Bakira Hasečić, a survivor of ethnic cleansing from Višegrad in Bosnia-Herzgovina was presented with an honorary doctorate from Glasgow Caledonian University. This honour was bestowed on Bakira Hasečić in recognition of Bakira’s efforts as a human rights advocate and unifying force for victims of wartime sexual violence. Bakira was presented the award by the recently […]
On Wednesday 30th May, Remembering Srebrenica Scotland held an event at the Scottish Parliament to learn about the Srebrenica Genocide in to commemorate White Armband Day. White Armband Day, is marked by Bosnian communities across the world on 31st May, not only to remember the victims of persecution in Prijedor but also to raise awareness […]
Purpose of the Conference Remembering Srebrenica Scotland was established as a charity in 2015. It organises commemoration events to mark the acts of genocide in Bosnia in the 1990s. Through raising awareness of this period of history, the charity hopes to build safer communities by learning the lessons of what happened and why. Remembering Srebrenica […]
In April 2018, Remembering Srebrenica Scotland organised an all women’s delegation. Delegates included Chair of Remembering Srebrenica Scotland, Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood OBE, Former Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Kezia Dugdale. Representatives from Young Scot, Colleges Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian University, Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre, Christian Aid and the Glasgow Women’s […]
Scotland's national commemoration for Srebrenica took place at St Mungo's Museum of Religious Life and Art.
Funding boost for Remembering Srebrenica (Scotland).
Kezia Dugdale MSP becomes the third party leader in Scotland to visit Srebrenica and learn from the survivors of the worst atrocity on European soil since World War Two.
27 June – Pupil Conference: Lessons From Srebrenica – Dollar Academy 2 July – National Scotland Commemoration – St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow 8-15 July- Srebrenica Exhibition- Glasgow Central Mosque 13 July- Jumma Khutba- Glasgow Central Mosque 13 July- Jum’ah khutbah- Beardsden Muslim Association
On the 25th anniversary of the decree by Bosnian Serb authorities that non Serbs must wear white armbands on leaving the house, a special event was held to commemorate the victims of genocide at the Scottish Parliament.
Students from three different schools across Aberdeen have been working together to learn the lessons from past genocides to create a better society. Having been on a ‘Lesson’s from Auschwitz’ visit, pupils organised an event to speak about their experiences of visiting the concentration camp, and to raise awareness of genocide. Remembering Srebrenica’s Partnerships Officer, Amra […]
Remembering Srebrenica Scotland took the important step of signing a Memorandum of Understanding to comply with charity commission regulations at the end of 2016.
150 Head Teachers from across Scotland learned about Remembering Srebrenica's work in educating young people about the dangers of hatred last week.
“Just outside, there’s an apple tree we planted together. It was before the war, now it’s bearing fruit I go there to pick apples and cry. Now I have apples but my children are not here. Now they’re not here anymore.” Hanifa Dzogaz
End of an era at @RemSrebScot as Lorna steps down as Chair. Her energy, commitment and dedication to the charity has been inspirational.
Particularly chuffed that she was recently awarded the Kulin Ban Charter award from the Bosnian Govt for her work.What a wonderful person https://t.co/3AI1bkuWxA
And, once again, the Mothers of Srebrenica are keeping up the pressure on the international community. https://t.co/t4B63nQ1pp
1/2 Here's Chapter 17 from my Gospel of Luke series, "The Ten Lepers"
Nazi horror didn’t start with Auschwitz.
It started with words...
...with the dehumanizing of minority groups.
Once they were seen as less than human, anything could be done to them.
If you’re waiting for another Auschwitz before you speak up, you’re leaving it too late.