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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Genocide: Srebrenica (28 Oct 2019)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the genocide at Srebrenica.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (21 Oct 2019)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...Minister could give some timeline for this and restate that commitment. In this same area, hate crimes have gone up atrociously. The very important anniversary is coming up in 2020 of remembering Srebrenica and the dreadful genocide that happened there 25 years ago. It is an important commemoration year. We have a valuable British Bosnian population; as a Government we have a commitment to...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (16 Oct 2019)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...ğan has already threatened to push a further 3.7 million Syrian refugees into Europe if we dare to criticise him. He says that Turkish-controlled territory will be a “safe zone”. Recall that Srebrenica was in a United Nations “safe zone” in 1995. Would you want to stay in an Erdoğan safe zone? Would the Yazidis or Christians, who have experienced one genocide, want to stay...

Scottish Parliament: Bosnia and Herzegovina (Relations) ( 9 Oct 2019)

Ben Macpherson: ...Kingdom in Edinburgh, and, last year, Ambassador Marincic attended our St Andrew’s day reception at Scotland House in London, where I met her briefly. In August 2016, the First Minister visited Srebrenica to learn at first hand about the genocide and the lives of its survivors.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Community Relations: Religion (24 Jul 2019)

Rishi Sunak: ...Interfaith Foundation Joseph Interfaith Foundation (inter-faith) 7 0 7 Near Neighbours 11-12 to 13-14 Church Urban Fund (Christian) 1500 1,710 2,150 1,882 7,242 Remembering Srebrenica Umma Help (Muslim) 333 400 400 400 1,533 Solutions not Sides One Voice Europe (inter-faith) 0 50 100 150 Strengthening Faith Institutions Fayre Share Foundation...

Persecution of Christians Overseas (18 Jul 2019)

Chris Philp: I am aware of my hon. Friend’s military service in Bosnia and the fact that he was in the country when the Srebrenica massacre of 1995 took place, and we should be mindful of those sorts of atrocities as well as the other ones we are talking about today. I also support the Bishop of Truro’s call for the Government and the UN to impose sanctions on those countries who fail to protect...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: UK Support and Funding for International Criminal Justice (17 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Hunt: ...and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. The IRMCT delivered an appeals judgment in the case of Radovan Karadžić, the former Bosnian Serb politician convicted in 2016 of genocide in Srebrenica. Karadžić's sentence, increased from 40 years to life, sends a clear message that those who commit atrocities will be held to account. The IRMCT continued to hear the retrial in the...

Religious Persecution - Motion to Take Note (11 Jul 2019)

Baroness Goldie: ..., Lady Smith, raised the matter of training. It is an interesting point and I shall ensure that that is also relayed. The noble Lords, Lord Sheikh and Lord Collins, raised the terrible events of Srebrenica. The noble Lord, Lord Collins, emphasised the importance of education. I totally agree with him. Education is a certain means of ensuring that what previous and current generations were...

Commemoration: Victims of Religious Violence - Question (10 Jul 2019)

Lord Collins of Highbury: My Lords, it is a sad fact that tomorrow, 11 July, marks the day in 1995 when more than 8,500 men and young boys were massacred in Srebrenica. Will the Minister say what we are going to do tomorrow to commemorate those victims of such a terrible crime?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (10 Jul 2019)

Ian Blackford: I must say, every time the Prime Minister speaks in Scotland, our vote goes up. Today is Srebrenica Memorial Day. I trust that everyone in this House will want to recognise the unbelievable sacrifice that so many faced. Yesterday, I met some of the survivors of genocide. We must do all we can to make sure that we call out the genocide-deniers, and that we learn the lessons from man’s...

Anti-Semitism - Motion to Take Note (20 Jun 2019)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...which stay true to this day. The next Holocaust Memorial Day marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. It also marks the 25th anniversary of the genocide of the Bosniak Muslims in Srebrenica. Only yesterday, I returned from Sarajevo, the capital of a country which is building from its past. I was very heartened by the interreligious council that I met there. There were...

International Widows Day - Question for Short Debate (19 Jun 2019)

Baroness Uddin: ...working across the globe. As a woman, I do not wish to see the international community turn a blind eye to Yazidi or Kurdish women, or the women of Palestine, Kashmir, Yemen, Afghanistan, Iraq or Srebrenica in Bosnia-Herzegovina, who are crying out for the justice and support they deserve. Noble Lords are acutely aware that many widows have young children who are dependent on them. Indeed,...

International Humanitarian Law: Protecting Civilians in Conflict — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (18 Jun 2019)

Martin Docherty: ...midst of conflict, but that inherent qualification means that we must review it in the light of changing technologies and methods of warfare. There have been elements of failure. The genocide in Srebrenica in 1995 and the genocide of the Tutsis in 1994 made it clear that we need to ask ourselves consistently how valuable and effective the framework is. In the light of the increase in...

Remembering Srebrenica Scotland (Meetings) (18 Jun 2019)

Remembering Srebrenica Scotland (Meetings)

Scottish Parliament: International Museum Day 2019 (21 May 2019)

Jenny Marra: ...national memorials, exhibitions and museums about the horrific events that happened in the 1930s and 1940s, with the lessons that humanity must never repeat those tragedies. On a recent visit to Srebrenica and Sarajevo with Remembering Srebrenica Scotland, the museums at Potocari commemorating that terrible genocide were plain to see. There is another visit there taking place at the...

Scottish Parliament: Rwandan Genocide (25th Anniversary) ( 2 May 2019)

Iain Gray: ...it should. Secondly, we must always remember genocide and the Holocaust, but we should be careful when we say, “Never again.” We let this happen in Rwanda and we let it happen, a year later, in Srebrenica in Bosnia. Instead of patting ourselves on the back for our empathy for the genocides of the past, we should ask ourselves, “On which genocides today are we turning our backs?”...

Syria (11 Mar 2019)

Alistair Burt: ...it is not an easy thing to do—that would end up at an international court. A bit like the extraordinary work of the International Commission on Missing Persons, which did so much in relation to Srebrenica and the crisis in the Balkans, making sure that the evidence is well kept and well preserved will be essential. My noble Friend made sure right from the very earliest stage of our...

Exiting the European Union (Agriculture): Antisemitism in Modern Society (20 Feb 2019)

Maria Caulfield: ...that followed, in which people of different faiths and from different communities have been tortured and murdered, whether it was in Rwanda, whether it was the Rohingya, the Yazidis, or in Srebrenica—all followed a similar pattern before genocide and holocaust took place. The warning signs are there long before the action happens. Antisemitism was clearly evident long before the...

Holocaust Memorial Day (24 Jan 2019)

Heather Wheeler: ...as Minister responsible for housing and homelessness. Home usually means a place of safety, comfort and security. As I think about the holocaust and the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda and Srebrenica, I am mindful of the thousands upon thousands of people who never saw their homes again. It is also important to note that this year is the 40th anniversary of the genocide in...

Scottish Parliament: Remembering the Holocaust (24 Jan 2019)

Stuart McMillan: ...but left her to live, you could tell that she would never get over that. At the Holocaust memorial day event on Tuesday evening, we also heard from the Very Reverend Dr Lorna Hood from Remembering Srebrenica Scotland. Dr Hood reminded everyone of the quote from the American philosopher George Santayana: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” We have heard...


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