Activity report for the period January - April 2023

As we have done in the past, we are providing you with a short report on the activities of Women in Black in the reporting period.

We would like to thank you in advance, in solidarity.

Street actions: In this reporting period we organized seven (7) events,and we also actively participated in other street actions
- commemoration/marking important dates of crimes committed in our names;
- Feminist, anti-fascist, anti-war, anti-racist, anti-militaristic actions...

Commemoration / marking of important dates of crimes committed in our name, as well as other crimes against civilian population, during and after wars, in the territory of the former Yugoslavia:

Belgrade, 27th February “We remember the crime in Štrpci”
commemorating the 30th anniversary of the crime committed in Štrpci, Women in Black organized a vigil in mourning and silence in Knez Mihailova Street in Belgrade.

The following banners were displayed during the vigil:

  • 27th Feb. 1993 - Members of the Serbian paramilitary formation Avengers abducted Bosniak passengers from a train on the Belgrade-Bar railway
  • The death train number 671 departed from Belgrade
  • The train stopped at 3:48 p.m.
  • The kidnapped and killed: names of the victims
  • We remember the crime in Štrpci (27th February 1993-27th February 2022)
  • 30 years of crime in Šrtpci
  • Solidarity

In this occasion Dah theater performed a part of threater play dedicated to Štrpce crime.

This vigil wae attended by Na 20 activists of WIB, Humanitarian law center and Youth initiave for human rights.

Prijepolje, 27th February “We remember victims of Štrpci crime”
- in front of the memorial plaque in Prijepolje, the 30th anniversary of the crime in Štrpci was marked. Activists of the association of women Žene Polimlja from Prijepolje (Serbia) on behalf of the Network of Women in Black, together with the families of the victims, paid tribute to the victims of crimes in Štrpci.

Belgrade, April 23rd “Why?””
- on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the murder of 16 workers in the Radio Television of Serbia/RTS in the NATO bombing (1999), as a sign of empathy and solidarity with the families of those killed in front of the monument called Why? in Tašmajdan Park, eight (8) activists participated of Women in Black Network (Beograd, Kraljevo, Leskovac, Pančevo, Vlasotince) in commemorative rallies on April 23rd (at 2:06)

Feminist, anti-fascist, anti-war, anti-racist, anti-militarist actions...

Report on our activities in pdf.

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