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 , […]
The 27th January marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. On this day, Holocaust Memorial Day, we commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and remember genocides that have occurred notwithstanding the world’s promise of ‘Never Again’ – Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, Darfur.
Tomorrow marks #WhiteArmBandDay. In 1992, as Serb forces took over Prijedor, they ordered the “non-Serb” residents to mark their homes with white flags and themselves with white arm bands to be identified. They were then murdered or sent off to concentration camps.
Another excellent Remembering Srebrenica NI meeting making plans for July - this time all on-line. Plenty will be taking place - watch this space. And don't forget the main commemoration on these islands will be shown at 7pm on 11th July - details on how to watch will follow.