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UK COMMEMORATIVE CEREMONY FOR HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2019

UK COMMEMORATIVE CEREMONY FOR HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2019

The UK Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 brought together the UK’s faith, political and civic leadership, alongside survivors of the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and more recent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

We release research to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

We release research to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Five per cent of UK adults don’t believe the Holocaust – the intentional murder of six million Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators – really happened and one in 12 (8%) say the scale of the Holocaust has been exaggerated, according to research released on Holocaust Memorial Day (Sunday 27 January 2019).

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.