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Is it possible to compare the Holocaust to other genocides?

In this video our Senior Communications Officer, Farayi Mungazi, speaks to Professor Dan Stone about how and when it is appropriate to draw comparisons between the Holocaust and other genocides. Professor Stone is a British historian, Professor of Modern History at Royal Holloway, University of London, and Director of its Holocaust Research Institute.

HMDT Blog: Be The Light in the Darkness online

HMDT Blog: Be The Light in the Darkness online

Our blog for Hate Crime Awareness Week is by Fiyaz Mughal OBE, founder and former Director of Tell MAMA and Faith Matters. Fiyaz reflects on the darkness of online hatred, and the hope he gains from seeing the responses of those who choose to be the light by reacting with kindness and understanding in online spaces.

We welcome Facebook's Holocaust denial ban

We welcome Facebook's Holocaust denial ban

Olivia Marks-Woldman OBE, Chief Executive of Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, welcomes the new ban that Facebook have introduced on Holocaust denial and distortion content.

Virtual activities to mark HMD 2021

Virtual activities to mark HMD 2021

Due to the covid-19 pandemic, Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 commemorations will be held virtually around the country. Hundreds participate in online event showcasing brand new resources which will enable groups of all kinds to mark the Day.