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HMDT Blog: Seeking justice for Darfur - Olivia Warham

HMDT Blog: Seeking justice for Darfur - Olivia Warham

Five years ago today the President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the International Criminal Court for his role in the Genocide in Darfur. Today he remains as President and has still not been held accountable for the atrocities committed under his leadership.

UK assumes the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Today the United Kingdom assumes the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). IHRA is the organisation which evolved from the Stockholm Declaration of 2000 – the international agreement which instituted Holocaust Memorial Day across the world and committed its signatories to preserve the memory of those who were murdered in the Holocaust.

Holocaust Memorial Day in Wales

Holocaust Memorial Day in Wales

Across the UK people marked Holocaust Memorial Day 2014 by coming together to learn about the journeys taken during the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution and during the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

We announce our art competition winners!

We announce our art competition winners!

We’re delighted to announce the winners of our art competition for HMD 2014 – Drawing Inspiration. Entries were made in three ages categories, all with a different focus around the theme for HMD 2014 Journeys.