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 […]
Today we commemorate the Mabare Mosque massacre in which the 100s who took shelter there were murdered as part of the 1994 #GenocideAgainstTutsi in Rwanda which killed approximately 1 million Tutsis & moderate Hutus in 100 days https://t.co/W8GfUu5O4g
'I hope the soldiers who loaded the ammunition are tormented by the screams of the women and the cries of the children they killed'. Reaction after the VRS shelled a school in Srebrenica on this day 28 years ago.
Today marks 14 years since Serb paramilitaries known as the 'Scorpios' who were filmed taunting their vicitms before shooting them in the back as they lay in a ditch were found guilty. Three of the Bosnian Muslim men they killed were just teenagers https://t.co/WVPXfIuoPh