Mark Viner co-ordinated the radiography team assisting the forensic investigations of mass graves in Bosnia for seven years. In that time he helped uncover vital evidence to convict those who perpetrated the atrocities in Srebrenica, but also developed techniques that would help in many other disasters across the world. He returned to Srebrenica to learn more about the context and the people in October 2016 and shares his story here.
Alison Anderson MBE left a young family behind in order to travel out to Bosnia and help with the forensic work to identify victims' bodies from mass graves and collect evidence to convict war criminals. She returned in 2016 to learn more about the country and the survivors of the genocide and wrote this piece for us about it.
Robert McNeil writes about his journey of realisation about the tragedy of the genocide in Srebrenica and what we can learn from it. In 1996 I was asked by the war crimes tribunal in The Hague (ICTY) in my capacity as a forensic technician to join the first of many international forensic teams to gather […]
Today is the 28th anniversary of the Štrpci abduction, when Bosnian Serb paramilitaries and the Army of Republika Srpska soldiers abducted and killed 20 non-Serb passengers from a train going from Belgrade to Bar. The oldest victim was 59 and the youngest was 16.
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Our February newsletter is now out. Take a look to see some exciting announcements as well as what our team and community champions have been doing to ensure that Bosnian genocide education continues even in the midst of the pandemic!
We are re-opening our Exhibition "Remnants of Genocide" and are asking for submissions on the topics of genocide, refugee displacement, and our theme "Rebuilding Lives". Submit your art, poetry, photographs, and anything else for a chance to be featured during Memorial Week!