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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.

The Holocaust's 'Unknown' - by Lady Esther Gilbert

The Holocaust's 'Unknown' - by Lady Esther Gilbert

In this blog, Lady Esther Gilbert shares her reflections after attending the UK funeral for six victims of the Holocaust who were murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau. The funeral was held on 20 January, which is also the anniversary of the Wannsee Conference.

Five ways to mark HMD

Five ways to mark HMD

There are just a few weeks to go before Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019, but it is not too late to get involved in an activity and be part of the national picture of HMD. Here are five ways you can get involved:

HMDT Blog: The forgotten victims of the Nuba Mountains - Sonja Miley

HMDT Blog: The forgotten victims of the Nuba Mountains - Sonja Miley

Sonja Miley, Co-Executive Director for the charity Waging Peace, has recently returned from a trip to the Yida refugee camp in South Sudan. In this blog for Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, Sonja reflects on her experiences meeting people from the Nuba community who have fled Sudan and the regime of President Omar al-Bashir.