I’ll add more later, once I actually have time instead of using this to procrastinate.
A Bosnian Muslim using her veil to hide a Jewish friend's yellow star -saving her from nazis. The whole story is far deeper,connects 2 families and 2 genocides 50 years apart. Let's learn from them on #HolocaustMemorialDay— Melina Borčak remembers Srebrenica 🇧🇦 (@MelinaBorcak) January 27, 2020
Before you tweet an empty #NeverAgain -read this thread: pic.twitter.com/sD0yqFJjNI
Women who were raped during the Bosnian genocide built a monument for victims. The ultranationalist Serb govt sent over 100cops to erase the word "genocide" written in stone. A survivor made the truth reappear with her lipstick.— Melina Borčak remembers Srebrenica 🇧🇦 (@MelinaBorcak) December 10, 2019
Heroes fighting #nobelprize & #handke shame,thread: pic.twitter.com/qZUBWeNgOk
Friend: You're vegan & muslim? What did Muhammed say about animal rights?— Melina Borčak remembers Srebrenica 🇧🇦 (@MelinaBorcak) February 3, 2020
Me: Hmm, he never said anything about it,all I know is he really likes dinosaurs
A few hours later I realized he was asking about Prophet Muhammed a.s., not my 5 year old cousin Muhamed
20.000 Mosambicans were brought to communist East Germany to work. After being robbed of 1/4 of their salaries for years, they were deported to a war zone.— Melina Borčak remembers Srebrenica 🇧🇦 (@MelinaBorcak) June 11, 2020
One of the few who managed to stay was Alberto Adriano. 20 years ago today, he was beaten to death by German Nazis. THREAD: pic.twitter.com/usvyMxxlPh
Today is #WhiteArmbandDay— Melina Borčak remembers Srebrenica 🇧🇦 (@MelinaBorcak) May 31, 2020
In 1992, all non-Serbs were forced to mark themselves with white armbands
In just 1 city: 4093 Bosniaks (Bosn Muslims) were killed, ca. 200 Croats, tens of Albanians +Roma Muslims, 2 Ukrainians, 1 Pakistani, 1 Czech, 1 Serb who opposed fascism
For years, haters have said "Refugees are cowards, if there was a war in my country, I'd stay and fight!"— Melina Borčak remembers Srebrenica 🇧🇦 (@MelinaBorcak) March 17, 2020
Now, some of the same people are freaking out over toilet paper.
There's nothing quite as pathetic +hypocritical as hating refugees from the comfort of a first-world couch. pic.twitter.com/UK5T5kpAJx