Genocide Awareness Campaign
Genocide80Twenty, the School’s pioneering pupil-led campaign group, has launched a new website and film to mark UN Genocide Prevention Day.
The pupils’ work has been widely praised by national and international figures including actor Stephen Fry, broadcaster Jon Snow, journalist Lindsey Hilsum, and human rights leader, Dr Simon Adams.
The group hope that their website and film, generously supported by the Hampton School Parents’ Association, will help raise awareness of the Holocaust and other genocides. They were honoured to be helped by many genocide survivors and Stephen Fry wrote the foreword for their booklet.
The pupils are also asking for help with their project. They would like as many people as possible to answer the question:
Why do you think it is important for young people to learn about the Holocaust and other genocides?
Please support the project by visiting their website and answering the group’s question at www.genocideknowmore.org.uk