Remembering Srebrenica UK Chairman, Dr Waqar Azmi OBE pays tribute to Lord Paddy Ashdown at the memorial service today at Westminster Abbey. Lord Ashdown was one of the strongest supporters and advocates for Remembering Srebrenica and the Bosnian people. At a time when few were prepared to hear about Bosnia-Herzegovina and its suffering, he repeatedly called […]
To mark Remembering Srebrenica’s 2018 theme ‘Acts of Courage’, we celebrate the ordinary people who undertook acts of extraordinary courage and stood up for their neighbours and resisted hatred. In this short video, we witness some of those inspiring stories of bravery, friendship and love.
This film features two women, Bakira Hasečić and 'Mirsada', who were both subjected to horrific ordeals at the hands of Bosnian Serb forces during their brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing, but bravely speak out to prevent anything similar from happening again.
Introducing our theme for this year: "Breaking the Silence: Gender & Genocide", this powerful short film reveals the shocking truth about women's experiences.
BBC’s flagship programme Newsnight sent a film crew out to Srebrenica last month to interview genocide Survivor, Dr Nedžad Avdić, about his experiences in 1995 and his ongoing fight for justice and truth. The powerful and emotional film includes Dr Avdić returning to the mass execution site at Petkovici Dam, where he and one other man were […]
Dr Nedžad Avdić miraculously survived a mass execution during the Srebrenica genocide in July 1995. Newsnight reports on his fight for justice and against denial of the facts.
The UK Government’s Special Envoy for Post-Holocaust Issues visited Srebrenica and heard first hand from the victims of the genocide. Here he shares his thoughts.
Bosnian survivor Kemal Pervanic reflects on dangers now facing western democracy.
This video was made by our Community Champions in Kirklees for the 21st anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica.
Participants on the 'Lessons from Srebrenica' programme from the South West region of England share their experiences of being in Bosnia and what they've learnt to take back to the UK.
Participants on this pioneering delegation speak about what they learnt in Bosnia and what they will do with that knowledge when they return to Manchester.
Watch this incredible video made by young people about forced migration, featuring the story of Safet Vukalic, who had to leave Bosnia due to the campaign of ethnic cleansing in the early 1990s.
So many books got destroyed during the war in Bosnia but this is a beautiful story of restoration 💚 #WorldBookDay https://t.co/lWydGS59B1
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.
Happy #WorldBookDay! The lovely thing about books is that they don't just take us away to different worlds but they serve as lessons to teach us even of the most painful parts of history.
We are thankful for the role that books play in allowing survivors to speak truth to power.
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