The You Press collective group of artists were deeply inspired by Srebrenica to create work about human rights and war, with many pieces drawn from survivors’ accounts of the genocide in Bosnia. This event featured performances of this work and drew a diverse crowd to learn more about Srebrenica.
Bosnian culture and coffee are closely linked. Sitting down and taking time to enjoy a cup of coffee with friends is “ćejf”. For many in Bosnia, they no longer have their loved ones to share coffee with. We are all very lucky to be able to share it together today.
Arrived safely in Sarajevo! The mountains surrounding the city are always an ever-present reminder that the siege of Sarajevo was the longest in history - spanning 1425 days! This is longer than the siege of Leningrad!
#OnThisDay in 1995, ICTY Judge Fouad Riad confirmed the indictment of Radovan Karadžić and Ratko Mladić for genocide committed against Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica in July 1995, and signed their arrest warrants.