We are absolutely disgusted that a bag of pig entrails was left at the Srebrenica genocide memorial on Orthodox Christmas Eve followed by the singing of fascist songs. This stands in contrast with the true meaning of Christmas, being that of love and unity. This vile, Islamophobic behaviour is not an isolated event, but comes […]
On 25th November, Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth officially opened ‘Bosnia House’ in Birmingham – the national Bosnian community centre that serves more than 10,000 Bosnians living in the UK. This was a historic moment for a community that survived genocide and ethnic cleansing in Europe and found refuge in the UK. Over […]
Yasmin Qureshi MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Srebrenica Commemoration and a Shadow Justice Minister travelled to Srebrenica this week to hear first-hand from genocide survivors and meet with officials in the Bosnia-Herzegovina to discuss commemoration and reconciliation. Commenting on her visit to Srebrenica, Yasmin said: “The lessons from Srebrenica are so […]
Parliamentarians from all parties gathered at the House of Lords on 6 February for the launch Remembering Srebrenica’s theme to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. The theme, “Acts of Courage” pays tribute to the ordinary Bosnians who took great risks to protect others during the conflict in the 1990s. Lord Bourne of […]
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
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.
In October 2015 a delegation of artists from London Collective YouPress went out to Bosnia on the Lessons from Srebrenica programme. This video documents their journey and features interview footage with our Bosnian in-country Coordinator, Resad Trbonja.
Children at schools in Berkshire will get the opportunity to hear first-hand testimony from a survivor of the Srebrenica genocide next week.
The You Press collective group of artists were deeply inspired by Srebrenica to create work about human rights and war, with many pieces drawn from survivors’ accounts of the genocide in Bosnia. This event featured performances of this work and drew a diverse crowd to learn more about Srebrenica.
It is impossible to understand genocide in numbers alone, but with every name there is the story of a loved one buried in Potočari. By bearing witness to these stories we can truly learn the lessons from Srebrenica. @SrebrenicaUK
The strength and courage of the Mothers of Srebrenica is inspirational. These women who lost their families to genocide have tirelessly fought for their loved ones and to build a community without hate. @SrebrenicaUK
Through the Creative Youth Minds project, @ymcans led a Stoke delegation to #Srebrenica to learn of the genocide in 1995.
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#OnThisDay 2003 fmr POTUS @BillClinton opens Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial & Cemetery:
"I hope #Srebrenica will remind every child that pride in our own religious & ethnic heritage does not require or permit us to dehumanize or kill those who are different"
V glad to be accompanying @SrebrenicaUK in Bosnia. Above Sarajevo you get a sense of its vulnerability during its long siege. Building middle left is Vijećnica, City Hall, set ablaze in Aug ‘92 with the destruction of 90% of National Library’s collections.