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.
How Remembering Srebrenica established a special partnership with Rape Crisis England & Wales to bring our theme of 'Breaking the Silence: Gender and Genocide' to communities in the UK.
Remembering Srebrenica and our amazing Community Champions hold events throughout the year across the UK.
Every day this week, we will be suggesting books for people looking for something Bosnia-related to read over the Christmas period. Next is Bosnia: A Short History - a brilliant work of history which set the terrible war in the Balkans in its full historical and political context
'The world will judge their claim of no genocide with evidence. A thief never admits he is a thief, but justice can be delivered through evidence'. Chair of the Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights hits back at claims by Aung San Suu Kyi https://t.co/AVU6agztn8.
In the lead up to the holidays, we are suggesting books for people looking for something Bosnia related to read over the Christmas period. A moving depiction of life and death during the siege of Sarajevo.
"I was proud of the Swedish Academy, but all I feel now is shame and guilt'. The words of the journalist Christina Doctare who has returned her 1988 Nobel Prize in protest against the decision to honour Peter Handke with the literature prize https://t.co/74pmtUtnS8.