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 […]
If we want to prevent what happend in Srebrenica but also in the whole Bosnia from happening again, we must talk about it and not to allow the voice of those who are not concerned about it, to be stronger than ours. @SrebrenicaUK @katewilliamsedu @messageheard
Remembering Srebrenica UK and Message Heard have launched “Untold Killing” a 6-episode podcast exploring what transpired in July 1995 where more than 8,000 Bosniaks were murdered in Srebrenica. Genocide survivors, academics, experts, & individuals from the ICTY lend their voices.
“Untold Killing” Webinar to mark the launch of the first serialised podcast on the genocide in Srebrenica is live now. Join the conversation as we discuss the importance of storytelling in combining genocide denialism. Watch now: https://t.co/z47FPwARdy