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.
In August 2016, we took our first ever delegation from Northern Ireland to Bosnia to learn Lessons from Srebrenica. Here three of the delegates, Peter Osborne, Caitriona Ruane MLA and Dr Ahmed Helmy talk about the experience.
A group of students and academics from the University of Bedfordshire and other UK universities travelled to Bosnia & Herzegovina on our 'Lessons from Srebrenica' programme of educational visits.
"In an age of fake news and alternative facts, history is up for grabs. Convince people to question Auschwitz and what else can’t you challenge?" Important article on the dangers of Holocaust denial and why we must all fight against this
"Free speech is a fundamental part of our society but comments used to attack vulnerable women must never become acceptable." Important article from a former chief superintendent on how the language of politicians could lead to violent crime https://t.co/u6YUy85a6d
“In the end, it is a battle for normality that Srebrenica is fighting for.”
A fantastic article looking at the town of Srebrenica today as it struggles to reconcile the past with the present via @cafebabel_ENG https://t.co/dHP21UbOUF