The recent assertion from the President of Republika Srpska, Milorad Dodik, that the 1995 Srebrenica genocide is ‘untrue’ is a dangerous attempt to rewrite history and stoke division. These comments only add further pain to the survivors of Srebrenica who have already suffered so much grief and loss caused by the genocide. Dr Waqar Azmi […]
This year is the 21st anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide and the United Kingdom’s Srebrenica Memorial Week runs from Sunday 10 July to Sunday 17 July 2016. Our theme to mark this milestone anniversary is ’21: Coming of age – time to act’.
Remembering Srebrenica is calling on Britain’s young people to stand up to hatred and join with older generations to create a safer, stronger society in the 21st anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.
And I do what I can, as here, to warn against equivocations & denialism about these horrific crimes. I’m espec disturbed when I hear the preposterous calumny that Western Muslim populations - like Bosnia’s - are a conduit for jihadism. It’s utterly false. https://t.co/5qAT3vLQR1
The war was not explosion of intractable ancient hatreds. It was systematic campaign of genocidal aggression against a constitutional, multiethnic state, and western policy stood aside rather than prevented it. I wrote of this failure on 20th anniversary. https://t.co/yHTdv68X7L