Remembering Srebrenica are looking for volunteers to represent us at 5kms, 10kms, Half or Full Marathons anywhere in the UK. Taking part in an organised run on behalf of Remembering Srebrenica is a great way to help raise awareness of genocide and the consequences of hatred if left unchecked. If you are planning to take […]
On Monday 27th August, the Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne, made a poignant visit to Sarajevo and Srebrenica– the site of the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. During the visit which has been organised by the UK charity Remembering Srebrenica, Lord Bourne heard testimony from survivors of genocide and ethnic […]
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.
Lilian Black gives her personal reflections on her 'Lessons from Srebrenica' visit and draws parallels between events in Bosnia and her family's experience of The Holocaust.
Andrew Johnston, PhD is a genocide expert who travelled on our Lessons from Srebrenica programme in 2016 and shares his thoughts on its relevance in today's world.
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.
Ron Turnbull, Head of the Evidence Unit, Office of the Prosecutor, UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [ICTY], The Hague, Netherlands, 2002 – 2007 [Retired], recounts what it was like working in Bosnia as part of the forensics team collecting evidence of the genocide.
Mark Viner co-ordinated the radiography team assisting the forensic investigations of mass graves in Bosnia for seven years. In that time he helped uncover vital evidence to convict those who perpetrated the atrocities in Srebrenica, but also developed techniques that would help in many other disasters across the world. He returned to Srebrenica to learn more about the context and the people in October 2016 and shares his story here.
Alison Anderson MBE left a young family behind in order to travel out to Bosnia and help with the forensic work to identify victims' bodies from mass graves and collect evidence to convict war criminals. She returned in 2016 to learn more about the country and the survivors of the genocide and wrote this piece for us about it.
A group of Forensic experts returned to Bosnia 20 years after the first mass graves were excavated. As well as returning to Visoko, where they were based, they visited Sarajevo and the Potocari Memorial Centre where over 6,000 victims are buried. Here three of them talk about the experience.
A delegation of Welsh politicians, journalists and teachers travelled from Wales to Bosnia in August 2016 on the "Lessons from Srebrenica" programme. In this video four of the delegates talk about what the experience means to them and what lessons they'll take back to their country.
Today, we turn to the important words of #MLK, that remind us of his fight against injustice and the lessons he left us with. We remember Dr. King and his wisdom, strength, and his fight against hatred and inequality.
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”.
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our dear friend Bernard Grunberg.
Bernard escaped Nazi persecution by emigrating to England on the Kindertransport. He married in 1947, and worked as an agricultural engineer, labourer & handyman.
Seems even more important than ever to remember those who perished in this horrific #Genocide. #Hatecrime #NeverForget #Srebrenica https://t.co/4jcQ4AlpRL
Why is it important to remember the genocides of the past?
Many reasons! Because the survivors deserve to be honoured and their pain recognised and because we, collectively, must learn from the hatred that led to genocide.
By remembering, we can build a better world.