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.
“Regardless of what ethnicity, race, religion or nationality you may be, we all will need a helping hand at some point in our lives”. Elena Crnalić shares her immigration story and experience of invaluable interethnic support https://t.co/A80Xb3Wh7Y
TODAY: FREE film premiere showing the documentary made by Daniel Shaw, a young musician (and member of The Movie Mavericks), who went to Srebrenica with @ymcans In the film they capture intentions and feelings following the visit More info: https://t.co/I2IsrAO73A
We do need to stand up against this bigoted and divisive rhetoric. That's why we are inviting public service providers in Nottinghamshire to our No to Hate Conference free of charge. The next one is fully booked, but you can book now for Thursday 28 March: https://t.co/msZwMDQJKQ https://t.co/nhXiT9KnSJ
It has emerged that one of the prominent protesters who harassed MPs in recent weeks has called for all Muslims to be removed from the UK and has a history of hateful views. We need to stand up against this bigoted & deeply divisive rhetoric #HateCrime https://t.co/lOkAjes3lr
There's some amazing things happening round the country to mark #HMD2019 See @HMD_UK 's map to join, & see some of our sister organisations @HolocaustUK @wienerlibrary @HolocaustCentUK @JW3London @TheAJR_ @I_W_M @JewishMuseumLDN @FoundIshami @SrebrenicaUK https://t.co/ZoAjY6MMOV