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.
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.
Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of HMDT, states the importance of marking Roma Genocide Remembrance Day on 2 August.
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.
25 years on from the Genocide in Srebrenica, Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of HMDT, reflects on the widespread genocide denial that still exists in Bosnia today.
Dr Gilly Carr, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, reflects on what the anniversary of the German occupation of the Channel Islands means to those living there today.
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.
In our blog to mark VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), two members of the HMDT outreach team, Claudia Hyde and Genevieve Carnell, reflect on what VE Day meant to those who had survived the Holocaust and Nazi persecution.
We are pleased to announce the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2021: Be the light in the darkness.
Our latest blog is by Rahima Mahmut, who is a member of the Uyghur community, a human rights activist, and representative for the World Uyghur Congress. Rahima tells of the discrimination and persecution faced by members of the Uyghur community in China, including her own personal experience of oppression. She provides practical advice on how we can all Stand Together to support them.