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Families gather to remember Bosnia genocide.

REPRESENTATIVES of Bosnian families affected by the 1995 genocide at Srebrenica are joining a memorial event in Birmingham tonight.

The City Council has teamed up with charity Remembering Srebrenica for the event at the Council House, Victoria Square from 6.30pm.

It will be attended by political, religious and community leaders as well as representatives from the Mothers of Srebrenica - a group which acts on behalf of 6,000 widows and victims families. Bosnian conductor Emir Nuhanovic will perform a duet with French pianist Eric Breton. Lord Mayor Shafique Shah said: "It is hoped that, by remembering the past, lessons can be learned to create a safer, stronger and more tolerant society for all and to teach current and future generations about the consequences of hatred and intolerance."
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Date:Jul 9, 2014
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