2016 saw our dedicated Community Champions put on a huge number of powerful events both to remember the victims of Srebrenica and also to encourage people to build stronger communities in the UK, so that we can unite against hatred. See a selection of images here:
See below a gallery of images from our powerful UK Commemoration for Srebrenica Memorial Day 2016 at Durbar Court in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Here is a gallery of photos from our Welsh national commemoration at The Temple of Peace in Cardiff. Our Scottish Commemoration at Cathcart Old Parish Church in Glasgow. See a selection […]
All of these wonderful photos are available for event organisers to use free of charge, but please make sure you credit our photographer Rooful Ali.
Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages Dr Alasdair Allan MSP launched Remembering Srebrenica’s free education pack that will allow teachers across the country to prepare thought-provoking lessons and help their students learn the lessons from the Srebrenica genocide. Dr Allan visited Portobello High School, Edinburgh, on 25 November 2015, to launch the pack, meeting staff […]
This year’s 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide was marked on Friday 10 July with a high-profile memorial service in St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, addressed by Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. More than150 specially-invited guests gathered at the cathedral in the heart of Scotland’s capital. Nura Begović addressed the service, which was attended by fellow Srebrenica Mothers Nura Mustafić, […]
Remembering Srebrenica organised a commemorative event on Wednesday 8 July at the Welsh Assembly Building, in Cardiff – one of three official commemoration events in the UK including Westminster Abbey, in London and St Giles’ Cathedral, in Edinburgh. Some 120 people from across communities in Wales gathered to listen to Mother Nura Begović and survivor Nedžad Avdić […]
Following the memorial service held on Monday 6 July 2015 at Westminster Abbey, London, Prime Minister The Rt Hon. David Cameron MP hosted a Srebrenica Memorial Reception at 10 Downing Street.
After the memorial service at Westminster Abbey on Monday 6 July 2015, high-profile guests attended a formal reception in the Houses of Parliament hosted by Speaker of the House The Rt Hon John Bercow MP. Photos by Andrew Parsons.
The 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide was marked on Monday 6 July with a high-profile memorial service held at Westminster Abbey, London. Among those taking part are His Excellency Bakir Izetbegović, Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, The Rt. Hon. Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon GCMG CH KBE and the Grand Mufti of Bosnia and […]
Remembering Srebrenica held the 2014 Memorial Day event at Lancaster House, in London. The event was attended by dignitaries from the UK and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg met the Mothers of Srebrenica during Memorial Week in July 2014.
Srebrenica Memorial Dinner with The President of Bosnia Bakir Izetbegović, London, United Kingdom. Sunday October 27 2013. Picture by Andrew Parsons / Parsons Media Ltd
Today, we turn to the important words of #MLK, that remind us of his fight against injustice and the lessons he left us with. We remember Dr. King and his wisdom, strength, and his fight against hatred and inequality.
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”.
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our dear friend Bernard Grunberg.
Bernard escaped Nazi persecution by emigrating to England on the Kindertransport. He married in 1947, and worked as an agricultural engineer, labourer & handyman.
Seems even more important than ever to remember those who perished in this horrific #Genocide. #Hatecrime #NeverForget #Srebrenica https://t.co/4jcQ4AlpRL
Why is it important to remember the genocides of the past?
Many reasons! Because the survivors deserve to be honoured and their pain recognised and because we, collectively, must learn from the hatred that led to genocide.
By remembering, we can build a better world.