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 […]
Love seeing all the connections which are made through the work of @SrebrenicaUK. Truly bringing people together in a meaningful way through a shared passion. Nothing like sharing food and celebrating others to build friendships 💕
A fantastic evening celebrating our incredible Community Champions in London last night. Over 150 memorial events took place in Memorial Week alone in the city. So many connections made to build friendships across communities. Thank you to all who joined us!
Huge congratulations to @PeoplesPalaceUK & all of the other amazing winners of tonight's #SrebrenicaAwards! It's truly inspiring to hear the many different ways that #volunteers are sharing the lessons of Srebrenica with their community. @SrebrenicaUK
@SrebrenicaUK Thanks for a wonderful, inspiring evening in great company at the London Awards dinner. Always a pleasure & an honour @DMUVC @DMU_CCJ is committed through education & social action to prevent hatred & intolerance & to support global peace #UNSDG16