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 […]
Man has been charged with a hate crime for an alleged threat to shoot a taco truck worker over the colour of his skin. This behaviour is deplorable - we must confront hatred in all its forms and stand with those who are victims of racism and xenophobia https://t.co/kCxbdT0otj
Folks, here's the latest version of our open letter re: the @SNSDDodik regime's revisionist #Srebrenica genocide commission, w/ several new signatories. Thank you to all the colleagues who've supported this initiative. We need you to defend the truth. https://t.co/DED1l0q727
Great to hear that Oxford City Council has become the third council in the UK to adopt a definition of Islamophobia approved by politicians - let's continue to stand up to hatred and intolerance https://t.co/yXlUTFLrLF
"By understanding people's different life experiences we can develop a greater appreciation for valuing each other". Rwandan genocide survivor, Eugenie Mukeshimana, speaks at Niskayuna High School to educate students about the consequences of hatred https://t.co/yCz9Mrpd8Y
The founder of Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party has a history of anti-Muslim comments & written about "Mongoloid eyes" & "white girls mixed with demented older black men". Such attitudes are not only abhorrent, but incredibly dangerous https://t.co/LyLd04EP2R