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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.

Survivors receive thousands of HMD postcards

Survivors receive thousands of HMD postcards

Renee Bornstein, survivor of the Holocaust, and Sokphal Din, survivor of the Genocide in Cambodia, are delighted to have received thousands of messages from people who took part in the Postcard Project for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019.

Refugee Week 2019: Hostility and hope in Hungary

Refugee Week 2019: Hostility and hope in Hungary

Claudia Hyde recently took part in a study trip to Budapest as part of the Fellowship Programme run by the organisation René Cassin. In this Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) blog for Refugee Week 2019 she reflects on the current treatment of refugees in Hungary and the importance of individuals and organisations standing together to challenge prejudice and oppression.