Remembering Srebrencia

Coventry Central Library

Smithford Way CV1 1FY

Oranised by United Nations Association Coventry Branch

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Within the space of a week in July 1995, 8372 mostly Muslim men and boys were Within the space of a week in July 1995, 8372 mostly Muslim men and boys were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces in an act of genocide. The workshop will explore what happened, what lessons can be learnt and how important it is to prevent prejudice before it turns into hatred and violence.

This workshop will be run by Balbir Sohal, who has recentley returned from visiting Srebrenica and has wide expreience in teaching and training. She will also share the work of 'Remembering Srebrenica', an inituatuve if the Birmingham charity 'Ummah Help to organise UK events for the EU-designated Srebrenica Memorial Day which takes place annually on 11 July. The project's main aim is to tackle hatred and intolerance and help build a better, safer and more cohesive society for everyone by using the example of Srebrenica. This event is organised by the United Nations Association Coventry Branch on behalf of the Coventry Peace & Justice Forum.

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