Sophari Ashley lost family members during the Genocide in Cambodia and was forced to leave her home in Phnom Penh aged ten. Whilst the psychological and physical effects of genocide have stayed with her, she now leads a more secure life in the UK.
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.
Chanrithy Him is a child survivor of the Genocide in Cambodia. She experienced unimaginable trauma when she lost both her parents and five siblings during Pol Pot’s regime. Today, she finds strength in telling her story and sharing a part of her culture through the medium of dance.
Var Ashe Houston was born in Cambodia and was 26 years old when the Khmer Rouge came to power in 1975.
This film explores a variety of journeys, prompting us to consider those we make every day and those we choose to take to seek new horizons. Journeys of people such as Daniel Bent, who cycled 9,000 miles from the UK to India; Leah Romain, who journeyed to Grenada to meet family for the first time; and James Tombling, who travelled to build a school hall in Kenya.
This ten minute film introduces Holocaust Memorial Day and explains why we commemorate the Holocaust, Nazi persecution of other groups, and the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.
Learn about Cambodia’s murdered musicians with this song sheet for Holocaust Memorial Day. Includes information about the Genocide in Cambodia. This is part of a series which provides lyrics and music for songs created during, or in response to, a genocide.
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.