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.
Predrag Pašić was an international footballer before the war. When Bosnian Serb forces surrounded Sarajevo, he had the choice to leave the besieged city. Instead, he chose to stay and to set up a football school for children of all faiths and ethnicities.
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.
This week will mark 25 years since the genocide in Srebrenica where over 8,000 Bosnian Muslim people were murdered due to hate. We remember the innocent lives taken and join @SrebrenicaUK in commemorating these atrocities so that Never Again becomes Never again.
Today marks 25 years since the Bosnian genocide in Srebrenica, where more than 8,000 people were murdered on the basis of their ethnicity and religion. We join @SrebrenicaUK in remembering those whose lives were taken #Srebrenica25 https://t.co/bQIAaMKF8q
This week marks 25 years since the Bosnian genocide in #Srebrenica, where more than 8,000 people were murdered because of their ethnicity and religion.
We join @SrebrenicaUK in remembering those whose lives were taken so that this never happens again. https://t.co/9YuXARa0pO
25 years ago, during July 1995, more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were murdered. The Srebrenica genocide leaves an indelible mark on our recent history and shows what can happen when prejudice and intolerance destroys our communities. Let's remember together.