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The Aegis Trust joins institutions across the World condemning Russian war crimes in Ukraine

2022-04-12T15:29:50+01:00April 12th, 2022|Uncategorised|

In response to the reports of mass graves and acts of brutality against Ukrainian citizens by Russian armed forces, the Aegis Trust has joined Holocaust Museums from four countries - including its sister organisation, the UK National Holocaust Centre - raising their voices together to speak out. In a joint statement, the organisations condemn these [...]

Kwibuka28 commemoration starts at the Kigali Genocide Memorial

2022-04-12T15:17:57+01:00April 12th, 2022|Memorial|

As the Kigali Genocide Memorial hosts the launch of Kwibuka 28 – the 28th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi – the Aegis Trust urges people worldwide to remember with Rwanda. In a ceremony commemorating the start of the genocide, the President and First Lady of Rwanda lit the flame of remembrance at [...]

Emergency meeting on Ethnic and Religious Persecution in India

2022-03-07T12:54:59+00:00March 7th, 2022|Policy & Advocacy|

At 10.30am UK time, Wednesday 9th March, all members of the public are invited to attend an emergency meeting on ethnic and religious persecution in India, being held online by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Genocide Prevention and the APPG on Freedom of Religion or Belief. To attend, register at this link: https://www.bit.ly/IndiaMeeting A joint [...]

Sign up now to join the Aegis Trust’s Run For Peace this May

2022-03-10T09:20:19+00:00February 28th, 2022|Fundraising|

Join the Aegis Trust's Peace Runners course today Run for Peace this May to raise funds for the Aegis Trust and join our Peace Runners Course right here to learn more about the work of the Aegis Trust and Kigali Genocide Memorial, find out about the history of genocide, meet survivors and discover how the [...]

Join us live to reflect on the Balkan fall-out of Russia’s Ukraine invasion

2022-02-28T13:37:01+00:00February 28th, 2022|Policy & Advocacy|

In the first three episodes of 'Peace at Risk in Bosnia', released by Aegis in December, we explored the roots, context and potential solutions for the present crisis in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where a return to armed conflict is threatened 26 years after the Dayton Peace Accords ended war and genocide in the country. Join [...]

Weak international response to Bosnia crisis: Aljazeera Balkans interview with Aegis CEO

2022-01-18T19:27:30+00:00January 18th, 2022|Uncategorised|

The following is an English translation of an interview conducted with Aegis CEO Dr James Smith by Ibrahim Sofić for Aljazeera Balkans, first published by Aljazeera in BHS here. Ibrahim Sofić: Nationalism, separatism, fascism and other "isms" are very present in BiH and for many the situation is very similar to that of the 1990s. [...]

How your voice could protect peace at risk in Bosnia

2021-12-17T16:08:41+00:00December 16th, 2021|Policy & Advocacy|

"Now is the time to act. Not in six months, because we will be at war." With this stark warning about the danger of a return to armed conflict in Bosnia, Emir Suljagić - Director of the Srebrenica Genocide Memorial Center - opens the Aegis Trust's new 3-part podcast series 'Peace at risk in Bosnia’. [...]

A partnership to make change in Zambia

2021-11-26T06:12:40+00:00November 25th, 2021|Outreach|

The Aegis Trust, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) South Africa have partnered with the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) to run a 3-day ‘train the trainer’ Change Makers Programme for 25 leaders and educators in Zambia. Here are videos from DAY ONE and DAY TWO of the training, which show how greatly [...]

Aegis Trust and Srebrenica Genocide Memorial to partner in the fight against Genocide Denial 

2021-11-26T06:52:22+00:00November 24th, 2021|Policy & Advocacy|

The Aegis Trust and Srebrenica Genocide Memorial Centre have formalised a partnership for remembrance, education and the fight against genocide denial with announcement of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) building on their existing informal partnership.  The announcement was made on Sunday 21st November, the 26th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords which ended the Bosnian War, [...]

Bosnia: 26 years after Dayton, Srebrenica Memorial Director predicts war, calls for prevention

2021-11-21T15:17:04+00:00November 21st, 2021|Outreach|

In a powerful interview marking the 26th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords which ended the Bosnian War (see https://youtu.be/XPlGwwKfXNU), Dr Emir Suljagić – Director of the Srebrenica Genocide Memorial Centre in Bosnia Herzegovina – predicts the country’s return to war in six months if there is no international intervention to stop reestablishment of the [...]