Category: News

Scotland first: School pupils learn about the Bosnian genocide through powerful theatre 

Schools in Scotland will be the first to take part in a new theatre in education programme about the Bosnian genocide this week (w/c 18 Sept). ‘Inseparable: Lessons from a nation divided’ is a powerful piece set in the modern day, which explores adult themes of war crimes and violence through the eyes of three…


Voices from the Drina

This September will see the launch of the new educational resource, Voices from the Drina, funded and hosted by Remembering Srebrenica Scotland.Voices from the Drina is a genocide education project founded by Bosnian Genocide researcher, Georgio Konstandi. Through collating testimonies from survivors of the genocide which was committed by Serb forces in Bosnia’s Drina Valley,…


Remembering Srebrenica Scotland launches new free schools programme

Remembering Srebrenica Scotland is proud to launch an exciting new schools programme, working towards its aim of commemorating the Srebrenica Genocide and promoting community cohesion and tolerance in Scotland, and beyond. Funded by the Gordon Cook Foundation, ‘Inseparable: Lessons from a country divided’ is a unique educational theatre experience, built upon learning from the conflict…


White Armband Day 2023- Aberdeen

Join with Remembering Srebrenica Scotland and Officers and elected members of Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Interfaith Aberdeen at 6pm on Wednesday 31st May at the Seven Incorporated Trades Of Aberdeen, Trinity Hall, Aberdeen to remember White Armband Day and the events in Prijedor which are commemorated by Bosnian communities around the world. We…


Delegations Up and Running Again

After a break for CVID19, our delegations are up and running again taking a broad section of Scots to Bosnia for the Lessons of Srebrenica programme. These delegations have been focused on supporting our schools programme which is working hard to tackling hate by supplying high quality, educational materials and an exciting new package for…


White Armband Day

Monday 31st May 2021 is White Armband Day. Why not wear one and when people ask…..


Saved by a stranger

A beautiful documentary featuring Clare Findlay, who took in 21 refugee children – many of whom she was told were orphans – from war torn Bosnia. The local community in Elgin, Scotland rallied round to welcome them, but it was only when international schoolgirl Petra came to translate that the children were able to properly…


Donate by Shopping

Remembering Srebrenica (Scotland) is a registered partner in the Amazon Smile project. Simply use the this link https://srebrenica.scot/smile/ before you checkout and the online retailer will make a small donation to the charity. Everything is the same, your membership status, offers, deals, vouchers, stored details and shopping basket will show in the smile site. It is…


25th Anniversary Address

Our Chair Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood OBE, talks about the work of Remembering Srebrenica Scotland in confronting hate speech through education, delegations and memorials.


Obituary – Alan Witcutt (06.06.1930-19.05.2020)

We are sad to advise of the death of our friend and supporter Alan Witcutt. Alan had a long connection with Bosnia having been an aid volunteer there during the war. In 1993 his wife Christine Witcutt was killed by a sniper as their convoy left Sarajevo. Alan dedicated his life to raising awareness of…