Our Community Champions speak about the friendships they have made through working together to build stronger communities and tackle hatred.
Christina Thomson writes about why she's taking on one of the toughest physical challenges in the UK to raise money for Remembering Srebrenica.
Remembering Srebrenica recognised the dedication of their Community Champions in London and the South East, as well as highlighting the diverse array of memorial events that took place in July with an Awards Dinner.
Bournemouth Borough Council's Sam Johnson shares his experiences of organising their event for Srebrenica Memorial Week.
Community Champions in Kirklees are reaching out to many different groups through going out and doing workshops to teach the lessons from Srebrenica.
Ruth Heyman reflects on the Shabbat service held at Newcastle Reform Synagogue this July.
A special memorial event was organised and hosted by members of the Ismaili Council this July, featuring survivor testimony, music and speeches on the lessons from Srebrenica.
We organised a fundraising dinner and donated the money to Remembering Srebrenica and our local Bosnian school. This fundraising dinner celebrated Bosnian women, Bosnian culture and served to raise awareness about the impact of war and conflict, on women. For this fundraising dinner, we brought together different communities and discussed issues of sexual violence, genocide […]
The You Press collective group of artists were deeply inspired by Srebrenica to create work about human rights and war, with many pieces drawn from survivors’ accounts of the genocide in Bosnia. This event featured performances of this work and drew a diverse crowd to learn more about Srebrenica.
Birmingham's biggest ever unity rally took place at the end of Srebrenica Memorial Week in 2016. With speakers from different faiths, of all ages and prominent local politicians all taking part, this sent a powerful message that Birmingham will not stand by and let hatred and division take hold.
A powerful and emotional memorial vigil was held in honour of the victims of the Srebrenica genocide with survivor testimony, poetry, music and food bringing together the Bosnian Community with delegates from the charity's "Lessons from Srebrenica" programme.
Community Champions in the North West took on the challenge of doing a 23-mile Peace Walk from Blackburn Cathedral to Manchester Cathedral at the end of Srebrenica Memorial Week 2016.
“We all need to make a stand to fight against hatred & intolerance, we all need to make sure that we’re protecting one another, that we all have compassion & empathy” says @AmraMujkanovic from @SrebrenicaUK who told her family story @worcester_uni ahead of #HolocaustMemorialDay2
To mark 25 years since the Srebrenica genocide, we invite you to the Peace March in Bosnia this July. Join us on the 3-day walk from Tuzla to Potočari in memory of the 8372 victims. Deadline to apply: 7 FEB Email: firstname.lastname@example.org https://t.co/mXJalVy75m
This is a landmark decision that must be complied with. No group should face persecution for their identity. It is every nation's responsibility to protect people from #genocide wherever and whenever it occurs.
UN's top court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from genocide https://t.co/PursuE3mdI
Thank you Lord Hylton & Christine Clinch for inviting me to speak at the beautiful @ammerdowncentre last night on ‘Peace & Reconciliation in Bosnia-Herzegovina’ to mark the 25th anniversary of #Srebrenica genocide. An honour to be there @SrebrenicaUK