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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, virtual activities, schools materials, films, images and more. You can filter them by genocide and type of resource.

Recipe from Darfur Recipe card

Recipe from Darfur

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.

Abdulsalam Abdullah Life Stories

Abdulsalam Abdullah

Abdulsalam sought asylum in the UK after experiencing violence at the hands of the Sudanese Government in their attacks against the black population in the Darfur region of Sudan. Abdulsalam shares his testimony in the hope that the raising awareness will provoke the world into responding to the genocide that continues to unfold there today.

Abdul Life Stories


In this testimony Darfuri survivor Abdul describes the murder of his father, being imprisoned and tortured, and escaping to the UK.

Karim Life Stories


Karim was born in Darfur in 1972 and grew up in the countryside near El Geneina. He comes from the Zaghawa tribe. Karim has two sisters and four brothers. His father was a farmer. Before the world came to know about the genocide in Darfur, Karim’s village was attacked.

Brian Steidle Life Stories

Brian Steidle

Brian Steidle was a US monitor attached to the African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan. In 2004 he was sent to Darfur, where he witnessed horrendous crimes committed by fighters backed by the Sudanese Government. Brian has made a book and a film about Darfur to raise awareness of the genocide that took place there.

Dr Mukesh Kapila CBE Life Stories

Dr Mukesh Kapila CBE

Mukesh was born in India in 1955. Aged sixteen he won a scholarship to study in England at Wellington College. He became attached to the country and after finishing school, went on to study at Oxford University, qualified as a doctor, and became a British citizen.

Hawa Films Life Stories


Hawa is a survivor of ethnic cleansing 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.