“My brother, Amel Hodžić (left) and me (right) before the war, circa 1991. Maybe the last photo with two of us together.” My name is Džemil and I was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1983. I remember how life was, a simple, worriless and carefree adventure, it was as if nothing really mattered. […]
Jovan Divjak was a Commander of the Territorial Defence in Sarajevo when the war in Bosnia began. In April 1992, he stayed in Sarajevo to be part of the multi-ethnic ABiH, defending the city and its civilians.
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.
Al Jazeera Balkans has launched a new interactive website marking next year's 20th anniversary of the end of the siege of Sarajevo.
‘The Fog of Srebrenica’ is a new 60-minute film by Edinburgh-based film-maker Samir Mehanović. It portrays the long-term impact of the genocide through a series of interviews with men and women, whose lives were altered forever during those days. The film tells the story of the extraordinary men and women who survived the genocide and raises serious […]
Survivors of the Srebrenica genocide tell their story in a new documentary which gets its first-ever showing in Sarajevo on the day dedicated to remembering those who perished in the atrocity.
A group of London School of Economics (LSE) students took part in an educational visit to Srebrenica. Rahat Siddique, Nadia Raslan, Riz Nasrullah, Mustafaen Kamal and Anisa Ahmed travelled as part of our ‘Lessons from Srebrenica’ programme. Here, they document their thoughts on the experience.
Don’t forget we are still recruiting for a project officer to assist us in the planning and implementation of the 26th commemoration of the Bosnian genocide. Come join our team and make a difference!
We were honoured to have Fikret Alić speak about his experience of surviving the death camp of Omarska at our National Commemoration. This shocking photo continues to haunt the world & serves as a reminder of what happens when we turn our back on humanity. https://t.co/BCfEexbNXS
Join us on March 11th as we mark #InternationalWomensDay with a discussion on gender and genocide; throughout and post-conflict. We'll be joined by experts and survivors in what will be an insightful discussion. Save the date now. We'll be sharing more info shortly!
Two evenings that I believe will be fascinating - 29th and 30th March at 7pm. On-line unfortunately but then again if not we might not hear from Srebrenica survivor @NedzadAvdic direct from Bosnia - register by emailing email@example.com