At the age of 15, 'Mirsada' was imprisoned in a rape camp as part of the campaign of 'ethnic cleansing' taking place across Bosnia. She has shown incredible courage to survive, raise a family and now tells us her story.
Una Srabović-Ryan is a British Bosnian whose biological father was killed in the Srebrenica genocide. She was adopted at 6 months and moved with her adoptive family at the age of 5 to the UK. In 2016 she went to Australia to meet her biological mother. It was during her time there that she learnt of her father’s name and saw his picture for the first time.
Breaking the Silence: Bosnia and Beyond brought together a panel of experts on violence against women to consider how we can learn from our collective dark past. This talk was recorded to be shown at the event in Gloucester in July 2016. All the names in the talk have been changed.
Munira Subašić, of Mothers of Srebrenica &, at “Profiles of the Missing”:“We learned that we worked more effectively when we worked together, so to the mothers of Syria I say, you have to work together. Only that way, will you succeed.” #ICMP #Standup4HumanRights
“We can't leave the fight against anti-Semitism to the #Jewish community, and we can't leave the fight against Islamophobia to the #Muslim community. This is a collective fight for all of us”. Jews and Muslims in 'landmark' stand against #HateCrime https://t.co/mlH1ZX608v