In April 2016, a group of staff members from HMDT went on a learning trip to Poland. Over three days, they visited Kraków and the site of the Kraków Ghetto, Oświęcim and Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. This is the first of three blogs written by staff about their experiences on the trip.
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has found former Bosnian-Serb President Radovan Karadžić guilty of crimes including responsibility for the deliberate removal of populations, the siege of Sarajevo, hostage-taking of UN peacekeepers, and the Genocide in Srebrenica.
As we release the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, How can life go on? HMDT's Education Officer Andy Fearn reflects on what this important topic means to him.
At an event in Nottingham yesterday afternoon (Saturday 12 March), HMDT Chief Executive Olivia Marks-Woldman launched the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: How can life go on?
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2016 saw people all across the UK come together at thousands of diverse activities, remembering all those affected by the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.
The UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 took place on Wednesday 27 January 2016 at London's historic Guildhall. It was broadcast on BBC Two.
This is the transcript of a speech given by Cathy Ashley, Chair of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, to today's Holocaust Memorial Day event at the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Iby Knill was transported to Auschwitz from Hungary in 1944. As part of our 2011 Hidden Histories project Iby told us about her father's watch chain. Her father threw the chain to Iby's brother as he was being marched away to be deported to his death.
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust is delighted to announce that The Prince of Wales will succeed The Queen as its Patron.
In this personal blog for HMDT, Chief Executive Olivia Marks-Woldman reflects on the significance of ten Holocaust survivors receiving recognition in the 2016 New Year’s Honours List.