Why the USA? – Lockdown3 Blog #2

Some thoughts on the USA and its role in the world. Short and long reads, videos, news clips and audios. If you wan to support our work tackling gross human rights violations in different parts of the world, please visit for relevant books and titles, or the

GMD Podcast 2020: Haim Bresheeth – Genocide, Racism and Colonialism

Professor Haim Bresheeth’s presentation at the GMD UK 2019 event overviews his contention that colonialism was not possible without genocide and racism. Details below the audio. Keywords: genocide, colonialism, Holocaust, racism Bresheeth, the son of two Nazi concentration camp victims, made a fascinating and unique

IHRC Bookshop Updates

IHRC Bookshop UpdatesIHRC Bookshop & Gallery have a few announcements to share. Book donations to Female Muslim prisoners Every Ramadan IHRC sends prison packs to HMP Buckley Hall to be distributed to the female prisoners. Last Ramadan packs included  ‘A Temporary Gift‘ by Asmaa Hussein,

GMD School Resources: Poetry Competition Winners; resources and news

Below are some updates on the project, including more links to resources for older students. Poetry Competition winners 2020We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s poetry competition, as follows: 1st Prize – Holocaust by Emily from Invicta Grammar School2nd Prize – Their Hate by

Launch of new book examining US exceptionalism

PRESS RELEASE IHRC will host author Saeed A. Khan next week to launch a new book looking at US exceptionalism through the prism of colonialism. In 2018, IHRC held the conference The New Colonialism: The American Model of Human Rights, to unmask the systemic problems

Lesson Plans: A Short Course on Genocide

Ages 14 – 18 Each lesson is self-contained and can be used individually or as part of the whole course (possible lessons History, Sociology, Politics, Citizenship, Civics). Learning objectives: To understand the concept of genocide; to understand different forms of genocide ; to understand genocide

GMD Schools: Resources for May; Rwandan, Colonialism and Genocide

We hope this finds you well.  Here are a few quick updates on the Genocide Memorial Day Project.  Poetry Competition for 2020The Genocide Memorial Day (GMD) poetry competition was established in 2012 to raise awareness around issues like racism, otherisation, discrimination and dehumanisation. Our aim is to inspire