16 young people from all over the UK came together in London yesterday for the first HMD Youth Champion Conference.  Long-standing HMD Youth Champions were joined by young people interested in finding out what they can do for HMD for the first...
‘We must shorten the distance between the heart and the deed. To live an idea, not only to talk about it or feel it,’ – Raphael LemkinEdet Belzberg’s Watchers of the Sky is not a film of limitations. Using its two-hour span, it tracks the movement...
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) Youth Champion Charlotte Lee, tells us about how she marked HMD 2014 and used the power of social media to reach beyond those attending. Studying history at the University of Sussex has instilled within me a deep...
International Women’s Day (IWD) is an opportunity to celebrate the courage of women who have lived through the Holocaust and genocide, many of whom share their experiences with us today. Women such as Kitty Hart-Moxon, who work to educate young...
Scotland’s national Holocaust Memorial Day event for 2014 took place on 27 January in Stirling’s Macrobert Arts Centre, with a diverse programme including survivor speeches, music and film; all centred on the theme of Journeys.The centrepiece of the...
Across the UK people marked Holocaust Memorial Day 2014 by coming together to learn about the journeys taken during the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution and during the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.City Hall in Belfast...
Five years ago today the President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the International Criminal Court for his role in the Genocide in Darfur. Today he remains as President and has still not been held accountable for the atrocities...
Today the United Kingdom assumes the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). IHRA is the organisation which evolved from the Stockholm Declaration of 2000 – the international agreement which instituted Holocaust Memorial...
Education charity Into Film has helped bring the 2004 documentary Paper Clips to pupils at a school on the Isle of Wight, teaching them of the atrocities committed by the Nazis and underlining the importance of Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD).The...
‘If I finally speak, it's for people to know what we homosexuals had to endure in Hitler's days... it shouldn't happen again,’ Rudolf Brazda, the last known living homosexual survivor of the Nazi concentration camps who died in August 2011.Each year...