Bakira Hasečić, a survivor of ethnic cleansing from Višegrad in Bosnia-Herzgovina was presented with an honorary doctorate from Glasgow Caledonian University. This honour was bestowed on Bakira Hasečić in recognition of Bakira’s efforts as a human rights advocate and unifying force for victims of wartime sexual violence. Bakira was presented the award by the recently […]
Memorial events can be enhanced with the reading of suitable prayers and poems. Music can also play an important part in procedings. Here you will find examples that can be used in your memorial event. Srebrenica Maestro Emir Nuhanović has composed a beautiful piece of music for us to commemorate the Srebrenica genocide. Emir […]
Chair – Dr Helen Connolly Dr Helen Connolly is an academic at the University of Bedfordshire where she is the programme leader in sociology. She lectures in human rights, international criminal law and contemporary forced migration. Her approach to teaching incorporates critical education for democracy, social justice and transformative experiential learning. Her teaching interests and approaches dovetail with the […]
Every day this week, we will be suggesting books for people looking for something Bosnia-related to read over the Christmas period. Next is Bosnia: A Short History - a brilliant work of history which set the terrible war in the Balkans in its full historical and political context
'The world will judge their claim of no genocide with evidence. A thief never admits he is a thief, but justice can be delivered through evidence'. Chair of the Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights hits back at claims by Aung San Suu Kyi https://t.co/AVU6agztn8.
In the lead up to the holidays, we are suggesting books for people looking for something Bosnia related to read over the Christmas period. A moving depiction of life and death during the siege of Sarajevo.
"I was proud of the Swedish Academy, but all I feel now is shame and guilt'. The words of the journalist Christina Doctare who has returned her 1988 Nobel Prize in protest against the decision to honour Peter Handke with the literature prize https://t.co/74pmtUtnS8.