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.
Our Memory Makers project paired Holocaust and genocide survivors with nine British artists, who responded to their stories with works of art for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015. In this video Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch meets Stephen Fry.
Nazi Boots is a short film created by director Debs Paterson in response to meeting Holocaust survivor Janine Webber and hearing her story.
Iby Knill was transported to Auschwitz from Hungary in 1944. As part of our 2011 Hidden Histories project Iby told us about her father's watch chain. Her father threw the chain to Iby's brother as he was being marched away to be deported to his death.
Janusz Korczak was an inspirational teacher and writer who cared passionately about the rights and welfare of children. He founded an orphanage in Warsaw and stayed with the children through the Ghetto and transport to the Treblinka death camp.