We are absolutely disgusted that a bag of pig entrails was left at the Srebrenica genocide memorial on Orthodox Christmas Eve followed by the singing of fascist songs. This stands in contrast with the true meaning of Christmas, being that of love and unity. This vile, Islamophobic behaviour is not an isolated event, but comes […]
On 25th November, Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth officially opened ‘Bosnia House’ in Birmingham – the national Bosnian community centre that serves more than 10,000 Bosnians living in the UK. This was a historic moment for a community that survived genocide and ethnic cleansing in Europe and found refuge in the UK. Over […]
Yasmin Qureshi MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Srebrenica Commemoration and a Shadow Justice Minister travelled to Srebrenica this week to hear first-hand from genocide survivors and meet with officials in the Bosnia-Herzegovina to discuss commemoration and reconciliation. Commenting on her visit to Srebrenica, Yasmin said: “The lessons from Srebrenica are so […]
Parliamentarians from all parties gathered at the House of Lords on 6 February for the launch Remembering Srebrenica’s theme to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. The theme, “Acts of Courage” pays tribute to the ordinary Bosnians who took great risks to protect others during the conflict in the 1990s. Lord Bourne of […]
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.
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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.
In October 2015 a delegation of artists from London Collective YouPress went out to Bosnia on the Lessons from Srebrenica programme. This video documents their journey and features interview footage with our Bosnian in-country Coordinator, Resad Trbonja.
Children at schools in Berkshire will get the opportunity to hear first-hand testimony from a survivor of the Srebrenica genocide next week.
The You Press collective group of artists were deeply inspired by Srebrenica to create work about human rights and war, with many pieces drawn from survivors’ accounts of the genocide in Bosnia. This event featured performances of this work and drew a diverse crowd to learn more about Srebrenica.
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“No matter what, if we spend an hour together, or if we’re spending 10 hours together, we always end up talking about the war. It will never go away.” Bosnian refugees who settled in North Carolina reflect on their experiences both past and present. https://t.co/zGjJscvCSF
An exhibition which opened in Sarajevo in April is currently being held in Srebrenica. One of its goals is to remind people of the stigma & discrimination that both women who survived wartime rape, & their children who were born as a result have faced. https://t.co/eIKGeSgGHl
"This tragedy must never be forgotten. It should serve as a reminder & a warning for younger generations – to build a better, more inclusive & caring future" said the Deputy High Representative after visiting the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Centre. https://t.co/O9SOnVg52Y