Remembering Srebrenica joins the Bosnian Jewish community and the larger Bosnian Community in condemning the Bleiburg commemoration event. Remembering Srebrenica UK, as a charity which focuses on Bosnian genocide education and warning about the consequences of hate, condemns the commemorative event for the Bleiberg victims planned to take place in Sarajevo on May 16 , […]
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.
First Minister for Scotland
A message of support from the leaders of Northern Ireland's five main political parties.
Actress, filmmaker and humanitarian
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.
Hasan Hasanovic, Curator, Srebrenica-Potocari Memorial Centre (https://t.co/50S7dor7n0) in conversation with Louise Livesey (Chair of Remembering Srebrenica South West) on centring survivors voices. When: 26th May 2020, 3pm BST To join: email firstname.lastname@example.org for link.
On today’s date in 1995, Serb forces launched an artillery attack on the town of Tuzla during which 71 civilians, mostly young people and children, were killed and 240 were injured.
Eid is a blessing that brings us light and love even in the midst of this lockdown. Wishing peace, love and good will to all. #EidMubarak
Eid, amongst celebrations and togetherness, is also a time of reflection and remembrance. This Eid, we hope you’ll remember those whose holy days can be a difficult time as they are forced to celebrate without all of their loved ones due to the Bosnian genocide.