Amra Dautović came to the UK as a child refugee during the Bosnian War. Arriving to the country without speaking a word of English she now has a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice, as well as a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology. Amra is now the Managing Director of the My Time Richmond Fellowship Division and has won several awards for her efforts and contribution to Mental Health work. Although she says her biggest achievement is her family, especially her two young children that she hopes to raise with knowledge and pride of their family heritage and origin. This is her story.
“There’s something weird about Bosnia: why doesn’t it matter to a public figure’s life that they endorsed or denied the slaughter?...I wonder whether these people, like Handke, consider their searing impact on survivors and bereaved”
Thank you @edvulliamy
Hatidža’s husband and sons were murdered alongside more than 8,000 men and boys at the genocidal massacre in Srebrenica. In 2002, Hatidža founded the Mothers of Srebrenica to ensure their killers were brought to justice.
Listening to Baroness @arminkahelic on @BBCRadio4’s #DesertIslandDiscs talk about her past in #BiH, her work on #SocialJustice & #PSVI, & her journey to the House of Lords since she arrived in the UK in Oct 1992 as a refugee escaping conflict in #Bosnia. https://t.co/j5pKZMxIx3
Having personally witnessed atrocities of the Bosnian war incl #Srebrenica #genocide in 1995 fresh out of seeing #Rwanda in 1994 and going on to witness the #Darfur genocide in 2003 I feel that the perverse decision of the #Nobel Peace Committee condones Evil & must be resisted https://t.co/OuTdKQVDgc