Amra Dautović came to the UK as a child refugee during the Bosnian War. Arriving to the country without speaking a word of English she now has a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice, as well as a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology. Amra is now the Managing Director of the My Time Richmond Fellowship Division and has won several awards for her efforts and contribution to Mental Health work. Although she says her biggest achievement is her family, especially her two young children that she hopes to raise with knowledge and pride of their family heritage and origin. This is her story.
What was experienced in Bosnia during 1992-1995 is something that I hope will never happen again and that is why I share my story with you. I want to share what happened to me so that I can help educate people on what happened in Bosnia, and I hope that people who read my story […]
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.
This year is the 21st anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide and the United Kingdom’s Srebrenica Memorial Week runs from Sunday 10 July to Sunday 17 July 2016. Our theme to mark this milestone anniversary is ’21: Coming of age – time to act’.
A group of students and academics from the University of Bedfordshire and other UK universities travelled to Bosnia & Herzegovina on our 'Lessons from Srebrenica' programme of educational visits.
Pupils at a London school have been working with 15 other schools around the globe to help raise awareness about genocides since the Holocaust, following their meeting with a Srebrenica survivor earlier this year.
Some 20 community activists from across England travelled to Bosnia & Herzegovina in December 2015 on our 'Lessons from Srebrenica' visits programme.
Two leading figures from Scottish public life have contributed messages of support to Remembering Srebrenica.
Remembering Srebrenica ambassador Simon Callow CBE has contributed a powerful and personal message of support following Srebrenica Memorial Week.
‘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 […]
Students representing Lawnswood School, in Leeds, attended a service on 9 July in the city's Civic Hall to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide.
Noor Algharbeh has written this article about the service.
Rwandan survivors and staff of the Aegis Trust commemorated the 20th anniversary of genocide at Srebrenica in a special memorial event.
"This decision undermines the rule of law and prospects for long term stability and reconciliation": New Statement by UN Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide, Mr Dieng on Republika Srpska revoking endorsement of the 2004 Srebrenica Commission Report. https://t.co/piJHtcThlc
It's #FollowFriday, we recommend following our colleagues at @PCRCBiH. Amongst other important initiatives, the Post Conflict Research Centre are compiling survivor stories as part of their 'Ordinary Heroes Peacebuilding Program'. #ActsofCourage https://t.co/ugINz2P6I5
Dodik govt has moved to scrap RS' own acknowledgment of genocide in #Srebrenica from 2004. The move has been roundly condemned by the international community. But it's as much an act of revisionism as it is proof of future intent to do more violence. https://t.co/235S7NyAeP
UN Human Rights Chief Zeid condemns the decision of the Republika Srpska National Assembly in #BosniaandHerzegovina to revoke its endorsement of the 2004 #Srebrenica Commission Report.