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One Day without genocide - is it realistic?

One Day without genocide - is it realistic?

To mark the 27th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, we hosted a thought-provoking online discussion about whether a world without genocide is possible.

HMD 2021 in Review - a year like no other

HMD 2021 in Review - a year like no other

Today we release our review of Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2021. Like for all of us, the past 12 months were like no other. We worked hard to ensure that people were still able to mark HMD despite the impact of the pandemic on local communities.

HMDT Blog: My great-grandfather, Dr Michael Siegel

HMDT Blog: My great-grandfather, Dr Michael Siegel

On 10 March 1933, respected Jewish Lawyer, Dr. Michael Siegel, was beaten half to death and forced to march through the streets of Munich with a sign around his neck. 88 years on from this event, his great-grandson, Ben, describes how the experience impacted his family and writes of his determination to ensure this painful family history is not forgotten.