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 […]
Last year we opened the very first Virtual Exhibition on the Bosnian genocide, this year we are expanding the exhibition and building a long-lasting resource for all. Creativity allows us to express our pain, grief, and trauma in many ways and I encourage all to submit your work! https://t.co/fVtkyNAiRH
We are re-opening our Exhibition "Remnants of Genocide" and are asking for submissions on the topics of genocide, refugee displacement, and our theme "Rebuilding Lives". Submit your art, poetry, photographs, and anything else for a chance to be featured during Memorial Week!
And for accessible resources re: the genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Srebrenica, please follow the work of the @SrebrenicaMC and @SrebrenicaUK. Edina Becirevic’s “Genocide on the Drina” is also a standard reference text. /j