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 […]
"The worst crimes in and around Gorazde were committed after the town was declared a ‘safe zone’ under United Nations Security Council Resolution 824 on May 6, 1993."
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Several of our education & #CPD HGP partners, @UCL_Holocaust @HMD_UK @FoundIshami @mostmiraproject @HolocaustUK @AnneFrankTrust @SrebrenicaUK @WagingPeaceUK are, due to COVID-19 limited in their usual outreach etc. But each have incredibly rich websites & twitter to explore. RT
Our theme for this year, in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica Memorial Day, is #EveryActionMatters. Even though many of us are stuck inside, there are still many ways to participate and help raise awareness. This is the way we fight genocide denial and revisionism.