Resources

Our resources can help you learn more about the Holocaust and genocide and plan your own HMD activity. Explore life stories of survivors and those who were murdered, virtual activities, schools materials, films, images and more using the filters below.

Films Presentations and digital exhibitions

Genocide in Darfur

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.

Henriette Mutegwaraba Easy to read Life Stories Life Stories

Henriette Mutegwaraba

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.

HMD Drama Lesson Plan Schools materials

HMD Drama Lesson Plan

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.