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.
From now until 9am, tune into 'Good Morning Sunday' on @BBCRadio2 to hear Mohammed Ali MBE (@SoulCityArts) talk about his recent experiences on one of our 'Lessons from #Srebrenica' delegations while he creates a work of art on air! #FaithInTheWorldWeek #SundayMorning
“I am shocked by the difference between the approaches of officials who are unwilling to show interest in condemning war crimes & the desperate situation of victims” Hague Prosecutor warns against the glorification of war criminals https://t.co/uLjbygratJ
Tune into @BBCRadio2 tomorrow morning at 7am for a very special sunday morning show!
The ominous black canvas I've just set up here at the BBC's balcony here in Manchester. I will be live painting between 7-9am during BBC Radio 2 morning show #artofempathy @SrebrenicaUK… https://t.co/CJUCS8cWaH
Such a pleasure to meet the talented troupe 'Tea Leaf Tales' from #Rugby. This amazing group of actors performed a wonderful play about the #WindrushGeneration today at #LoveNotHate18 and did a production about #Srebrenica back in July. #ProudToBeMe