Category: Srebenica Memorial

WOMEN’S DELEGATION TO SREBRENICA – Day 4

Sarajevo – Talk by our host, Resad Trbonja and Shopping tour of the city First thing in the morning we had a talk by our host Resad. He shared his poignant world with us living through the war in his youth. We found it listening to him fascinating and humbling.   Quotes by Resad: “ We…




WOMEN’S DELEGATION TO SREBRENICA – Day 3

Visit to Potocari Memorial Centre This is the day I was especially looking forward to, time to visit and pay our respect to the victims of the Bosnian genocide where over 8000 men and young boys were massacred over three days in and around Srebrenica. On the way we passed gorgeous countryside mountains and rivers, coated…




WOMEN’S DELEGATION TO SREBRENICA – Day 2

Medica Zenica On the second day we had the privilege of visiting Medica Zenica, a women therapy center for survivors of war and rape victims and meeting the wonderful Director, Dr. Sabiha Husić who manages this very special place. The NGOs we met with are very prominent organizations that work with women victims of war trauma and…




SREBRENICA MEMORIAL SPEAKERS

We watched a moving video describing the death of over 8000 young boys and men, and the pain of the mothers and wives left behind.   REMEMBERING SREBRENICA  Civic Remembrance Service In Commemoration of Srebrenica Memorial Day Monday 6th July Manchester Cathedral   The speakers were from all faiths and backgrounds, and included Rev.Roger Govender,…




SREBRENICA MEMORIAL DAY MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL

I attended a moving Civic Remembrance Service in Commemoration of Srebrenica Memorial Day at Manchester Cathedral. All around the UK there are many of these ceremonies this week, and I will attend another one at the British Muslim Heritage Centre on July 9th.  The Bosnian Genocide In July 1995, General Ratko Mladic and his Serbian paramilitary units…