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.
At the age of 15, 'Mirsada' was imprisoned in a rape camp as part of the campaign of 'ethnic cleansing' taking place across Bosnia. She has shown incredible courage to survive, raise a family and now tells us her story.
"When I first came to #Sarajevo, in the early days of the siege in 1992, people looked at each other and asked: 'How could it happen here?'"
A powerful article on how an integrated society can disintegrate through disinformation, propaganda and prejudice https://t.co/5YTmZRxYdT
Each year hundreds of memorial events are organised by @SrebrenicaUK Community Champions to commemorate the Srebrenica genocide & raise awareness. On Thurs, we will celebrate the incredible work that’s taken place in London&SE at an Awards/Dinner. Join us! https://t.co/lad74c1GId
Survivor of the Siege of Sarajevo will be sharing his testimony with students across #Blackburn, #Kirklees and #Sheffield next week as part of our outreach & education programme. So far we have educated 75,000 young people on Srebrenica https://t.co/nNRyQchjJ9
A Bosnian War Veteran has turned his café into a soup kitchen serving migrants arriving in the Bosnian town of Velika Kladuša. Read more about the incredible #ActOfCourage here: https://t.co/pUH7t2rk0C