It probably wouldn’t be stretching the truth to state that Dr Ilijaz Pilav was the last man to leave Srebrenica. Forcing his injured patients into the care of unwilling UN staff, the doctor ran back to the post office to make a last ditch attempt to radio Sarajevo for help. As he raced across the […]
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.
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.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal represents the UK in Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Complex on 11 July - Srebrenica Memorial Day.
First Minister for Scotland
A message of support from the leaders of Northern Ireland's five main political parties.
Actress, filmmaker and humanitarian
The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon will today visit Srebrenica, the site of the worst atrocity on European soil since World War Two.
Tomorrow marks an important day in the fight for justice for the victims of Srebrenica and other atrocities committed during the Bosnian war, with the verdict in the trial of Radovan Karadžić due to be handed down by the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) .
A group of Manchester girls joined Remembering Srebrenica to spread a message of peace, love and hope this Christmas by helping to design the charity’s seasonal greetings card.
Pupils at a London school have been working with 15 other schools around the globe to help raise awareness about genocides since the Holocaust, following their meeting with a Srebrenica survivor earlier this year.
Some 20 community activists from across England travelled to Bosnia & Herzegovina in December 2015 on our 'Lessons from Srebrenica' visits programme.
#OnThisDay in 1992 all non-Serb citizens in Prijedor, Bosnia, were forced to wear white armbands in a deliberate attempt to mark people out for persecution and murder.
Learn more about what happened in Prijedor: https://t.co/uolEOD77fe
Over 50,000 forcibly displaced.
4 mass concentration camps.
96 mass graves.
Over 3,100 murdered.
102 children murdered.
Robbed of their humanity. Marked and murdered due to their religion and ethnicity.
Prijedor. Genocide. 31. 05. 1992.
I wear it to remember.
Today we remember the victims in the Prijedor area of Bosnia when in 1992 Serbs forced them to wear white armbands & hang white sheets from their houses to show that they were Muslim. We wear #whitearmbands in memory of those treated in this way & those who were murdered.
Today marks #WhiteArmBandDay. In 1992, as Serb forces took over Prijedor, they ordered the “non-Serb” residents to mark themselves and their homes with white armbands and flags.
Over 3,000, mainly Bosniak Muslims, were murdered through the genocidal ethnic cleansing campaign.
I'd never heard of this before but grateful having been given the opportunity to learn last year through @SrebrenicaUK
Innocent people forced to mark themselves with white armbands then later tortured, killed, raped & sent to concentration camps - hell on earth!