Mark Pawsey is the MP for Rugby. On the 20th anniversary of the Genocide he reflects on his experience of visiting Rwanda with the Conservative Party’s Project Umubano, a charity supporting development in the country.
Young journalist Valentine Mauray joined a trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Sachenhausen and Oranienburg camps as part of a project organised by Maximilian Kolbe Werk, a German association supporting and raising awareness of the experience of camp survivors.
Rt Hon Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale is a former First Minister of Scotland and now a Labour life peer in the House of Lords.
This Sunday – 27 April – marks Yom HaShoah, a day of commemoration for the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. You might think this sounds very similar to Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), held on 27 January, but they are two distinct days.
'When the hills ask for your blood' by David Belton is a gripping memoir presenting three different stories and perspectives of the Genocide in Rwanda.
David Belton worked as a producer at BBC Newsnight and was one of the first international journalists in Rwanda during the Genocide in May 1994. To mark Rwanda 20 and the launch of his book 'When the hills ask for your blood' he provides a moving reflection on Rwanda, the Genocide and the complexities surrounding post-genocide ethnicity and cultural identity.
7 April 2014 begins a 100-day period of commemoration, which marks 20 years since the Genocide in Rwanda.
Using its two-hour span Edet Belzberg’s Watchers of the Sky tracks the movement to recognise and prosecute genocide from its beginnings in the 1920s to the modern day as the International Criminal Court (ICC) seeks the arrest of Omar al-Bashir.
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) Youth Champion Charlotte Lee, tells us about how she marked HMD 2014 and used the power of social media to reach beyond those attending.
International Women’s Day (IWD) is an opportunity to celebrate the courage of women who have lived through the Holocaust and genocide, many of whom share their experiences with us today.