During this year’s Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month, historian Rainer Schulze reminds us of the systematic persecution the Roma and Sinti suffered during the period of Nazi rule in Germany and in Nazi-occupied Europe.
This blog has been written by John Wood, the son of a soldier who was among the troops who entered Bergen-Belsen on 15 April 1945, to mark the 70th anniversary of the camp's liberation.
Adam Boys, Director of International Programs at the International Commission on Missing Persons, has worked in Bosnia since 1994 and to mark Srebrenica Memorial Day discusses his organisation’s difficult work to identify the remains of the Bosnian War’s missing dead and their surviving families.
Stephen Smith, Executive Director Chair of the USC Shoah Foundation and the UNESCO Chair on Genocide Education, discusses how genocide memory and education in Rwanda can be used to provoke action and prevent future genocides.
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.
'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.
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.
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.