The following statement is from Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, in response to the news that Jeremy Corbyn and other MPs sponsored a motion in 2011 to rename Holocaust Memorial Day ‘Genocide Memorial Day’.
On Holocaust Memorial Day 2010, Jeremy Corbyn hosted an event in the House of Commons called 'The misuse of the Holocaust for political purposes'. It was part of UK tour called 'Never again for anyone - Auschwitz to Gaza'.
In response to the comments Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook made about Holocaust deniers, Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust made the following statement.
A statement from Holocaust Memorial Day Trust's Chief Executive, Olivia Marks-Woldman.
On Holocaust Memorial Day 2018, Holocaust Memorial Day Trust releases the findings of a survey of the UK public on hate speech.Over a quarter (27%*) of all UK adults have personally witnessed one or more incidents of hate speech in the last year and one in 10 (12%) have witnessed…
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has found former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladić guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Today (24 October), the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation has announced Adjaye Associates (UK) and Ron Arad Architects as the chosen designers for a new UK Holocaust Memorial.
Jackie Walker, a former Momentum activist has reportedly questioned the aims and reach of Holocaust Memorial Day in her show at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. This follows similar comments she made in September 2016.
The journalist Katie Hopkins tweeted earlier today that ‘a final solution’ is needed, following last night’s terrible attack in Manchester.
On Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, Holocaust Memorial Day Trust released the findings of a survey of Holocaust and genocide survivors and refugees, and the their families.