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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.

WHAT IS IT WITH ME AND THE UYGHURS?

WHAT IS IT WITH ME AND THE UYGHURS?

Dr Sheldon Stone, a retired NHS consultant physician and university academic, is a member of the World Uyghur Congress Advisory Group which runs the STOP UYGHUR GENOCIDE campaign. In this blog he describes the plight of the Uyghurs and why it resonates so strongly with him, as a member of the Jewish community.

Statement on antisemitic abuse shared by Wiley

Statement on antisemitic abuse shared by Wiley

A statement from Olivia Marks Woldman, Chief Executive of Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, about antisemitic tweets shared by UK grime artist, Wiley, over the weekend of 26 July 2020.

Black Lives Matter – what HMDT staff have been reading

Black Lives Matter – what HMDT staff have been reading

HMDT staff share books and articles by black and mixed-race voices that they have been reading. With topics including the history of the British Empire and personal testimony of anti-black racism, this selection of writing offers opportunities to better understand the experiences of black people.