The Holocaust and genocides that have happened since have caused millions of people to flee as refugees. Watch the film we released for World Refugee Day to learn about their experiences.
Faiza was a lawyer in Sudan, supporting victims of the Genocide in Darfur. In 2007 the Sudanese Government targeted Faiza and her children and they were forced to leave their family and community and seek asylum in the UK. Faiza’s name and image have been changed to protect her identity.
This presentation introduces what is marked on Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) and can be used at your activity.
There is a wealth of material available covering the many different aspects of the Holocaust, genocide and discrimination. Listed in our bibliography are a few of the books – including fact, fiction, drama and poetry – that we think are helpful for those interested in finding out more about the issues raised by Holocaust Memorial Day.
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust commissioned a special project entitled Moving Portraits. This is a collection of five photographs of genocide survivors, with each individual featured holding an object that holds significance to them.
This assembly introduces secondary age students to Holocaust Memorial Day, and the topic of the Holocaust and genocide, through a survivor’s life story, a poetry reading and opportunities for students to be involved in delivery. We have provided a PowerPoint presentation and a script. Suitable for ages 11-18.
This is a story about what can happen after escaping a genocide. It is a story of friendship and support. It is the story of three women from Darfur who are now building a life in the UK.
If you would like to learn more about the situation in Darfur or teach others about the ongoing genocide, HMDT has produced a free resource to help. The guide explains the history and context of the ongoing conflict, examining the definition of genocide and considering the key challenges that face the region today.
Hawa is a survivor of the Genocide in Darfur, Sudan. In this Untold Stories film she talks about the persecution that caused her to leave her village and her fears for her family.
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.