Over the course of just three years, torn by civil conflict and war, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia disintegrated into five successor states: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (later known as Serbia and Montenegro). Click on the interactive map to see how this unfolded.
It belies the imagination: the horror of a mother as she tries in vain to protect her daughters from the attack of brutal, vicious soldiers. Elmina Kulašić pays tribute to her mother, and all the mothers of Bosnia.
The world first learned of the concentration camps in Bosnia after British Journalist Ed Vulliamy broke the Omarska story. An emaciated Fikret Alić appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, and suddenly, the realities of a hidden genocide became apparent.
Don’t forget to sign up if you have not already for this important event. The event will feature three child survivors from the areas of Srebrenica, Prijedor, and Sarajevo discussing their experiences of war and genocide, followed by a Q&A.
The use of dehumanising language, particularly by political leaders, has been identified as one the 10 steps to genocide. This article by @suljagicemir1 explores how it played a crucial role in the build-up to the genocide in Bosnia. https://t.co/IHfQ1alYP0
As this year's #HateCrimeAwarenessWeek comes to an end, RSUK Chairman @_waqarazmi reflects on the importance of standing up to hatred and reporting hate crime incidents to build stronger communities. Read his important words below.
Mr Lawrence had a fantastic conversation with @SmajoBeso this morning and heard all about the amazing work that Smajo is doing to raise awareness of the Bosnian Genocide in schools in Newcastle. Thank you and congratulations! @SrebrenicaUK