Assembly to […]
Remembering Srebrenica welcomes today’s news that Radovan Karadžić, former President of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (now the Republika Srpska) and the Supreme Commander of the Bosnian Serb armed forces has lost his appeal and been sentenced to life in prison. The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals rejected the grounds of appeal submitted […]
Remembering Srebrenica is able to confirm that the terrorist who butchered innocent Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch Mosque attack was listening to a Serbian song glorifying Serbian war criminal Radovan Karadžić who was convicted for the 1995 genocide of Muslims on European soil in Srebrenica in Bosnia. Whilst driving en route to committing this atrocity, […]
Remembering Srebrenica were proud to join members of the local community for a large gathering that took place at Bosnia House, a national Bosnian community centre that undertakes an incredible amount of work to support more than 10,000 Bosnians living in the UK. The dinner was attended by members from different communities who had come […]
The Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth joined local dignitaries to present Community Champions from the North West with an award in recognition of their outstanding work to tackle hatred and unite people in their communities through organising events to commemorate the Srebrenica genocide. The dinner took place at the British Muslim Heritage Centre […]
Every year Remembering Srebrenica selects a theme that both reflects an aspect of the genocide that must be commemorated, but also speaks to communities here in the UK.
Local politicians, faith leaders, educators and activists gathered in London for an awards ceremony earlier this month to celebrate the contributions of individuals from across the capital who are bringing communities together to help tackle hatred and intolerance. The event was organised by Remembering Srebrenica’s London and South East Board and aimed to bring together […]
That a plague honouring convicted war criminal responsible for the genocide that caused thousands of deaths was even put up in the first place is gravely insulting to so many victims. Hatred should not be honoured.
The plaque in honour of convicted war criminal #RadovanKaradzic should be removed by the one who ordered it and unveiled it in a solemn ceremony, and that's #MiloradDodik, said international administrator in #Bosnia and Herzegovina #ValentinInzko https://t.co/Pw2f2Kcju5
Fantastic to have @mairebraniff speaking about the Good Friday Agreement as part of the Dayton, Good Friday and Peace webinar on 14th December from 11am (GMT) . Peace deals that ended war and conflict - have they built peace?
Our November newsletter is now out. Take a look to see what our team has been up to this month and to find out more about upcoming events! Including a message about the importance of inter-faith community work.
We asked 100 of our schoolmates if they knew who had coined the term 'genocide'. Nobody did. 0%. None. So, to try and raise awareness we've written a book called 'Genocide. What's That?' We're 'publishing' it on December 9th.