Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages Dr Alasdair Allan MSP has launched Remembering Srebrenica’s free education pack that will allow teachers across the country to prepare thought-provoking lessons and help their students learn the lessons from the Srebrenica genocide.
In September 2015, high-profile figures from Scottish public life travelled to Bosnia & Herzegovina with our 'Lessons from Srebrenica' educational visits programme to witness at first-hand the testimony of survivors and Mothers who lost loved ones in the Srebrenica genocide.
A group of high-profile figures from Scottish public life visited Srebrenica to learn how lessons from the worst atrocity on European soil since World War Two can be used in Scotland to help create better, safer and stronger communities.
Young members of the Church of Scotland (CofS) raised more than £1,000 for Remembering Srebrenica Scotland after their new leader was moved by the testimony of a woman who lost her brother in the genocide.
Two leading figures from Scottish public life have contributed messages of support to Remembering Srebrenica.
‘The Fog of Srebrenica’ is a new 60-minute film by Edinburgh-based film-maker Samir Mehanović. It portrays the long-term impact of the genocide through a series of interviews with men and women, whose lives were altered forever during those days. The film tells the story of the extraordinary men and women who survived the genocide and raises serious […]
This year’s 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide was marked with a high-profile memorial service in St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, addressed by Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Bosnians living in Scotland are being urged to step forward and play a full part in this year’s 20th anniversary commemorations of the Srebrenica genocide.
High-profile visitors from Scotland share their thoughts on Srebrenica with TV viewers across Balkans
Four mothers who lost husbands, brothers and sons in the Srebrenica genocide have told their stories to a group of high-profile delegates from Scotland – giving them a glimpse into the horror of the atrocity in its 20th anniversary year.
David Pratt, Foreign Editor of the Sunday Herald, reflects on his visit to Srebrenica.
Nazi horror didn’t start with Auschwitz.
It started with words...
...with the dehumanizing of minority groups.
Once they were seen as less than human, anything could be done to them.
If you’re waiting for another Auschwitz before you speak up, you’re leaving it too late.
Former delegates @Amy0240095, @CoachJasmine
and @SarahRG87 taught themselves interviewing and audio production to create 26 podcasts as part of our commemoration media. You can see them all here: https://t.co/sbx8pA7MEl Please listen.
More coverage of #srebrenica25 from @broadcastscot and @KennyMcBride77 #scotlandremembers
And in two of the hardest shows I've ever been part of, we have discussed the Holocaust and the Srebenica Genocide with @srebrenicahasan, @IkaFerrerGotic and @revlornascot. https://t.co/IzsHe1soJ1
On @SrebrenicaStor1 today we speak with @AlmasaSalihovic about her experiences of growing up in Bosnia during the war.
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