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Former Moderator, editor and elder honoured

Thomas Baldwin reports on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

A former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has been made an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

The Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood has been recognised for her ‘exceptional and long service to the Church of Scotland and promoting tolerance and understanding’ through raising awareness of the Srebrenica massacre.

Dr Hood, who lives in Paisley with her

husband Peter, said she was ‘gobsmacked’

but delighted with the award.

She first visited Srebrenica in 2013 when she was Moderator, visiting the site of the massacre where 8000 people were killed, and met the mothers of some of the victims. On her return, she helped found the Scottish Board of Remembering Srebrenica, to raise awareness about the worst atrocity on European soil since World War Two.

She said: “I am gobsmacked and totally taken aback that I have been made an OBE. I am slightly embarrassed to be honest but it is an honour and a privilege to the chair of the board.

“I am dedicating the award to the Mothers of Srebrenica, an amazing group, and those who bravely talk about the rape camps.

“It is an immense privilege to be able to take people out to Srebrenica to meet with survivors and hear their stories. It is so important that we share them in Scotland to tackle hatred and intolerance because if genocide can happen there, it can happen everywhere.”

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