Today, in unprecedented circumstances at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), a Bosnian Croat defendant said he had taken poison to protest against the upholding of his 20-year jail term for war crimes. Remembering Srebrenica calls for the eyes of the world to remain on victims, survivors and the process of justice, rather […]
In April 2016, Resad Trbonja, a survivor of the siege of Sareyjevo and Nedžad Avdić, a survivor of the Srebrenica genocide, visited the UK for an Educational Tour of Schools. They visited 4 schools speaking about their experiences to students aged between 14 and 18. Resad spoke about the siege of Sarejevo and his experiences […]
In April 2015, members of the Welsh Assembly travelled to Bosnia-Herzegovina with our ‘Lessons from Srebrenica’ educational visits programme to witness at first-hand the testimony of survivors and Mothers who lost loved ones in the Srebrenica genocide. Here, they give their accounts of the experience – filmed at the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Complex – where some […]
The solidarity displayed by journalists who've used #BosniaWarJournalists to highlight the truth of what happened is heartening to read. It serves as a powerful
antidote to counter the revisionism peddled by Handke & shows that such people will never succeed in rewriting history
Peter Handke who denied the genocide at Srebrenica will be honoured with the Nobel Prize in a few hours time. This is an insult to the victims & survivors who have endured so much pain & suffering. Let us be clear that today should be long remembered as a shameful day in history.
As part of #GenocidePreventionDay our partners @FoundIshami have created a powerful video featuring survivors who were persecuted because of their identities. Please watch and share to raise awareness & to ensure we learn the lessons of such atrocities https://t.co/cfOSbnPy5O.
Today marks #GenocidePreventionDay, yet the sad reality is that 71 years after the adoption of the convention, genocide has taken place in different decades on different continents. We must therefore continue to work hard to raise awareness, educate others and challenge denial.
When asked whether he accepted the genocide at Srebrenica happened, Peter Handke dismissed the question as 'empty & ignorant'. This is yet another example of the crass & deplorable conduct that reinforces how disgraceful it is to award him the Nobel prize. https://t.co/ID7y5btI4M