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.
In Bratunac this morning, a town near Srebrenica where numerous Bosniak-Muslims were ethnically cleansed and murdered, a sign wishing a happy birthday to Ratko Mladic, the convicted genocidal war criminal, was hung up. Genocide glorification continues.
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Don’t forget we are still recruiting for a project officer to assist us in the planning and implementation of the 26th commemoration of the Bosnian genocide. Come join our team and make a difference!
We were honoured to have Fikret Alić speak about his experience of surviving the death camp of Omarska at our National Commemoration. This shocking photo continues to haunt the world & serves as a reminder of what happens when we turn our back on humanity. https://t.co/BCfEexbNXS
Join us on March 11th as we mark #InternationalWomensDay with a discussion on gender and genocide; throughout and post-conflict. We'll be joined by experts and survivors in what will be an insightful discussion. Save the date now. We'll be sharing more info shortly!
Two evenings that I believe will be fascinating - 29th and 30th March at 7pm. On-line unfortunately but then again if not we might not hear from Srebrenica survivor @NedzadAvdic direct from Bosnia - register by emailing email@example.com