At the age of 15, 'Mirsada' was imprisoned in a rape camp as part of the campaign of 'ethnic cleansing' taking place across Bosnia. She has shown incredible courage to survive, raise a family and now tells us her story.
Una Srabović-Ryan is a British Bosnian whose biological father was killed in the Srebrenica genocide. She was adopted at 6 months and moved with her adoptive family at the age of 5 to the UK. In 2016 she went to Australia to meet her biological mother. It was during her time there that she learnt of her father’s name and saw his picture for the first time.
Breaking the Silence: Bosnia and Beyond brought together a panel of experts on violence against women to consider how we can learn from our collective dark past. This talk was recorded to be shown at the event in Gloucester in July 2016. All the names in the talk have been changed.
The UN court has extended Jovica Stanišić’s provisional release from custody in The Hague until April 2020 because the former Serbian Security Service chief, who is on trial for war crimes in Bosnia and Croatia, remains ill.
On 21 November @RemSrebScot Trustee and former forensic technician, Robert McNeil MBE will give a talk at the Memorium Nuremberg Trials museum @museen_nbg about his work and the importance of forensic evidence for international courts.
Don't miss out: https://t.co/gBKCa0T1RO
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💭 Brainstorming session! We’re starting to plan our memorial week activities across London & South East for the #Srebrenica 25th anniversary commemorations next July. Let us know any ideas for events you’d like to see take place or think about holding your own memorial event💡💡