Hatidža Mehmedović was born in the area surrounding Srebrenica in 1952. Before the genocide, she lived her entire life in Srebrenica, where she had married her childhood friend, Abdullah, and had two sons, Azmir and Almir. Hatidža and Abdullah built their home in Srebrenica and lived a simple life as a family before the war […]
It is with deep sadness that Remembering Srebrenica announces the death of Mother of Srebrenica, Hatidža Mehmedović. Hatidža was the beating heart of Remembering Srebrenica since the very start of the charity, speaking to hundreds of delegates over the years and bravely sharing her story to ensure the memory of her children lived on. […]
Hatidža lost her husband and two sons in the Srebrenica genocide. With other civilians, she tried to find protection in the UN base at Potočari, only to find that troops led by Ratko Mladić had taken over and begun days of killing and torture. Here, she explains why it is important that we remember what […]
Today we marked 29 years since the first killings in and around Srebrenica, when 27 houses were burnt down, 30 people killed, 12 of which were burnt, and 30 more killed in the villages around Srebrenica.
We did not forget!
Extremely upsetting to see that Peter Handke, who was awarded the Nobel Literature Prize despite his genocide denialism of the Bosnian genocide, is being honoured by Serb leadership in the same place where the brutal genocide of Bosniak Muslim was enacted.