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, 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 [...]

A Bosnia-Rwanda Conversation: Quo Vadis Post Genocide?

2021-11-11T14:10:08+00:00November 11th, 2021|Events|

Join us on Sunday November 21st - the 26th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords which ended the Bosnian war - as genocide survivors from Rwanda and Bosnia take part in a live discussion about ‘Quo Vadis, Aida?’. Set during the fall of Srebrenica, this 2021 film tells the story of a translator for UN [...]

One year on: the Ethiopian Crisis and international response

2021-11-04T09:26:52+00:00November 4th, 2021|APPG Genocide Prevention|

Today Thursday November 4th, join Fleur Anderson MP, Chair of the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, as she moderates a panel discussion bringing together experts to consider the international response to a year of conflict in Ethiopia. REGISTER NOW Who you'll hear from: The panel will feature [...]

Swedish exhibition fighting antisemitism unveiled at Kigali Genocide Memorial

2021-10-11T15:10:35+01:00October 11th, 2021|Memorial|

On Monday 11th October, the Embassy of Sweden in Rwanda and the Aegis Trust will unveil a new temporary exhibition at the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Open to the public for one week only, ‘Remember ReAct’ presents both Swedish and international efforts for Holocaust remembrance and the fight against antisemitism, antigypsyism and racism since the first [...]

Acclaimed Aegis co-production investigates impunity for Holocaust crimes

2021-10-06T06:38:00+01:00October 5th, 2021|Outreach|

99% of the people who committed murders in the Holocaust were never prosecuted or even questioned. Why? Released in UK cinemas as a co-production with the Aegis Trust on the 75th anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials, David Wilkinson’s feature documentary ’Getting Away with Murder(s)’ digs deep to find the answers. It’s an illuminating, absorbing, important [...]

White Rose makes first Depop Drop for Aegis

2021-09-21T19:55:59+01:00September 21st, 2021|Enterprise|

Tomorrow will see the first-ever Depop Drop from White Rose, the handpicked recycled fashion chain which supports the Aegis Trust, with around 500 of its top seasonal picks uploaded and promoted to the app’s users. Founded in London, Depop is the fashion marketplace app where the next generation discover unique items. With 30 million registered users globally, [...]

Remembering Srebrenica at the Kigali Genocide Memorial and beyond

2021-07-10T12:13:58+01:00July 10th, 2021|Memorial|

July 11th is the 26th anniversary of the fall of Srebrenica to Bosnian Serb forces commanded by Ratko Mladic, now finally convicted for genocide. Ceremonies to remember the Bosnian Genocide will be held in Srebrenica and around the World. “As the people of Bosnia & Hercegovina commemorate the genocide perpetrated in Srebrenica 26 years ago, we remember with [...]

Genocide conviction upheld for Ratko Mladić

2021-06-08T16:11:58+01:00June 8th, 2021|Policy & Advocacy|

Judges at the ‘International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals' in the Hague have today dismissed Ratko Mladić’s appeal against his conviction for genocide, issued by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in 2017. Along with fellow convicts including Radovan Karadžic, General Mladić will now serve the rest of his life sentence in [...]