The Prime Minister tells us why she supports the work of Remembering Srebrenica and outlines what the government is doing to help victims of sexual violence.
I remember the Srebrenica genocide through the eyes of my father, Cedric, who worked tirelessly on the UN Mission in the former-Yugoslavia from early 1992 to early 1994 as Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations. He left deeply angry and fearful about the risks of the international community leaving the so-called UN ‘safe areas’ in […]
I am proud that the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has been able to support the work of Remembering Srebrenica in all that it has done to commemorate the genocide in Bosnia but also through its work in the United Kingdom. Courage comes in many forms. Whether that is the courage to speak […]
On the 23rd Anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, actress, filmmaker and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie has given an exclusive statement of support to Remembering Srebrenica.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal represents the UK in Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Complex on 11 July - Srebrenica Memorial Day.
First Minister for Scotland
A message of support from the leaders of Northern Ireland's five main political parties.
Lord Ashdown spoke at the Solemn Commemoration for the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
When asked whether he accepted the genocide at Srebrenica happened, Peter Handke dismissed the question as 'empty & ignorant'. This is yet another example of the crass & deplorable conduct that reinforces how disgraceful it is to award him the Nobel prize. https://t.co/ID7y5btI4M
'He did not calculate self-preservation into his decisions & sacrificed his work & life to do what was right. The least we can do is to remember him & honour his memory'. @hikmet_karcic on Dervis Korkut who helped save the Sarajevo Haggadah from the Nazis. https://t.co/nzhTUO8hvR
In the lead up to the holidays, we are suggesting books for people looking for something Bosnia related to read over the Christmas period. Our first book is @edvulliamy's "The War is Dead: Long Live The War" - an excellent introduction to what happened in Prijedor and Srebrenica.
Educating young people is an important part of what we do. If you are a #teacher and wish to know more about how you can bring the lessons from #Srebrenica into your school, contact our @KSrebrenica for more details!
It is important that students are able to recognise how hatred in society can lead to the unthinkable - genocide. Today at @SrebrenicaUK, we are dedicating a whole day to education, and how we can better equip young people to tackle hatred and learn the lessons from Srebrenica.
26 years ago yesterday I left #Prijedor with one of my sisters and had to leave mother and my other sister behind. That day was the last time I saw my grandma. Had to leave my own home my country in the middle of #Europe in 1993 just because I am #Muslim and because I am #Bosnian