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Human Rights Watch Film Festival: Watchers of the Sky review

Human Rights Watch Film Festival: Watchers of the Sky review

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.

HMDT Blog: Seeking justice for Darfur - Olivia Warham

HMDT Blog: Seeking justice for Darfur - Olivia Warham

Five years ago today the President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the International Criminal Court for his role in the Genocide in Darfur. Today he remains as President and has still not been held accountable for the atrocities committed under his leadership.

UK assumes the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Today the United Kingdom assumes the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). IHRA is the organisation which evolved from the Stockholm Declaration of 2000 – the international agreement which instituted Holocaust Memorial Day across the world and committed its signatories to preserve the memory of those who were murdered in the Holocaust.