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.
Please join @uniofbeds for a special book event on Thursday 1st July 17.00. Voices from Srebrenica: Survivor Narratives of the Bosnian Genocide. With Professor @AnnPetrila @UofDenver and @srebrenicahasan @srebrenicaMC. Joined by @suljagicemir1 and @alittl
May we never forget the atrocities conducted upon Bosniaks during the Balkan War in the 90s. Eliminate sexual violence in conflict. Nothing but respect for the women who find the strength to speak out. May we never let you down. https://t.co/9akmUOTBvf