In our film for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019 Mindu Hornick, survivor of the Holocaust, talks about her experience of being Torn from home and deported to Auschwitz when she was 12 years old.
In this film survivors of the Holocaust and genocides in Cambodia and Rwanda talk about their experiences of being Torn from home, and rebuilding their lives after genocide.
27 January is Holocaust Memorial Day. Together, we must learn from genocide for a better future.
The Holocaust and genocides that have happened since have caused millions of people to flee as refugees. Watch the film we released for World Refugee Day to learn about their experiences.
Alison Flanagan Wood is Arts Development Officer for Newcastle City Council Arts Team, who provided grants for more than eight community/voluntary groups across Newcastle to organise Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activities. These included exhibitions, film screenings, a play, lectures and a music and arts festival.
Mark Woodward is an English Teacher at Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio, a Secondary School in Blackburn. His students marked HMD 2019 by completing the Postcard Project and writing poems based on the theme: Torn from home, which they read out in assemblies.
On 25 January 2019, more than 100 people from the local community attended a Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony hosted at Bradford City Hall.
In 100 days in 1994 approximately one million Tutsis and moderate Hutus were murdered in the Genocide in Rwanda.
This poem was written by Iolo Lewis who served in the British 11th Armoured Division, which liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in April 1945.
Dr Martin Stern MBE was five years old when he was taken to a concentration camp. In this film, Martin is asked questions about his experiences by members of the HMDT Youth programmes and HMD Youth Board.