April 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. In this blog, students from Hampton School reflect on the impact of meeting Sophie Masareka, a survivor of the genocide.
We are delighted to announce that more than 10,000 activities took place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019, with 46% more individual organisations marking HMD compared to January 2018.
Lead Youth Advocate Nikos shares his experiences of the HMDT Youth Conference, and looks back on a year of the HMDT Youth programmes.
We’ve been delighted with the level of interest in Holocaust Memorial Day this year, and in the research we released on 27 January 2019.
On Monday 28 January the National Commemorative event for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019 took place in Glasgow.
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust was delighted to work with partners in Wales to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday 25 January at Cardiff City Hall.
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust was pleased to partner with The Executive Office, Northern Ireland, who hosted a regional Ceremony on Thursday 24 January to mark 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.
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).
To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and Imam Qari Asim have signed a joint letter calling on people to come together, mark the day and create a better future.