“My brother, Amel Hodžić (left) and me (right) before the war, circa 1991. Maybe the last photo with two of us together.” My name is Džemil and I was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1983. I remember how life was, a simple, worriless and carefree adventure, it was as if nothing really mattered. […]
Day 1: Conflict Memory & Education - a 10 day programme of conversations including @PaulJReilly @decenteredmedia @ksadique1 @pv11Panos @Combat_Films @VinceBevan @leicsparta @robtmcneil @srebrenicahasan #ConflictMemory https://t.co/BWFhHI32oF
#OTD in 1993, Srdjan Aleksić intervened when he saw fellow Serbian soldiers beating his Bosniak Muslim neighbour, Alen Glavović. Sadly, because he intervened the soldiers then turned on him, leaving him so badly beaten that he fell into a coma. His heroic act saved Alen’s life.