Remembering Srebrenica UK Chairman, Dr Waqar Azmi OBE pays tribute to Lord Paddy Ashdown at the memorial service today at Westminster Abbey. Lord Ashdown was one of the strongest supporters and advocates for Remembering Srebrenica and the Bosnian people. At a time when few were prepared to hear about Bosnia-Herzegovina and its suffering, he repeatedly called […]
To mark Remembering Srebrenica’s 2018 theme ‘Acts of Courage’, we celebrate the ordinary people who undertook acts of extraordinary courage and stood up for their neighbours and resisted hatred. In this short video, we witness some of those inspiring stories of bravery, friendship and love.
This film features two women, Bakira Hasečić and 'Mirsada', who were both subjected to horrific ordeals at the hands of Bosnian Serb forces during their brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing, but bravely speak out to prevent anything similar from happening again.
Introducing our theme for this year: "Breaking the Silence: Gender & Genocide", this powerful short film reveals the shocking truth about women's experiences.
BBC’s flagship programme Newsnight sent a film crew out to Srebrenica last month to interview genocide Survivor, Dr Nedžad Avdić, about his experiences in 1995 and his ongoing fight for justice and truth. The powerful and emotional film includes Dr Avdić returning to the mass execution site at Petkovici Dam, where he and one other man were […]
Dr Nedžad Avdić miraculously survived a mass execution during the Srebrenica genocide in July 1995. Newsnight reports on his fight for justice and against denial of the facts.
The UK Government’s Special Envoy for Post-Holocaust Issues visited Srebrenica and heard first hand from the victims of the genocide. Here he shares his thoughts.
Bosnian survivor Kemal Pervanic reflects on dangers now facing western democracy.
This video was made by our Community Champions in Kirklees for the 21st anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica.
Participants on the 'Lessons from Srebrenica' programme from the South West region of England share their experiences of being in Bosnia and what they've learnt to take back to the UK.
Participants on this pioneering delegation speak about what they learnt in Bosnia and what they will do with that knowledge when they return to Manchester.
Watch this incredible video made by young people about forced migration, featuring the story of Safet Vukalic, who had to leave Bosnia due to the campaign of ethnic cleansing in the early 1990s.
When asked whether he accepted the genocide at Srebrenica happened, Peter Handke dismissed the question as 'empty & ignorant'. This is yet another example of the crass & deplorable conduct that reinforces how disgraceful it is to award him the Nobel prize. https://t.co/ID7y5btI4M
'He did not calculate self-preservation into his decisions & sacrificed his work & life to do what was right. The least we can do is to remember him & honour his memory'. @hikmet_karcic on Dervis Korkut who helped save the Sarajevo Haggadah from the Nazis. https://t.co/nzhTUO8hvR
In the lead up to the holidays, we are suggesting books for people looking for something Bosnia related to read over the Christmas period. Our first book is @edvulliamy's "The War is Dead: Long Live The War" - an excellent introduction to what happened in Prijedor and Srebrenica.
Educating young people is an important part of what we do. If you are a #teacher and wish to know more about how you can bring the lessons from #Srebrenica into your school, contact our @KSrebrenica for more details!
It is important that students are able to recognise how hatred in society can lead to the unthinkable - genocide. Today at @SrebrenicaUK, we are dedicating a whole day to education, and how we can better equip young people to tackle hatred and learn the lessons from Srebrenica.
26 years ago yesterday I left #Prijedor with one of my sisters and had to leave mother and my other sister behind. That day was the last time I saw my grandma. Had to leave my own home my country in the middle of #Europe in 1993 just because I am #Muslim and because I am #Bosnian