Category: Survivor Stories

Senadin Selimić

My mother Mejrema, an 87-year-old lady, has spent her whole her life caring and worrying about the four of us; my two older sisters, Zerina

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Džemil Hodžić

“My brother, Amel Hodžić (left) and me (right) before the war, circa 1991. Maybe the last photo with two of us together.” My name is

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Selma Jahić

The story of this watch is very dear to me. This watch belonged to my beloved grandfather, Suljo Salko Jahić. He was not just my

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Letters from Bosnia

“Letters from Bosnia” have been written by genocide survivors and survivors of the Bosnian War exclusively for Remembering Srebrenica to mark the 25th anniversary of

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Ramiza Gurdić

Ramiza is a member of the Movement of Mothers of Srebrenica and Žepa Enclaves. She recalls those days in Srebrenica like they were hell on earth,

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The Courage to Remember: Safet Vukalić

 
Safet  Vukalić  was  saved  from  a concentration  camp  by  his  mother,  who  said  he  was  too  young  to  go  “with  the  men”.  Safet  came  to  the  UK  as  a  refugee  and  has  courageously  shared  his  story.

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The Courage to Defend: Jovan Divjak

Jovan Divjak was a Commander of the Territorial Defence in Sarajevo when the war in Bosnia began. In April 1992, he stayed in Sarajevo to be part of the multi-ethnic ABiH, defending the city and its civilians.

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