Genocide Memorial Day

Genocide Memorial Day

How states sanitise genocide and genocidal acts

In line with the aim of the annual event which aims to raise awareness of genocide so that new generations can understand the causes and recognise the warning signs of such atrocities, this year’s theme is the sanitisation of genocides and genocidal acts. Wherever and

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Poetry Competition

Ensure you don’t miss our annual Poetry Competition deadline! Young people in the UK have until 18th December 2022 to submit their poems.  The competition is open to anyone in the UK aged 11 to 18 at the time of entering. Winners will be announced

Films

A selection of recommended films as a resource for discussions around genocide and genocidal acts

Books

A list featuring suggested books for use primarily in English Language and Literature classes as well as citizenship and religious studies

Essays and Poems

On this page are an assortment of written and video essays that can form the basis of homework or a lesson

Documentaries

A selection of IHRC-produced and external documentaries on the subject of genocide

Lesson Plans

Lesson plans that are relevant to the subject of genocide and related topics

University Resources

  Below please find a variety of publicly available links to academic papers and multi-media resources on genocide arranged by topic.  This is an evolving set of resources.  If you are aware of other resources please send the details to gmd@ihrc.org.  For further conversations about