Mark Viner co-ordinated the radiography team assisting the forensic investigations of mass graves in Bosnia for seven years. In that time he helped uncover vital evidence to convict those who perpetrated the atrocities in Srebrenica, but also developed techniques that would help in many other disasters across the world. He returned to Srebrenica to learn more about the context and the people in October 2016 and shares his story here.
Alison Anderson MBE left a young family behind in order to travel out to Bosnia and help with the forensic work to identify victims' bodies from mass graves and collect evidence to convict war criminals. She returned in 2016 to learn more about the country and the survivors of the genocide and wrote this piece for us about it.
Robert McNeil writes about his journey of realisation about the tragedy of the genocide in Srebrenica and what we can learn from it. In 1996 I was asked by the war crimes tribunal in The Hague (ICTY) in my capacity as a forensic technician to join the first of many international forensic teams to gather […]
Don’t forget to sign up if you have not already for this important event. The event will feature three child survivors from the areas of Srebrenica, Prijedor, and Sarajevo discussing their experiences of war and genocide, followed by a Q&A.
The use of dehumanising language, particularly by political leaders, has been identified as one the 10 steps to genocide. This article by @suljagicemir1 explores how it played a crucial role in the build-up to the genocide in Bosnia. https://t.co/IHfQ1alYP0
As this year's #HateCrimeAwarenessWeek comes to an end, RSUK Chairman @_waqarazmi reflects on the importance of standing up to hatred and reporting hate crime incidents to build stronger communities. Read his important words below.
Mr Lawrence had a fantastic conversation with @SmajoBeso this morning and heard all about the amazing work that Smajo is doing to raise awareness of the Bosnian Genocide in schools in Newcastle. Thank you and congratulations! @SrebrenicaUK