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 […]
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 […]
#OnThisDay in 2011, General Ratko Mladić was captured and arrested after avoiding arrest for 16 years. In 1995 he had overseen a campaign in Srebrenica that led to around 8,000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys being killed by Serb forces.
A commemoration was held in Tuzla yesterday in memory of the 71 victims who were killed by an artillery attack launched by Bosnian Serb forces 24 years ago. The youngest victim was Sandro who was just two-and-a-half years old. https://t.co/uFGuh2uN7q
The annual march took place to mark the 27th anniversary of the attack on Kozarac. Over 100 people joined the gathering, with Imam Hafiz Amir ef Mahić saying that it provided an opportunity to nurture the memory so future generations learn about the past. https://t.co/ysAgH5ob3q.
The ICTY was established exactly 26 years ago, the first international war crimes tribunal since the Nuremberg & Tokyo tribunals. It has contributed to an indisputable historical record by combating denial & proving that the mass murder at Srebrenica was a genocide.
Attended my first North East Srebrenica Board meeting this evening. Got to hear all about local plans as part of #srebrenicamemorialday2019 from the fantastic Chair @_lucyadams2 and very much looking forward to being a part of it @SmajoBeso @SrebrenicaUK