Antoinette Mutabazi is a child survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. She endured a harrowing 90-day period, hiding from the killers who murdered her mother, two young brothers, and dozens of other relatives.
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.
This learning resource explores antisemitism (anti-Jewish hatred) and discrimination during the Nazi era and today. The content of the lesson is designed to encourage reflection on identity-based discrimination that has taken place and continues to occur.
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.
Henriette Mutegwaraba was born in 1972 in the Butare province of Rwanda. Her parents were farmers and owned land. She was the firstborn of the family and had two brothers and three sisters. She says that life was ‘not too bad’ before the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Henriette’s parents sent her to Burundi before the genocide, where she lived when the genocide took place in 1994.
This lesson for secondary school students aged 13–16 or a youth theatre group uses drama techniques to explore the life stories of people who survived the Holocaust and the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. It includes drama activities based on Bertolt Brecht’s techniques, which protect the performers and allow the audience to learn about those who survived the Holocaust and a more recent genocide.
Antoinette Mutabazi, survivor of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, gives testimony to South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue at the UK Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 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.
Mussa Uwitonze became an orphan after being separated from his family during the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. He was raised in an orphanage, and it was there that he was first handed a camera – a moment that fuelled his lifelong passion for photography.