It probably wouldn’t be stretching the truth to state that Dr Ilijaz Pilav was the last man to leave Srebrenica. Forcing his injured patients into the care of unwilling UN staff, the doctor ran back to the post office to make a last ditch attempt to radio Sarajevo for help. As he raced across the […]
Amra Dautović came to the UK as a child refugee during the Bosnian War. Arriving to the country without speaking a word of English she now has a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice, as well as a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology. Amra is now the Managing Director of the My Time Richmond Fellowship Division and has won several awards for her efforts and contribution to Mental Health work. Although she says her biggest achievement is her family, especially her two young children that she hopes to raise with knowledge and pride of their family heritage and origin. This is her story.
Una Srabović-Ryan is a British Bosnian whose biological father was killed in the Srebrenica genocide. She was adopted at 6 months and moved with her adoptive family at the age of 5 to the UK. In 2016 she went to Australia to meet her biological mother. It was during her time there that she learnt of her father’s name and saw his picture for the first time.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal represents the UK in Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Complex on 11 July - Srebrenica Memorial Day.
First Minister for Scotland
A message of support from the leaders of Northern Ireland's five main political parties.
Actress, filmmaker and humanitarian
The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon will today visit Srebrenica, the site of the worst atrocity on European soil since World War Two.
Tomorrow marks an important day in the fight for justice for the victims of Srebrenica and other atrocities committed during the Bosnian war, with the verdict in the trial of Radovan Karadžić due to be handed down by the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) .
A group of Manchester girls joined Remembering Srebrenica to spread a message of peace, love and hope this Christmas by helping to design the charity’s seasonal greetings card.
Pupils at a London school have been working with 15 other schools around the globe to help raise awareness about genocides since the Holocaust, following their meeting with a Srebrenica survivor earlier this year.
Some 20 community activists from across England travelled to Bosnia & Herzegovina in December 2015 on our 'Lessons from Srebrenica' visits programme.
"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!