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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, schools materials, activity ideas, films, images and more using the filters below.

Christiane Amanpour Life Stories

Christiane Amanpour

Throughout the Bosnian War, journalist Christiane Amanpour reported from the front line, witnessing the violence of a bloody civil war and the genocide which unfolded in Srebrenica. Her experiences raise challenging questions about the role of journalists and media organisations during situations of conflict and genocide.

Bea Green Life Stories

Bea Green

Bea Green was born in Munich in 1924. When she was 8 years old, her father was brutally beaten and forced to march through the streets with a sign around his neck. In 1939, Bea came to England as one of the children on the Kindertransport and was lucky enough to be reunited with her parents again after the war. Bea has made England her home and to this day speaks to groups all around the country to raise awareness of the dangers of antisemitism and intolerance.

John Hajdu Life Stories Easy to read Life Stories

John Hajdu

John Hajdu is a survivor of the Holocaust in Hungary and lived under the subsequent socialist regime in Budapest. Having lived in the UK since 1957, John’s experiences of life after the Holocaust and as a refugee tell of the turmoil of post-World War Two Europe.

Asma - anti-Muslim hate Films Life Stories

Asma - anti-Muslim hate

HMD 2016's theme was Don't stand by, which provided an opportunity for everyone to consider the role we as individuals can play in standing up to intolerance, prejudice and hate where we see it taking place today. In a video produced by Tell MAMA and Faith Matters, Asma shares her experience of suffering an incident of anti-Muslim hate and explains how she moved forward from this event.

Life Stories

Benn - homophobic hate crime

HMD 2016's theme was Don't stand by, which provided an opportunity for everyone to consider the role we as individuals can play in standing up to intolerance, prejudice and hate where we see it taking place today. Here Benn Moore shares his experience of suffering a hate crime on the basis of his sexuality and explains how this event has changed his outlook on life.