Nusreta Sivac was of 37 women taken to the infamous Omarska camp in Prijedor, and subjected to unimaginable sexual violence. Nusreta has bravely spoken out about her experience and encouraged others to do the same.
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.
Katie Parker reflects on the effect going to Bosnia has had on her life and what she and our other champions have achieved in Manchester. I attended my first delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014, as alumni of the Manchester Uprising Programme. I had never visited Bosnia before and I knew very little about the […]
I feel there is no greater honour than this: the British Bosnian community hosting dinner today to honour & thank @SrebrenicaUK volunteers & staff for keeping the memory alive & helping to create more cohesive society. Thankyou @bhuknetwork & His Excellency Ambassdor @VanjaFil76 https://t.co/D5HQGLhFWP
'Every July, journalists go to Srebrenica for the anniversary of the genocide, but no one comes to Jezevac to see how the survivors of that genocide live now'. The heartbreaking story of families still living in refugee camps two decades later https://t.co/XrUCntSF2Z.
The @SrebrenicaUK North West Awards Dinner will be taking place on Thursday 27th February to recognise the outstanding work of community champions in the region. Tickets are available here: https://t.co/04NOTHFIYI & you can vote for a nominee by clicking: https://t.co/n5zgZuRMFr.