Hatidža Mehmedović was born in the area surrounding Srebrenica in 1952. Before the genocide, she lived her entire life in Srebrenica, where she had married her childhood friend, Abdullah, and had two sons, Azmir and Almir. Hatidža and Abdullah built their home in Srebrenica and lived a simple life as a family before the war […]
It is with deep sadness that Remembering Srebrenica announces the death of Mother of Srebrenica, Hatidža Mehmedović. Hatidža was the beating heart of Remembering Srebrenica since the very start of the charity, speaking to hundreds of delegates over the years and bravely sharing her story to ensure the memory of her children lived on. […]
Hatidža lost her husband and two sons in the Srebrenica genocide. With other civilians, she tried to find protection in the UN base at Potočari, only to find that troops led by Ratko Mladić had taken over and begun days of killing and torture. Here, she explains why it is important that we remember what […]
Today we commemorate the Mabare Mosque massacre in which the 100s who took shelter there were murdered as part of the 1994 #GenocideAgainstTutsi in Rwanda which killed approximately 1 million Tutsis & moderate Hutus in 100 days https://t.co/W8GfUu5O4g
'I hope the soldiers who loaded the ammunition are tormented by the screams of the women and the cries of the children they killed'. Reaction after the VRS shelled a school in Srebrenica on this day 28 years ago.