To mark Remembering Srebrenica’s 2018 theme ‘Acts of Courage’, we celebrate the ordinary people who undertook acts of extraordinary courage and stood up for their neighbours and resisted hatred. In this short video, we witness some of those inspiring stories of bravery, friendship and love.
This film features two women, Bakira Hasečić and 'Mirsada', who were both subjected to horrific ordeals at the hands of Bosnian Serb forces during their brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing, but bravely speak out to prevent anything similar from happening again.
Introducing our theme for this year: "Breaking the Silence: Gender & Genocide", this powerful short film reveals the shocking truth about women's experiences.
This video was made by our Community Champions in Kirklees for the 21st anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica.
In October 2015 a delegation of artists from London Collective YouPress went out to Bosnia on the Lessons from Srebrenica programme. This video documents their journey and features interview footage with our Bosnian in-country Coordinator, Resad Trbonja.
A short video with excerpts from our powerful and moving 2016 Srebrenica Memorial Day event at Durbar Court in London.
Breaking the Silence: Bosnia and Beyond brought together a panel of experts on violence against women to consider how we can learn from our collective dark past. This talk was recorded to be shown at the event in Gloucester in July 2016. All the names in the talk have been changed.
A short video on what can happen if hatred and prejudice goes unchecked.
Creative young people from the Birmingham-based social enterprise Beatfreeks held a special Srebrenica 'Poetry Jam' during Memorial Week this year.
Manchester delegates who took part in the 'Lessons from Srebrenica' educational visits programme were inspired to stage a 'flashmob' event during Memorial Week this year.
"But there have been many heart-warming stories of mutual existence or support even in those trying times. I once met a young man in #Sarajevo who owed his life to a former neighbour-turned-Serb militiaman" @murtaza_shibli reflecting on #ActsofCourage
RSVP here https://t.co/hX9cdWJalL for a special screening of the film The Fog of Srebrenica on July 20th at the Friends Meeting House, #Colchester. It is the story of survivors of the Srebrenica genocide; 8,372 Muslim Bosniaks were killed in one week.
"While so few of the perpetrators have ever faced punishment, rape is a life sentence for the victim". In a thought-provoking piece in @thefworduk, sexual violence awareness campaigner @LejlaDamon, reflects on rape as a weapon of war.
If you're based in or visiting #Rotherham tomorrow, why not visit the exhibition preview of 'Challenging Stereotypes'? It features up to 30 original artworks by 5 local 16-25 year olds, created as a part of our Youth Action Project group with @RMBCPress. Admission is free!