VIDEO: Why join Genocide Memorial Day this Sunday?

Sunday 17 January 2021 is Genocide Memorial Day. This year, due to Covid-19, the event will be held online. Join us from 1pm GMT for the premiere of this year’s speakers’ presentations on ‘The prelude to Genocide: Demonisation’. Massoud Shadjareh explains the significance of the event and this year’s theme below. Links to the event page and the wider project page are below the video.

Details of the program are available and th video presentations will be premiered here. You will also be able to watch them on

For more information, videos from past events, essays, lesson plans for schools and homeschooling, podcasts and further resources, visit the Genocide Memorial Day page.

To buy an anthology of the winning poems from the GMD poetry competition for children please visit here. All profits go to the IHRCT Rohingya support fund.

For more details of the competition visit here.