Survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides joined politicians and dignitaries at the UK's Commemorative Event for Holocaust Memorial Day in Westminster.
Var Ashe Houston was born in Cambodia and was 26 years old when the Khmer Rouge came to power in 1975.
Appolinaire Kageruka was 24 years old, and working as a teacher, when the Genocide in Rwanda began in 1994. He was born a Tutsi which was the ethnicity targeted during the Genocide. Before this, Appolinaire had helped to pay for the school fees of one of his students and it was this student whose family hid him during the Genocide, helping him to escape and survive.
The Prime Minister, Rt Hon David Cameron MP pays tribute to the survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. This message was first played at the Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 UK event; a spotlight for all the activities and events which take place around the UK.
This film explores a variety of journeys, prompting us to consider those we make every day and those we choose to take to seek new horizons. Journeys of people such as Daniel Bent, who cycled 9,000 miles from the UK to India; Leah Romain, who journeyed to Grenada to meet family for the first time; and James Tombling, who travelled to build a school hall in Kenya.
A snapshot of the diverse ways that Holocaust Memorial Day Trust invited people across the UK to engage with the theme Keep the Memory Alive to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz.
For HMD 2015 Sabina met with illustrator Kimberley Burrows as part of our Memory Makers project.
Our Memory Makers project paired Holocaust and genocide survivors with nine British artists, who responded to their stories with works of art for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015. In this video Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch meets Stephen Fry.
Nazi Boots is a short film created by director Debs Paterson in response to meeting Holocaust survivor Janine Webber and hearing her story.
This ten minute film introduces Holocaust Memorial Day and explains why we commemorate the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution, and the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.