Over the course of just three years, torn by civil conflict and war, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia disintegrated into five successor states: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (later known as Serbia and Montenegro). Click on the interactive map to see how this unfolded.
It belies the imagination: the horror of a mother as she tries in vain to protect her daughters from the attack of brutal, vicious soldiers. Elmina Kulašić pays tribute to her mother, and all the mothers of Bosnia.
The world first learned of the concentration camps in Bosnia after British Journalist Ed Vulliamy broke the Omarska story. An emaciated Fikret Alić appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, and suddenly, the realities of a hidden genocide became apparent.
Thanks to @lordnickbourne, chairs & representatives from our regional, country & academic boards as well as Anes from @bhuknetwork for attending our National Board Meeting today. Fantastic to hear about their achievements from 2019 & to discuss exciting ideas for the year ahead.
A really first class AGM of the regions and nations of @SrebrenicaUK . Inspiring to me as President of RS to see the excellent work done by our superb volunteers especially in planning the 25 year commemoration of the horrendous genocide. We will never forget.
Very impressive to hear the range and amount of activity challenging prejudice from colleagues across the UK and Ireland. @SrebrenicaUK and for us to talk about the @mea_bc @SEUPB Conflict Transformation and Srebrenica programme.
Amil Khan, our Director, updates the board on the great achievements of Remembering Srebrenica throughout the UK in 2019 including 4 national commemorations and over 1000 events and activities throughout Memorial Week #BridgingTheDivide
Our Academic Advisory Board Chair @EricGordy informs the Board on Bosnian current affairs including how the conflict is being solidified in the current generation where it would be expected an historical consensus would be reached 25 years on.