At dawn, that July 8th, it was thundering somewhere in the woods loud enough to wake us. That is when I moved to my shelter, next to the freezer, where the thickest wall was. During those few days, we ran so many times towards that thick wall in the house, and while running we used […]
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.
Today at 11am and together with our Greater Manchester colleagues, we remembered the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide with a minute’s silence.
Today we were honoured to hear from @Rrrrnessa, who shared with us her personal story of growing up in Sarajevo during the Bosnian Genocide, and her journey in activism. Thank you for sharing your time, and for helping us to commemorate #Srebrenica25YearsOn @SrebrenicaUK
A moving hour listening to @Rrrrnessa share her experiences of living throu the Bosnian genocide & her continued activism. Thank you for sharing & the reminder that we all have responsibility to examine & challenge misuse of power for hate & division #Srebrenica25 @SrebrenicaUK
This week we remember all of those who lost their lives in the Bosnian genocide and come together in combatting hatred in all its forms in hopes that we can ensure Never Again will become a reality all of us abide by.