Remembering Srebrenica Memorial Event 2021: Rebuilding Lives

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Join us for our annual Remember Srebrenica 2021 Memorial event. We join schools and our partners in commemorating the genocide in Bosnia.

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Join us for our annual Remember Srebrenica 2021 Memorial event commemorating the genocide in Bosnia, where over 8,000 men and young boys were massacred.

This year’s theme is Rebuilding Lives . We’re delighted to host students , teachers and heads from schools and colleges who will take part in the discussion about the Bosnian genocide, and importance of education in promoting harmony . Students and teachers will also consider what actions should be taken to avoid such atrocities happening in the future..

We are delighted to host two Bosnian survivors Mubera Sofich and Al Din Zilic, who will speak about their experience of Bosnian war and how they have rebuild their lives as refugees.

This event is hosted in partnership with: We Stand Together, Faith Network 4 Manchester and the following schools and colleges.

1. Levenshulme High School for Girls, Manchester

2. Loreto College, Manchester

3. Canon Slade 6th Form College, Bolton

4. Manchester Health Academy School

5. Manchester Islamic Grammar School for Girls

The event is Hosted by Neil Johnson & Donna Johnson, Co-Headteacher of Levenshulme High School for Girls.

Welcome by Kadija Ollow, Faith Network 4 Manchester Administrator

Chief Guest; Diane Dawkins, High Sheriff of Greater Manchester.

Others guests include:

Sir Peter Fahy, Chair of We Stand Together charity

Elinor Chohan MBE DL, ( Chair of NW Remember Srebrenica)

Mubera Sofich, Bosnian survivor, Bolton

Al Din Zilic, Bosnian young survivor and teacher at Manchester Health Academy School

Jonny Wineberg; Operation Director, We Stand Together.

Qaisra Shahraz MBE FRSA: Executive Director of MACFEST

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Region - West Midlands

Organiser Name - MACFEST, We Stand Together & Faith Network 4 Manchester

Name of Organisation - MACFEST, We Stand Together & Faith Network 4 Manchester

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12-07-2021 / 18:00 to


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