Amra Dautović came to the UK as a child refugee during the Bosnian War. Arriving to the country without speaking a word of English she now has a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice, as well as a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology. Amra is now the Managing Director of the My Time Richmond Fellowship Division and has won several awards for her efforts and contribution to Mental Health work. Although she says her biggest achievement is her family, especially her two young children that she hopes to raise with knowledge and pride of their family heritage and origin. This is her story.
What was experienced in Bosnia during 1992-1995 is something that I hope will never happen again and that is why I share my story with you. I want to share what happened to me so that I can help educate people on what happened in Bosnia, and I hope that people who read my story […]
Una Srabović-Ryan is a British Bosnian whose biological father was killed in the Srebrenica genocide. She was adopted at 6 months and moved with her adoptive family at the age of 5 to the UK. In 2016 she went to Australia to meet her biological mother. It was during her time there that she learnt of her father’s name and saw his picture for the first time.
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 […]
Remembering Srebrenica's theme for 2018 highlights ordinary people who undertook extraordinary acts of courage during in the genocide
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 […]
Holocaust Memorial Day, marked on 27th January, is dedicated to those who suffered in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. This year’s theme is ‘the power of words’; focusing on the huge impact, good or bad, that spoken and written words can have, whether delivered by individuals, corporations, community organisations or the state. We have put […]
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 […]