During Memorial Week 2018, more than fifty councils across England marked the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. In doing so they brought people from all backgrounds together to reflect on the lessons from Srebrenica and pledged to challenge hatred and prejudice. In April, The Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne wrote to every local authority […]
Bakira Hasečić, a survivor of ethnic cleansing from Višegrad in Bosnia-Herzgovina was presented with an honorary doctorate from Glasgow Caledonian University. This honour was bestowed on Bakira Hasečić in recognition of Bakira’s efforts as a human rights advocate and unifying force for victims of wartime sexual violence. Bakira was presented the award by the recently […]
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 […]
The work of Remembering Srebrenica and all of our Community Champions has a profound impact in the UK in helping to raise awareness of the genocide as well as inspiring people to take action. You can view the impact of our work and the stories behind our incredible statistics below.
In order to commemorate the 23rd 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. New events will be added each day, so please check back to see what events are taking place near you. We will […]
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. [gallery_bank type=”images” format=”masonry” title=”true” desc=”false” responsive=”true” display=”all” sort_by=”random” animation_effect=”bounce” album_title=”true” album_id=”36″] Representatives from Young Scot, Colleges Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian University, […]
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, […]
Today almost 90 % of the victims of the #Srebrenica genocide have been identified. Irrefutable evidence of their identity also helped secure the rights to justice of many female survivors. ICMP receives voluntary donations for its work.
#DNADay19 20 years ago in 1999 @ICMP made a revolutionary decision to apply the use of forensic genetics to large scale #missingpersons cases following conflict and human rights abuses - the result exceeded our expectations.
Hear @Nigel_Osborne_ ‘s Bosnian Voices -songs of Bosnian children & adults, mostly from Srebrenica
& its region about their lives; Affirmation of the women’s dignity
& resilience; Children, who in spite of everything, have not forgotten who they are.
Our theme of 'Bridging the Divide: Confronting Hate' will shine a light on the stories of people who have dedicated themselves to challenging those who wish to sow division, such as the pupils of Jajce who fought against the system of ethnic segregation in their school.