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.
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.
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.
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.
Hayley Carlyle has been an HMD Youth Champion for the past two years. In this blog Hayley shares her thoughts about visiting the camps at Auschwitz.
For many people across the UK, this time of year is a busy season as planning is well underway for events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on or around 27 January. We are very pleased to welcome Sheila Watson from Firrhill High School in Edinburgh to our blog, sharing her perspective on planning a successful event for HMD.
As we look forward to Holocaust Memorial Day 2016, groups all across the UK are reflecting on this year's theme Don't stand by. Many events marking HMD 2016 will reflect on our own communities, examining the challenges of intolerance and hate crime that many here in the UK still face
Friday 20 November 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg Trials. In this guest blog post, international lawyer and Professor of International law at University College London Philippe Sands QC reflects on the importance of the trials and their lasting legacy.
Galerija 11.07.95 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina is more than just a place of memory. Its walls provide a space for the 8,000 men and boys who were brutally murdered in Srebrenica to testify to the atrocities that took place there.