Dr Branka Antić Štauber is President of the “Snaga Žene“ (Strength of a woman) organisation in Tuzla. She works with women who have experienced the worst of humanity, and survived. Here she tells us about the courage and strength of the women she works with.
Former US Ambassador, Swanee Hunt, recalls how she became engaged with the women of Srebrenica and then how the full story of the genocide was uncovered.
Women in Black Belgrade have been at the forefront of countering denial of the Srebrenica genocide, holding governments to account and working to resist all forms of hatred and discrimination through silent, peaceful protests. We speak to Staša Zajović, the Co-founder and Co-ordinator.
Kathryne Bomberger is Director-General of the International Commission on Missing Persons. Here's she talks about their successes and the work still to be done in locating the remains of those killed in the genocide in Srebrenica and conflicts across the Balkans.
We interview Florence Hartmann, who was a journalist in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s working for Le Monde and later became the official spokesperson for the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).
We interviewed Munira Subašić, President of the Mothers of the Enclaves of Srebrenica and Zepa, about the problem of genocide denial in the former Yugoslavia.
Alexandra Stiglmayer interviewed survivors of rape in Bosnia-Herzegovina to reveal, to a seemingly deaf world, the horrors taking place in the former Yugoslavia. Her book, Mass Rape, was published in 1994, but she adapted and updated this article from it in 2017.
50 years after the Nazi decree that Jews should wear the star of David, Bosnian Muslims were ordered to wear white armbands, as they were marked for execution.
A timeline mapping the history of Bosnia & Herzegovina.
It is estimated that somewhere between 20-50,000 women were raped during the war in Bosnia. Women were imprisoned in gyms, hotels, abandoned houses, and concentration camps.
Nina Berman, an award-winning documentary photographer, travelled through Bosnia to document how rape was being used as a strategy for ethnic cleansing during the war.
Award-winning photojournalist, Ron Haviv, documented the Yugoslav Wars at length. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) used his work as evidence for prosecuting those accused of war crimes.