Remembering Srebrenica UK Chairman, Dr Waqar Azmi OBE pays tribute to Lord Paddy Ashdown at the memorial service today at Westminster Abbey. Lord Ashdown was one of the strongest supporters and advocates for Remembering Srebrenica and the Bosnian people. At a time when few were prepared to hear about Bosnia-Herzegovina and its suffering, he repeatedly called […]
On 28 August, Remembering Srebrenica North West Board collected the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, in recognition of using the Lessons from Srebrenica to help create more resilient and inclusive communities in Greater Manchester and the North West of England. North West Board Chair, Elinor Chohan MBE DL, who was appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Greater […]
Ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, Vice-Chair of Remembering Srebrenica Scotland, Robert McNeil MBE, unveiled three of his paintings in a new exhibition at St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art. The artworks have been recently acquired by Glasgow Museums. ‘Witness’, ‘Subjugation’ and ‘Srebrenica Woman’ tell the story of the worst […]
Remembering Srebrenica strongly condemns the deplorable actions that were on display during a gathering of supporters of the far-right Chetnik paramilitary in Višegrad who came together to commemorate the arrest of their founder Draža Mihailović. Dressed in uniform, supporters were heard chanting songs containing shocking words such as “there will be hell, the Drina will be bloody, […]
We are absolutely disgusted that a bag of pig entrails was left at the Srebrenica genocide memorial on Orthodox Christmas Eve followed by the singing of fascist songs. This stands in contrast with the true meaning of Christmas, being that of love and unity. This vile, Islamophobic behaviour is not an isolated event, but comes […]
Remembering Srebrenica pays tribute to Lord Paddy Ashdown
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 […]
On 25th November, Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth officially opened ‘Bosnia House’ in Birmingham – the national Bosnian community centre that serves more than 10,000 Bosnians living in the UK. This was a historic moment for a community that survived genocide and ethnic cleansing in Europe and found refuge in the UK. Over […]
We are devastated by Saturday’s evil, hate filled and anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg. We at Remembering Srebrenica, along with our 7 regional boards, 3 country boards and over 1,200 Community Champions stand in solidarity with the Jewish community in Pittsburg, the US and around the whole world. As we […]
Remembering Srebrenica are looking for volunteers to represent us at 5kms, 10kms, Half or Full Marathons anywhere in the UK. Taking part in an organised run on behalf of Remembering Srebrenica is a great way to help raise awareness of genocide and the consequences of hatred if left unchecked. If you are planning to take […]
Two of Remembering Srebrenica’s partners, Safet Vukalić and Redbridge Council, have been shortlisted for two No2H8Crime awards in recognition of their efforts to challenge hatred. Safet Vukalić is a survivor of the Bosnian Genocide and ethnic cleansing. He was born in 1976 in the city of Prijedor, North West Bosnia and lived a normal life […]
On Monday 27th August, the Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne, made a poignant visit to Sarajevo and Srebrenica– the site of the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. During the visit which has been organised by the UK charity Remembering Srebrenica, Lord Bourne heard testimony from survivors of genocide and ethnic […]
Extremist jailed for weapons & threats to kill Muslims. Police found 2 tasers, a knife & plastic block with wires. He watched bomb making videos.
In 2017/18 more than half of religious hate crimes targeted Muslims & far-right Prevent referrals rose by 36%.
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“The verdict must serve as a message.”
The prosecution asked for the maximum sentence for former Bosnian Serb soldier Radomir Susnjar, who is on trial for killing 57 Bosnian Muslims in a house that was set on fire in Višegrad in 1992.
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