Remembering Serbenica - 25th Anniversary

July 11 2020 marked the 25th Anniversary of the Genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia in 1995

While Covid-19 restrictions curtailed Commemorative events this year,
we uploaded these messages and stories relating to the events in Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzgovina during July 11th-22nd

 

A message from the Mayor of Oldham, Ginny Alexander, reflecting the theme of the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

A video featuring the words of the late John Lewis  - American civil rights campaigner on the subject of speaking out against injustice, which connects the theme "Every Action Matters" directly with the subject of our discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement.

25 years on.. Considering the failure to respond by the international community at the time, via the words of the late Kofi Annan - Sec General of the UN 1997-2006 and Holocaust survivor Elie Wessel

Shamim Miah shares his thoughts on the implications of the event and the journey taken by young people from Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths from Oldham to Srebrenica & Auschwitz as part of the project named "Leading to Respect"

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