With the UK’s Srebrenica Memorial Week coming to a close, we reflect on the hundreds of events which have taken place across the country bringing together thousands of people from all different backgrounds. These have been organised by the 1,200 Remembering Srebrenica Community Champions to mark the 23rd anniversary of the genocide in which over 8000 Bosnian Muslim […]
On the 23rd Anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, actress, filmmaker and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie has given an exclusive statement of support to Remembering Srebrenica.
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. Jun 13, 2018Andrew Tromans
In order to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, our fantastic Community Champions and volunteers have worked tirelessly to organise memorial events up and down the country to bring communities together. New events will be added each day, so please check back to see what events are taking place near you. We will […]
29 June- Educational Talk Delivered by a Community Champion- Oundle School 6 July – Civic Commemoration – Derby City Council 7 July- Talk on International Solidarity and Remembering Srebrenica- NEU, Norwich 6 July- WE ARE ONE Football tournament- Bedfordshire FA Dunstable 7 – 14 July – Photography Exhibition – St Peter’s Church, Nottingham 8 […]
Safet Vukalić was saved from a concentration camp by his mother, who said he was too young to go “with the men”. Safet came to the UK as a refugee and has courageously shared his story.
Jovan Divjak was a Commander of the Territorial Defence in Sarajevo when the war in Bosnia began. In April 1992, he stayed in Sarajevo to be part of the multi-ethnic ABiH, defending the city and its civilians.
Nusreta Sivac was of 37 women taken to the infamous Omarska camp in Prijedor, and subjected to unimaginable sexual violence. Nusreta has bravely spoken out about her experience and encouraged others to do the same.
Predrag Pašić was an international footballer before the war. When Bosnian Serb forces surrounded Sarajevo, he had the choice to leave the besieged city. Instead, he chose to stay and to set up a football school for children of all faiths and ethnicities.
Zoran Mandlbaum was one of the last people to cross the Mostar bridge before it was destroyed, whilst bringing aid to the Muslims trapped on the East bank of the city.
Elvisa Avdić was ten years old when the war broke out. Having fled to Srebrenica, she was one of the last to leave Potočari when Bosnian Serb forces took the town. Elvisa returned to Srebrenica after the war and courageously spoke out about being a child survivor of genocide.
Raised with stories of the heroism of her father, a human rights activist murdered in World War II, when war came again to Stolac, Fadila followed in his footsteps, courageously saving her Serb neighbours from the Croat soldiers.