Survivors of the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and subsequent genocides met MPs last night at a parliamentary reception to launch the resources for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019.
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'.
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust’s Communications Manager Joe Twilley introduces the new hmd.org.uk website and picks a few highlights for you to start exploring.
Buckingham Palace announced today that our Honorary President, Ben Helfgott MBE, is to receive a knighthood in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018.
Yesterday afternoon (Thursday 12 April) we launched the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 at the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) - the government department which funds HMDT to support HMD across the UK.
We are deeply saddened to learn that our friend, Sabina Miller BEM, passed away on Sunday 18 March. Sabina has worked closely with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) for many years, and was a true friend to the staff at HMDT.
We are delighted to announce that 11,000 activities took place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) this year – more than ever before.
On Monday 29 January, the national service for Wales took place at Cardiff City Hall to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2018.
On Thursday 25 January The Executive Office, Northern Ireland hosted an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2018.