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…
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 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…
Ruth shares her experiences of time spent in the Balkans and her connections with Remembering Srebrenica Scotland.
Vonnie shares her reflections from a trip to Srebrenica in 2018 with Remembering Srebrenica Scotland.
Michael shares his reflections from his trip to Srebrenica with Remembering Srebrenica Scotland in 2015.
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.
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…
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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Remembering Srebrenica Scotland commemorates the Srebrenica genocide through education and events, challenging hate speech, denial and intolerance.SCIO SCO46540
Thank you, @mdelibeg and your daughter. 🇧🇦🏴
Mother and daughter reading for the Holocaust Memorial Day in Aberdeen Art Gallery last Friday. Proud of my daughter reading this powerfull entry from Zlata's Diary. Courtesy of the photographer Norman Adams from Aberdeen City Council 🕯️
Our Treasurer was in Sarajevo re-establishing relationships post- pandemic, continuing @julietadair 's work to pave the way for the restart of our Lessons of Srebrenica programme and (apparently) geeing it yaldie on the dance floor!
What an incredible honour to be asked to deliver The Immortal Memory Toast at the Caledonian Society of Bosnia in #Sarajevo. 130 guests including Ambassadors, Diplomats, the High Representative and many wonderful Bosnians. #Scotland what a Global brand! 🏴🇧🇦
I spoke of the #OrdinaryPeople who had experienced the horrors of #genocide in Bosnia in 1990s and shared the words and unimaginable suffering of Bakira, Hasan, Hatidza
Colleagues and elected members were joined earlier today by pupils from @FraserburghAcad & @PortyAcad as we marked #HolocaustMemorialDay. You can now watch a recording of the event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_v986Dir1FA
Great to see Sabina whose powerful testimony reminded us that genocide doesn't start overnight but with ordinary people who begin to dehumanise others. Great to hear politicians & young people determined to learn lessons of past. @Hello_Sabina @ScotGovFM @ChristinaSNP @HMD_UK