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.
Today, we turn to the important words of #MLK, that remind us of his fight against injustice and the lessons he left us with. We remember Dr. King and his wisdom, strength, and his fight against hatred and inequality.
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”.
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our dear friend Bernard Grunberg.
Bernard escaped Nazi persecution by emigrating to England on the Kindertransport. He married in 1947, and worked as an agricultural engineer, labourer & handyman.
Seems even more important than ever to remember those who perished in this horrific #Genocide. #Hatecrime #NeverForget #Srebrenica https://t.co/4jcQ4AlpRL
Why is it important to remember the genocides of the past?
Many reasons! Because the survivors deserve to be honoured and their pain recognised and because we, collectively, must learn from the hatred that led to genocide.
By remembering, we can build a better world.