Each year we host a young person from Austria, who is working in Holocaust education and commemoration as part of the Austrian Gedenkdienst programme. Here we explain the importance of the programme to our work and are given an insight into the life of our current Gedenkdiener, Jakob.
After the end of the Second World War, Nazi leaders were tried in Nuremberg, Germany. Now, 75 years on, Holocaust Memorial Day Trust's Claudia Hyde offers her reflections on the tribunals' legacy.
Our blog for Hate Crime Awareness Week is by Fiyaz Mughal OBE, founder and former Director of Tell MAMA and Faith Matters. Fiyaz reflects on the darkness of online hatred, and the hope he gains from seeing the responses of those who choose to be the light by reacting with kindness and understanding in online spaces.
Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, explains why comprehensive Holocaust education is the key to preventing history repeating itself.
Dr Sheldon Stone, a retired NHS consultant physician and university academic, is a member of the World Uyghur Congress Advisory Group which runs the STOP UYGHUR GENOCIDE campaign. In this blog he describes the plight of the Uyghurs and why it resonates so strongly with him, as a member of the Jewish community.
25 years on from the Genocide in Srebrenica, Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of HMDT, reflects on the widespread genocide denial that still exists in Bosnia today.
Dr Gilly Carr, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, reflects on what the anniversary of the German occupation of the Channel Islands means to those living there today.
HMDT staff share books and articles by black and mixed-race voices that they have been reading. With topics including the history of the British Empire and personal testimony of anti-black racism, this selection of writing offers opportunities to better understand the experiences of black people.
In our blog to mark VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), two members of the HMDT outreach team, Claudia Hyde and Genevieve Carnell, reflect on what VE Day meant to those who had survived the Holocaust and Nazi persecution.
Our latest blog is by Rahima Mahmut, who is a member of the Uyghur community, a human rights activist, and representative for the World Uyghur Congress. Rahima tells of the discrimination and persecution faced by members of the Uyghur community in China, including her own personal experience of oppression. She provides practical advice on how we can all Stand Together to support them.