At dawn, that July 8th, it was thundering somewhere in the woods loud enough to wake us. That is when I moved to my shelter, next to the freezer, where the thickest wall was. During those few days, we ran so many times towards that thick wall in the house, and while running we used […]
“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. […]
The story of this watch is very dear to me. This watch belonged to my beloved grandfather, Suljo Salko Jahić. He was not just my grandfather but more like my second father. During the war from 1992 to 1995, we, my mother my little brother and I lived separated from my father for four years. […]
Amra Dautović came to the UK as a child refugee during the Bosnian War. Arriving to the country without speaking a word of English she now has a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice, as well as a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology. Amra is now the Managing Director of the My Time Richmond Fellowship Division and has won several awards for her efforts and contribution to Mental Health work. Although she says her biggest achievement is her family, especially her two young children that she hopes to raise with knowledge and pride of their family heritage and origin. This is her story.
This account is provided by a Survivor who wishes to remain anonymous. What was experienced in Bosnia during 1992-1995 is something that I hope will never happen again and that is why I share my story with you. I want to share what happened to me so that I can help educate people on what […]
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.
This year is the 21st anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide and the United Kingdom’s Srebrenica Memorial Week runs from Sunday 10 July to Sunday 17 July 2016. Our theme to mark this milestone anniversary is ’21: Coming of age – time to act’.
A group of students and academics from the University of Bedfordshire and other UK universities travelled to Bosnia & Herzegovina on our 'Lessons from Srebrenica' programme of educational visits.
Pupils at a London school have been working with 15 other schools around the globe to help raise awareness about genocides since the Holocaust, following their meeting with a Srebrenica survivor earlier this year.
Some 20 community activists from across England travelled to Bosnia & Herzegovina in December 2015 on our 'Lessons from Srebrenica' visits programme.
Two leading figures from Scottish public life have contributed messages of support to Remembering Srebrenica.
Remembering Srebrenica ambassador Simon Callow CBE has contributed a powerful and personal message of support following Srebrenica Memorial Week.
😔 💔 keep educating yourself and your children 👶🏻 🙏🏻❤️
“Letters from Bosnia” revisited - one of the survivor stories telling of loss and hope, trauma and healing, love and perseverance.
This is why #WeRemember and look to help with #RebuildingLives
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Please join @uniofbeds for a special book event on Thursday 1st July 17.00. Voices from Srebrenica: Survivor Narratives of the Bosnian Genocide. With Professor @AnnPetrila @UofDenver and @srebrenicahasan @srebrenicaMC. Joined by @suljagicemir1 and @alittl
May we never forget the atrocities conducted upon Bosniaks during the Balkan War in the 90s. Eliminate sexual violence in conflict. Nothing but respect for the women who find the strength to speak out. May we never let you down. https://t.co/9akmUOTBvf