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We launch #StandTogether project in Parliament

We launch #StandTogether project in Parliament

We held a Parliamentary Reception to speak to MPs and Peers about the importance of marking Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), and to launch our new online commemorative project for HMD 2020, #StandTogether.

Survivors' open letter for HMD 2020

Survivors' open letter for HMD 2020

A group of survivors of the Holocaust and recent genocides sign an open letter calling on everyone, particularly MPs and Peers, to consider the impact of their words, at a time when there is so much hate and division in the world.

Standing Together with the Roma community

Standing Together with the Roma community

In our latest blog on the theme Stand Together, Mia Hasenson-Gross, Executive Director at René Cassin, describes the work René Cassin are doing to tackle discrimination and prejudice faced by the UK’s Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.

Six ways to be an #ActiveAlly

Six ways to be an #ActiveAlly

In the second of our blogs focusing on the theme for HMD 2020, Stand Together, Elizabeth Arif-Fear, a member of the Jewish and Muslim women's network, Nisa-Nashim, explains how we can all be active allies by standing together with those who are different to us.

Standing together with victims of identity based violence

Standing together with victims of identity based violence

In the first of a series of blogs in which partners and contributors give practical guidance on how you can Stand Together with individuals who face discrimination and persecution, Andy Fearn, Co-Executive Director at Protection Approaches, provides advice on standing together with victims of identity based violence.

A different kind of AGM

A different kind of AGM

Sir Leigh Lewis, Vice Chair of Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT), reflects on how the 2019 HMDT AGM brought about lively discussion and a renewed determination to keep the memory of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides alive.