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HMDT photo blog: Rwanda past, present and future

HMDT photo blog: Rwanda past, present and future

In this photo blog, photographer Mussa Uwitonze, who survived the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, presents a selection of photographs which offer us a snapshot of his life in Rwanda. Through these images, Mussa reflects on overcoming the past, and how photography, meeting his wife and having children transformed his life and gave him hope for the future.

HMDT Blog: One Day in the future - a photo that tells a story

HMDT Blog: One Day in the future - a photo that tells a story

In our latest blog, Maggie Fleet, granddaughter of Holocaust survivor Steven Frank, tells the story behind a photo of her family taken by The Duchess of Cambridge. Maggie was one of three young people who each shared a photo that relates to One Day in the past, present or future at the launch of our youth photography competition, One Day.

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.