Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth
Actress, filmmaker and humanitarian
Leader of the Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party
Leader of the Scottish Labour Party
“I think it is vital that we continue to hold in our minds and our hearts the terrible events that occurred in and around Srebrenica in July 1995. After the Holocaust we said ‘Never again’.
Archbishop of Westminster and English Cardinal of the Catholic Church
Former Senior Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers
Former Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
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.