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.
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.
Please join @uniofbeds for a special book event on Thursday 1st July 17.00. Voices from Srebrenica: Survivor Narratives of the Bosnian Genocide. With Professor @AnnPetrila @UofDenver and @srebrenicahasan @srebrenicaMC. Joined by @suljagicemir1 and @alittl
May we never forget the atrocities conducted upon Bosniaks during the Balkan War in the 90s. Eliminate sexual violence in conflict. Nothing but respect for the women who find the strength to speak out. May we never let you down. https://t.co/9akmUOTBvf