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Scotland is the “coolest nation on Earth”, Bosnian N1 Journalist, Ika Ferrer Gotic

Our Secretary David Hamilton was interviewed by N1 Journalist Ika Ferrer Gotić after she returned home from Glasgow COP26. In the chat that followed Ika shared her affection for Scotland after meeting so many kind Scots.This was picked up by Scottish media and shared by thousands of her new Scottish Twitter fans.Ika has also interviewed…

First Minister’s 25th Anniversary Video message

  On this 11th July 2020, 25 years since over 8000 men and boys were murdered and countless women subject to sexual violence and rape, Scotland’s First Minister, NicolaSturgeon, has sent this video message. #srebrenica25 #scotlandremembers

First Minister leads commemorations to mark 25th Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has led commemorations in Scotland to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. Tomorrow, Saturday July 11, is a quarter of a century since the greatest atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. The charity Remembering Srebrenica Scotland is holding a series of virtual events to spread the…

Srebrenica Stories 14: Ruth Davidson MSP

Ruth shares her experiences of time spent in the Balkans and her connections with Remembering Srebrenica Scotland.

Srebrenia Stories 8: Vonnie Sandlan, Equality and Human Rights Commission

Vonnie shares her reflections from a trip to Srebrenica in 2018 with Remembering Srebrenica Scotland. 

Srebrenica Stories 6: Michael Russell MSP

Michael shares his reflections from his trip to Srebrenica with Remembering Srebrenica Scotland in 2015.  

Hasan Hasanovic on planting seeds of hope

In January 2020, Srebrenica survivor and friend to RSS, Hasan Hasanovic, came to Scotland to work with Interfaith groups.  He also made a number of school visits and during one of these, Eva, a young film maker from Dollar Academy made this short video with him.  

Church of Scotland publishes Prayer for Srebrenica

Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, Moderator of the General Assembly, said he hoped that reflecting on the Srebrenica massacre will help improve understanding of what can happen when intolerance and prejudice takes hold. Srebrenica–Potočari Memorial and Cemetery. He has written a special prayer to remember the atrocity in Bosnia which he hopes will be read out…

Painting Life After Death

A film by Michael Hough and Emma Sanders on the art of our Vice Chair Robert McNeil MBE, a Forensic Specialist who worked in Bosnia and gifted Artist who painted about it later.

“We hope that those seeing the film will feel enriched by seeing and hearing the experience of one man who discovered, through painting, a way of speaking out for those who suffered and who continue to suffer as a result of the Srebrenica atrocities. It will demonstrate one man’s journey to rediscover the power of art and how he continues to make a contribution through his art, to those who still suffer in some way.”

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