Resources

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 using the filters below.

Recipe from Rwanda Recipe card

Recipe from Rwanda

HMDT has produced recipe cards sharing dishes important to countries and communities affected by 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.

Faith resources

Prayer for the Genocide in Rwanda

The Holocaust, Nazi persecution of other groups, 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.

About the genocides - Rwanda Audio

About the genocides - Rwanda

Lars Waldorf was a lecturer in Human Rights at The University of York and an expert on the Rwandan genocide. He ran Human Rights Watch’s field office in Rwanda in 2002 and 2003 and covered genocide trials at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in 2001.

Carl and Teresa Wilkens Films Life Stories

Carl and Teresa Wilkens

Carl Wilkens was the only US citizen to stay in the Rwandan capital of Kigali during the 1994 genocide. This interview explores the story of how he, with the support of his wife Teresa, chose not to stand by when the Hutu extremists aimed to wipe out the Tutsi presence from the country.