Remembering Srebrenica welcomes today’s news that Radovan Karadžić, former President of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (now the Republika Srpska) and the Supreme Commander of the Bosnian Serb armed forces has lost his appeal and been sentenced to life in prison. The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals rejected the grounds of appeal submitted […]
Remembering Srebrenica is able to confirm that the terrorist who butchered innocent Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch Mosque attack was listening to a Serbian song glorifying Serbian war criminal Radovan Karadžić who was convicted for the 1995 genocide of Muslims on European soil in Srebrenica in Bosnia. Whilst driving en route to committing this atrocity, […]
Remembering Srebrenica were proud to join members of the local community for a large gathering that took place at Bosnia House, a national Bosnian community centre that undertakes an incredible amount of work to support more than 10,000 Bosnians living in the UK. The dinner was attended by members from different communities who had come […]
The Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth joined local dignitaries to present Community Champions from the North West with an award in recognition of their outstanding work to tackle hatred and unite people in their communities through organising events to commemorate the Srebrenica genocide. The dinner took place at the British Muslim Heritage Centre […]
Every year Remembering Srebrenica selects a theme that both reflects an aspect of the genocide that must be commemorated, but also speaks to communities here in the UK.
Local politicians, faith leaders, educators and activists gathered in London for an awards ceremony earlier this month to celebrate the contributions of individuals from across the capital who are bringing communities together to help tackle hatred and intolerance. The event was organised by Remembering Srebrenica’s London and South East Board and aimed to bring together […]
On 25th November, Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth officially opened ‘Bosnia House’ in Birmingham – the national Bosnian community centre that serves more than 10,000 Bosnians living in the UK. This was a historic moment for a community that survived genocide and ethnic cleansing in Europe and found refuge in the UK. Over […]
Rešad Trbonja, survivor of the Siege of Sarajevo and Remembering Srebrenica Co-ordinator has been made an Honorary Associate Professor in the Community and Criminal Justice Division at De Montfort University, Leicester. This honour was bestowed on Rešad in recognition for his work as a genocide educator. Through Remembering Srebrenica, Rešad has educated 1,250 Community Champions […]
On the 15th October, Gloucestershire held its first ever ‘We Are One’ Awards ceremony which recognised the amazing work of ‘Everyday Day’ heroes who challenge prejudice and strive to make their communities and workplaces more welcoming. The awards scheme, the first of its kind in the county, was launched in July by charities Victim Support Gloucestershire and Remembering […]
Chair – Lucy Adams Lucy Adams is currently undertaking an MSc in Defence, Development and Diplomacy at Durham University, having recently graduated from Leeds Beckett University. She works as a volunteer youth worker and is Vice-Chairperson of Gateshead Youth Council. Lucy has volunteered with Remembering Srebrenica since 2017, after attending a delegation and then taking […]
On the 13th September, Stoke-On-Trent based, YMCA North Staffordshire (YMCA NS) returned from a four-day delegation to Sarajevo and Srebrenica – the site of most Europe’s most recent genocide. The delegation included YMCA NS young people, youth workers, volunteers and staff. Other delegates included Paul Franklin, Board Director of YMCA NS, chartered-accountant and football mentor […]
During Memorial Week 2018, more than fifty councils across England marked the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. In doing so they brought people from all backgrounds together to reflect on the lessons from Srebrenica and pledged to challenge hatred and prejudice. In April, The Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne wrote to every local authority […]
Concerning that after a white supremacist killed worshippers at two New Zealand mosques, the number of anti-Muslim hate crimes reported in the UK has increased by 593%. We must reaffirm our commitment to stand up to hatred & not allow such prejudice to flourish in our communities
On this holy day of Friday for Muslims across the world, we join those in New Zealand who have observed the Muslim call to prayer and two minutes of silence in Christchurch's Hagley Park, one week after the terror attacks that killed 50 people at two mosques.
Radovan Karadžić has been sentenced to life, but @suboticjelena draws attention to his cruel legacy which lives on in the Balkans through politicians who deny genocide and refuse to accept the truth about the crimes for which he was convicted. https://t.co/ZStyIvaBb4
Excellent inaugural meeting of our newest board in the East Midlands. Thank you to all who attended this evening to plan so many exciting activities for this year's Srebrenica Memorial Week.