In the second of his blogs on the theme Stand Together, Dr Martin Stern MBE, a survivor of the Holocaust, discusses the true meaning of Standing Together in past and present times.
Our latest blog on the Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020 theme, Stand Together, is by Dr Martin Stern MBE, a survivor of the Holocaust. Martin describes how numerous people risked their lives to stand in solidarity with him and his family during the Holocaust.
For Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020, Andy Lawrence, who teaches history at Hampton School in Middlesex, and leads their Holocaust and genocide education programme, held a workshop for learners at HM Young Offenders Institution Feltham. In this blog he explains how the workshop enabled learners to understand the human experiences behind the facts and figures of the Holocaust and genocides.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. In this blog, students from Hampton School reflect on the impact of meeting Sophie Masareka, a survivor of the genocide.
Lead Youth Advocate Nikos shares his experiences of the HMDT Youth Conference, and looks back on a year of the HMDT Youth programmes.