Ali is an Iraqi asylum seeker and gay rights activist facing death threats for his work. In this Untold Stories film he talks about escaping Iraq but how he still faces persecution in the UK.
Fashion photographer Michel Haddi found himself the target of hate crime when a swastika was painted on his door. In the Untold Stories film he speaks about his diverse background, the discrimination he has faced as a result, and the effect the incident had on him and his family.
Hawa is a survivor of the Genocide 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.
Mukesh Kapila was head of the UN in Sudan and witnessed the start of the genocide in Darfur. In April 2004 he alerted the international media.
Simon Winston is from the Ukraine. He is a survivor of the Holocaust. In this Untold Stories film he speaks about the experience of escaping the Ghetto with his family and living in hiding.
This testimony has been provided to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust by Kemal Pervanić, a survivor of the Bosnian war, who has provided three specially edited short testimony films taken from his new film Pretty Village.
Lily Ebert was 14 when the Nazis deported her from her Hungarian hometown to Auschwitz. As part of our 2011 Hidden Histories project Lily talked about the gold pendant which remarkably survived the Camp with her.
Var Ashe Houston was born in Cambodia and was 26 years old when the Khmer Rouge came to power in 1975.
Appolinaire Kageruka was 24 years old, and working as a teacher, when the Genocide in Rwanda began in 1994. He was born a Tutsi which was the ethnicity targeted during the Genocide. Before this, Appolinaire had helped to pay for the school fees of one of his students and it was this student whose family hid him during the Genocide, helping him to escape and survive.
For HMD 2015 Sabina met with illustrator Kimberley Burrows as part of our Memory Makers project.