This set of worksheets and PowerPoint introduces teachers and learners to six different genocides through a key date, the experiences of one person, and the story of one artefact. The final worksheet explores more current issues around discrimination, here in the UK.
These resources have been created to provide educators and Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity organisers with suggested films that talk to both the Holocaust and more recent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. The resources also provide discussion points, questions and suggestions for further activities to take forward your learning and engagement with the Holocaust and more recent genocides.
Darfur is a region in the west of Sudan, bordering Chad, in north-east Africa. In 2003, the Sudanese Government armed militia - the Janjaweed – to attack black African people in Darfur. This short film explains how the genocide in Darfur unfolded, and how violence continues there today.
In this video Sir David Suchet describes how the genocide in Darfur unfolded.
In this sequence of videos Dr Martin Stern MBE, a survivor of the Holocaust, and Amouna Adam, a survivor of the genocide in Darfur, give testimony to HMP Magilligan and Royal Drawing School.
Jeddah Zakaria, survivor of the genocide in Darfur, gives testimony to The Archbishop of Canterbury for the UK Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony.
Our first ever podcast series, ‘Learning from Genocide’ features in-depth testimonies and experiences of people directly affected by the Holocaust, Nazi persecution of other groups, and the genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur.
There is always a set of circumstances which occur or which are created to build the climate in which genocide can take place. In this video we explain the ten stages of genocide, as developed by Gregory H Stanton, President of Genocide Watch.
This set of six worksheets introduces secondary school teachers and students to six different genocides through a key date, the experiences of one person, and the story of one artefact. It can also be used in a non-school environment.
Despite escaping the genocide in 2003 and seeking asylum in the UK, Sharif Barko was tragically murdered when he returned to Darfur to arrange for his daughter to join him.