Hatidža Mehmedović was born in the area surrounding Srebrenica in 1952. Before the genocide, she lived her entire life in Srebrenica, where she had married her childhood friend, Abdullah, and had two sons, Azmir and Almir. Hatidža and Abdullah built their home in Srebrenica and lived a simple life as a family before the war […]
“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. […]
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 […]
The beautiful National Library in Sarajevo was destroyed in 1992 by Serb forced and with it over 700 manuscripts and incunabula as well as most of the books. It rose again in 2014 showing us all that books and knowledge are always worth protection and love.
CW: Bosnian War Rape Survivors ‘Still Afraid to Speak Out’
During the Bosnian genocide 20,000-50,000 women were victims of a systematic campaign of rape utilised to further the genocidal goal of ethnic purification. We stand with these brave women. https://t.co/YeihA3AxTA