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 […]
“My brother, Amel Hodžić (left) and me (right) before the war, circa 1991. Maybe the last photo with two of us together.” My name is Džemil and I was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1983. I remember how life was, a simple, worriless and carefree adventure, it was as if nothing really mattered. […]
The story of this watch is very dear to me. This watch belonged to my beloved grandfather, Suljo Salko Jahić. He was not just my grandfather but more like my second father. During the war from 1992 to 1995, we, my mother my little brother and I lived separated from my father for four years. […]
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.
This account is provided by a Survivor who wishes to remain anonymous. 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 […]
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 rehabilitation of war criminals responsible for the deaths of so many cannot continue. Survivors of genocide throughout Bosnia are still burying their loved ones, while war criminals openly live and are celebrated. #BosnianGenocide
Convicted war criminal Dario Kordic, responsible for Ahmići massacre in which Croatian Forces massacred 116 Bosniak civilians - has just obtained his MA diploma from Catholic Faculty of Theology @SveucilisteZG in #Croatia
Utterly insulting to both theology & science/humanities!
Great @HMD_UK partnership meeting today.
Huge thanks to @OliviaRMW & colleagues for #HMD2021 updates, & facilitating opportunities to hear from so many organisations doing such important & innovative work in these extraordinary times.
This week marks the opening of the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Centre where 600 victims of the Bosnian genocide were buried in 2003. Since then the Memorial Centre continues to hold a yearly mass burial and memorialise the genocide as well as its victims and survivors.
Today marks #InternationalPeaceDay. Established in 1981 by unanimous UN resolution, Peace Day provides a shared goal and commitment to a culture of peace. As a charity that works to memorialise the Bosnian Genocide, we remain committed to educating on the importance of peace.