It probably wouldn’t be stretching the truth to state that Dr Ilijaz Pilav was the last man to leave Srebrenica. Forcing his injured patients into the care of unwilling UN staff, the doctor ran back to the post office to make a last ditch attempt to radio Sarajevo for help. As he raced across the […]
At the age of 15, 'Mirsada' was imprisoned in a rape camp as part of the campaign of 'ethnic cleansing' taking place across Bosnia. She has shown incredible courage to survive, raise a family and now tells us her story.
Children at schools in Berkshire will get the opportunity to hear first-hand testimony from a survivor of the Srebrenica genocide next week.
Dr Fatima Dautbašić-Klempić was one of five doctors in Srebrenica at the time of the siege and one of the few women who joined the men on what became known as the ‘Death March’. During the siege things got worse and worse. One day, people were in a big crowd in front of the middle […]
Only a few people have been allowed to interview Munira Subašić at the home she has made for herself in the suburbs of Sarajevo, but the comforts she now enjoys of a well-appointed house have come at an extremely high cost. Hers is the face of tens of thousands of mothers. Hers is the voice […]
Tomorrow marks an important day in the fight for justice for the victims of Srebrenica and other atrocities committed during the Bosnian war, with the verdict in the trial of Radovan Karadžić due to be handed down by the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) .
‘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.
It is impossible to understand genocide in numbers alone, but with every name there is the story of a loved one buried in Potočari. By bearing witness to these stories we can truly learn the lessons from Srebrenica. @SrebrenicaUK
The strength and courage of the Mothers of Srebrenica is inspirational. These women who lost their families to genocide have tirelessly fought for their loved ones and to build a community without hate. @SrebrenicaUK
Through the Creative Youth Minds project, @ymcans led a Stoke delegation to #Srebrenica to learn of the genocide in 1995.
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#OnThisDay 2003 fmr POTUS @BillClinton opens Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial & Cemetery:
"I hope #Srebrenica will remind every child that pride in our own religious & ethnic heritage does not require or permit us to dehumanize or kill those who are different"
V glad to be accompanying @SrebrenicaUK in Bosnia. Above Sarajevo you get a sense of its vulnerability during its long siege. Building middle left is Vijećnica, City Hall, set ablaze in Aug ‘92 with the destruction of 90% of National Library’s collections.