On 25th November, Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth officially opened ‘Bosnia House’ in Birmingham – the national Bosnian community centre that serves more than 10,000 Bosnians living in the UK. This was a historic moment for a community that survived genocide and ethnic cleansing in Europe and found refuge in the UK. Over […]
Hasan Nuhanović was a translator for the UN when Serb forces took Srebrenica in July 1995. Forced to translate the order to send his family away, he never saw them again. He has dedicated his life to seeking truth and justice.
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 […]
Una Srabović-Ryan is a British Bosnian whose biological father was killed in the Srebrenica genocide. She was adopted at 6 months and moved with her adoptive family at the age of 5 to the UK. In 2016 she went to Australia to meet her biological mother. It was during her time there that she learnt of her father’s name and saw his picture for the first time.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal represents the UK in Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Complex on 11 July - Srebrenica Memorial Day.
First Minister for Scotland
A message of support from the leaders of Northern Ireland's five main political parties.
Actress, filmmaker and humanitarian
Remembering Srebrenica's education pack for the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence gained backing from the First Minister and four party leaders in Scotland.
Students at Blackburn High School were challenged to think about how we can build a united community and learn the lessons from Srebrenica as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Mark Viner co-ordinated the radiography team assisting the forensic investigations of mass graves in Bosnia for seven years. In that time he helped uncover vital evidence to convict those who perpetrated the atrocities in Srebrenica, but also developed techniques that would help in many other disasters across the world. He returned to Srebrenica to learn more about the context and the people in October 2016 and shares his story here.
Northern Ireland's community relations chief, Peter Osborne, is taking over from Dr Ahmed Helmy as chair of the Northern Ireland Board of Remembering Srebrenica.
“The Bosnian National Center, without a doubt, will ensure not only the preservation of the Bosnian culture, but also strengthen the survival of the survivors"
For families living in Birmingham, Bosnia House represents the heart of the community https://t.co/ITEKsJJwB1
"Traditionally, far-right activists claimed to be pursuing international links after their domestic projects failed. Today, the international dynamic shapes national movements". An important read exploring new far-right movements. https://t.co/V9rJAcEWgZ3
We are SO proud to have this wonderful man on the Welsh regional board of @SrebrenicaUK. Llongyfarchiadau to Howard Tucker on being honoured with a CBE for Services to International Justice. Very well deserved.
“We do not want to send our kids to two schools under one roof”
In a divided Bosnia, schools are still segregated by metal fences and the burdens of ethnic cleansing https://t.co/XtnYzn67TP