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 […]
Future leaders travelled to Srebrenica as part of Remembering Srebrenica's new 'Future Leaders in Schools' initiative
A group from Gloucestershire has travelled to Bosnia to learn lessons from the genocide to tackle the rise of hatred and intolerance in the county.
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.
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.
Prominent Scots will be visiting Potocari Memorial Centre to hear from survivors of the genocide first hand about what happened, taking the lessons back to their communities.
The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, yesterday visited the site of the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War with Remembering Srebrenica
The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon will today visit Srebrenica, the site of the worst atrocity on European soil since World War Two.
Remembering Srebrenica is taking an interfaith “Lessons from Srebrenica” delegation to Bosnia this week to learn how lessons from the worst atrocity on European soil since World War Two can be used to help create a better, safer and stronger society in Northern Ireland. The delegation is the first from Northern Ireland and will be […]
This year is the 21st anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide and the United Kingdom’s Srebrenica Memorial Week runs from Sunday 10 July to Sunday 17 July 2016. Our theme to mark this milestone anniversary is ’21: Coming of age – time to act’.
A group of students and academics from the University of Bedfordshire and other UK universities travelled to Bosnia & Herzegovina on our 'Lessons from Srebrenica' programme of educational visits.
Very pleased to highlight the importance of @SrebrenicaUK in Parliament yesterday and the forthcoming 25th commemoration. Thank you to Remembering Srebrenica ensuring we never forget.
Ratko Mladić is in UN custody pending appeals against the Nov 2017 trial judgment jailing him for life for war crimes inc. the #Srebrenica genocide.
A status conference is listed Jan 2020 where his lawyers are again expected to raise his declining health.
Tone deaf: Swedish Academy defends Peter Handke's controversial Nobel win.
“In 50 years ... Peter Handke, just like Beckett, will be among the most obvious choices the Swedish Academy ever made, of that I am certain,”
UK Hate Crime:
1. REPORT it to STOP it. Dial 101 or, in an emergency, 999
2. THREE QUARTERS of Hate Crimes are racist, up 11% year on year.
3. Hate Crimes around religion increased by another 3%.
Full report at https://t.co/7iG0K6E5cS