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.
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.
Prominent Scots will be visiting Potocari Memorial Centre to hear from survivors of the genocide first hand about what happened, taking the lessons back to their communities.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina Community Association in Derby marked Srebrenica Memorial Day with a powerful, moving event celebrating Bosnian culture as well as commemorating the victims of genocide.
"But there have been many heart-warming stories of mutual existence or support even in those trying times. I once met a young man in #Sarajevo who owed his life to a former neighbour-turned-Serb militiaman" @murtaza_shibli reflecting on #ActsofCourage
RSVP here https://t.co/hX9cdWJalL for a special screening of the film The Fog of Srebrenica on July 20th at the Friends Meeting House, #Colchester. It is the story of survivors of the Srebrenica genocide; 8,372 Muslim Bosniaks were killed in one week.
"While so few of the perpetrators have ever faced punishment, rape is a life sentence for the victim". In a thought-provoking piece in @thefworduk, sexual violence awareness campaigner @LejlaDamon, reflects on rape as a weapon of war.
If you're based in or visiting #Rotherham tomorrow, why not visit the exhibition preview of 'Challenging Stereotypes'? It features up to 30 original artworks by 5 local 16-25 year olds, created as a part of our Youth Action Project group with @RMBCPress. Admission is free!