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 […]
Congratulations to my dear friend Lord Jim Wallace @jrwallace54 on his appointment as Moderator Designate @churchscotland. Jim is a Patron of @SrebrenicaUK & one of the most amazing people I know and am so delighted that he has been recognised in this way https://t.co/bZnxL5pjgw
Today marks the horrifying and murderous attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue which stole the lives of 11 Jewish people simply because of their faith. In their honour and the honour of so many others lost to hatred, we continue to educate on the lessons of the past. We remember.
We urge you to check out our friends @SrebrenicaUK new #podcast series. 'Untold Killing' tells the little-known story of genocide and ethnic cleansing right in the heart of Europe through the voices of those who survived it. Listen now: https://t.co/KdT48jJh5m
Join our friends @TheAJR_ to commemorate Kristallnacht, which took place on 9 November 1938. It was a night of vandalism, violence and persecution against the Jewish population in Nazi territories, that many have since described as ‘the beginning of the Holocaust’. #KeepaLightOn https://t.co/keXeFIlVzq