Bakira Hasečić, a survivor of ethnic cleansing from Višegrad in Bosnia-Herzgovina was presented with an honorary doctorate from Glasgow Caledonian University. This honour was bestowed on Bakira Hasečić in recognition of Bakira’s efforts as a human rights advocate and unifying force for victims of wartime sexual violence. Bakira was presented the award by the recently […]
Memorial events can be enhanced with the reading of suitable prayers and poems. Music can also play an important part in procedings. Here you will find examples that can be used in your memorial event. Srebrenica Maestro Emir Nuhanović has composed a beautiful piece of music for us to commemorate the Srebrenica genocide. Emir […]
Chair – Dr Helen Connolly Dr Helen Connolly is an academic at the University of Bedfordshire where she is the programme leader in sociology. She lectures in human rights, international criminal law and contemporary forced migration. Her approach to teaching incorporates critical education for democracy, social justice and transformative experiential learning. Her teaching interests and approaches dovetail with the […]
Today almost 90 % of the victims of the #Srebrenica genocide have been identified. Irrefutable evidence of their identity also helped secure the rights to justice of many female survivors. ICMP receives voluntary donations for its work.
#DNADay19 20 years ago in 1999 @ICMP made a revolutionary decision to apply the use of forensic genetics to large scale #missingpersons cases following conflict and human rights abuses - the result exceeded our expectations.
Hear @Nigel_Osborne_ ‘s Bosnian Voices -songs of Bosnian children & adults, mostly from Srebrenica
& its region about their lives; Affirmation of the women’s dignity
& resilience; Children, who in spite of everything, have not forgotten who they are.
Our theme of 'Bridging the Divide: Confronting Hate' will shine a light on the stories of people who have dedicated themselves to challenging those who wish to sow division, such as the pupils of Jajce who fought against the system of ethnic segregation in their school.
Our thoughts are with all those who have been affected by the tragic events in Sri Lanka. These reprehensible acts, committed by those who are driven by hatred, aim to create fear & division in communities. We must stand together in solidarity & show that they will never succeed.