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, 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.
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.
Explore how you can mark Holocaust Memorial Day if you have half a day - a day.
The Holocaust, Nazi Persecution, and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur had specific impacts on some faith communities, meaning HMD has a special resonance for many faiths. HMD can be marked by all faith communities.