A delegation of University of Gloucestershire students and staff, accompanied by Gloucestershire local government and community representatives, returned this week from a sobering four-day visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina. During the visit, delegates learnt about the genocide in Srebrenica, the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. The visit was organised by the Remembering […]
Remembering Srebrenica’s East Midlands Board have been nominated for ‘Hate Crime Champion’ at the annual Bedfordshire Police Cohesion Awards. The awards celebrate those who go above and beyond to help their local communities and we were delight that our East Midlands regional board, led by Dr Helen Connolly was nominated. Through the tireless work and […]
On 18th Feb 2018, twelve students travelled to Bosnia on the pioneering Future Leaders in Schools programme. The Future Leaders In Schools (FLIS) programme is designed to inspire young people to evoke change in their own communities by learning the lessons from Srebrenica. Newport Girls High School, George Dixon Academy, King Edward VI Camp Hill […]
Parliamentarians from all parties gathered at the House of Lords on 6 February for the launch Remembering Srebrenica’s theme to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. The theme, “Acts of Courage” pays tribute to the ordinary Bosnians who took great risks to protect others during the conflict in the 1990s. Lord Bourne of […]
Saturday 27th January marks the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest and perhaps most infamous of Nazi concentration camps. All across the UK, communities will come together to remember the victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. The theme of this year’s Memorial Day is ‘The Power of Words’. From propaganda used […]
Andrew Mitchell MP returned last week from a sobering three-day visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina to mark the genocide in Srebrenica, the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. The visit was kindly organised by the charity Remembering Srebrenica. The national charity, Remembering Srebrenica, is based in Birmingham and works to learn lessons from […]
Today, in unprecedented circumstances at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), a Bosnian Croat defendant said he had taken poison to protest against the upholding of his 20-year jail term for war crimes. Remembering Srebrenica calls for the eyes of the world to remain on victims, survivors and the process of justice, rather […]
Leading figures in the world of education attended a Remembering Srebrenica delegation to learn about the consequences of hatred to pass on the lessons to students in the UK.
To mark '16 days of Activism' we share inspiring stories of the strength and bravery of women from Bosnia-Herzegovina and campaigners in the UK.
Remembering Srebrenica welcomes the verdict that Ratko Mladić, former Bosnian Serb military leader has been found guilty of genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina where thousands of mainly Muslim men and boys were killed, in what was the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. The military campaign that he led was driven […]
Remembering Srebrenica are delighted to announce that the organisation’s chairman and founder Dr Waqar Azmi OBE, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Bedfordshire. The Doctorate is in recognition of his services to the community and his hard work to improve cultural dialogue.
The first ever event of its kind, ‘NHS Symposium on Addressing the Trauma of Sexual Violence’, in partnership with Remembering Srebrenica was held by Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) to deliver a truly unique and thought-provoking afternoon.
Having survived the Inquisition, Holocaust and the Siege of Sarajevo the ancient Haggadah belonging to the Jewish community in Sarajevo has found a home in the Bosnian National Museum.
. @nusuk surveyed Muslim FE and HE students last year and found that one in three respondents said they were “fairly or very worried” about their religion being the reason for physical or verbal attacks. #hatecrime @TellMamaUK
Meeting the most courageous woman, and a true hero: Bakira Hasečić, President of Women Victims of War Association on @SrebrenicaUK women’s delegation. So many inspiring stories of bravery
At the British Embassy in Sarajevo with Dalida Tanovic, Project Manager working on countering sexual violence in Bosnia. A very knowledgable and brilliant woman.