Mukesh Kapila was head of the UN in Sudan and witnessed the start of the genocide in Darfur. In April 2004 he alerted the international media.
Your Voice is Amazing is the 90-second film created for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2012. The theme for HMD 2012 was Speak Up, Speak Out which asked you to take inspiration from the past and pledge to speak out against persecution, hated and discrimination.
This ten minute film introduces Holocaust Memorial Day and explains why we commemorate the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution, and the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.
Jenny Agutter reads an extract from Tears of the Desert by Halima Bashir.
Learn Darfur’s Peace – a peace song written by Sudanese activist Omer Ihsas, with this song sheet for Holocaust Memorial Day. Includes information about the Genocide in Darfur. This is part of a series which provides lyrics and music for songs created during, or in response to, a genocide.
Brian Steidle attempted to bring the genocide to the world’s attention after serving as a Captain in the American Marines in Darfur. Brian has kindly provided us with photographs he took in Darfur for you to use at Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activities.
Thousands of events took place around the UK to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2018. See how three different groups marked HMD 2018.
Explore how you can mark Holocaust Memorial Day if you have 10 - 30 minutes.
Explore how you can mark Holocaust Memorial Day if you have one - two hours.
HMDT has produced recipe cards sharing dishes important to communities targeted during genocide. Also providing background information, they are an engaging way of learning about cultures and celebrating the lives of people who were murdered during genocide.