Students place this ongoing crisis in historical context, view footage from a refugee camp, and reflect on survivor testimony.
April is Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month. Throughout the month, we’ll be featuring stories on Facing Today that reflect upon genocide throughout history. Hearing personal stories of survival can be a powerful learning experience. In this post, we’re shining a light on the inspirational stories of two genocide survivors.
Rebecca Hamilton shares how she mobilized the Harvard community against genocide in Sudan.
Susan Friedman speaks about her time in Bosnia as a journalist for the TODAY Show
Provide students with context for understanding China’s ongoing persecution of the Uighur Muslims and encourage them to consider the experiences of this religious minority group targeted with discriminatory policies and incarceration.
Acts of moral courage are not common, they are exceptional. People actively create opportunities to rescue or choose to help others. It can happen in a blink of an eye or after long deliberation, but these moments are not accidental.