Holocaust Memorial Day Trust has commissioned 12 groups from around the UK to create artwork in a variety of forms for new project, Flames for humanity's heroes. The artworks will all honour different people who didn't stand by to prejudice,...
My grandparents and their families became refugees in the years leading up to the Holocaust, abruptly forced from comfortable family lives into an indescribable chaos and trauma that has had an impact on the rest of their lives. My grandmother and...
We’re terribly saddened to hear about the passing of our friend Bettine Le Beau. Bettine was born in Antwerp, Belgium to Polish-Jewish parents and was eight years old when the country was invaded by the Nazis. Bettine’s father, who was in...
BouyeBouye is a survivor of the Genocide in Darfur who today lives in London. This photograph is taken on the balcony of his flat. We have created this portrait to share his story without revealing his identity as it is still dangerous for him...
Holocaust survivors, genocide survivors and MPs helped to launch free resources for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 at a reception hosted by Mike Freer MP and Jessica Morden MP at the House of Commons yesterday.  Each year HMDT selects a theme...
Responding to the appointment of the Board of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation, Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust said:‘The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust warmly welcomes the appointment of the...
Did you know that two thirds of LGBT youth suffer homophobic bullying at school and are six times more likely to commit suicide than heterosexual young people? These are shocking statistics that the organisation Diversity Role Models...
Want to encourage others not to stand by when they see acts of hatred and discrimination?Aged 14-24 and want to develop skills in raising awareness? Want to meet and learn from other young people?If this sounds like you then sign up to our HMD Youth...
We are pleased to announce the launch of our HMDT Youth Board.This fantastic opportunity will enable 12 young people from across the UK to develop, review and evaluate the progress of our HMD Youth Champion programme. The Youth Board will...
A German court has convicted a 94-year-old former guard at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz of being an accessory to the murder of at least 300,000 Jews.In response to the guilty verdict Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust...