Jovan Divjak was a Commander of the Territorial Defence in Sarajevo when the war in Bosnia began. In April 1992, he stayed in Sarajevo to be part of the multi-ethnic ABiH, defending the city and its civilians.
Nusreta Sivac was of 37 women taken to the infamous Omarska camp in Prijedor, and subjected to unimaginable sexual violence. Nusreta has bravely spoken out about her experience and encouraged others to do the same.
Predrag Pašić was an international footballer before the war. When Bosnian Serb forces surrounded Sarajevo, he had the choice to leave the besieged city. Instead, he chose to stay and to set up a football school for children of all faiths and ethnicities.
At the age of 15, 'Mirsada' was imprisoned in a rape camp as part of the campaign of 'ethnic cleansing' taking place across Bosnia. She has shown incredible courage to survive, raise a family and now tells us her story.
#RememberingSrebrenica event co hosted by @PeaceMatters786 & @leedsfaithforum
#Jewish #Christian & #Muslim #faith leaders spoke about the growing #hatred & #intolerance.
Participants pledged to ‘Bridge the Divide & Confront Hatred’ in Society.
“I will never forget ..., the final words of my teacher, when he said, see you in the next school year, but those who survive.The end of the school year was the beginning of the end of our community who still today are trying to survive.” Sudbin, a survivor of #SrebrenicaGenocide
24 years on and further 86 victims of #Genocide that have been found in one of many mass graves around #Bosnia, have been identified and buried in #Prijedor. Many families in Bosnia are still looking for their loved ones' remains.#NeverAgain ...Please 😔