Kemal Pervanic is a survivor of the war in Bosnia, in his speech at the Parliamentary reception, he tells us what the theme for HMD 2014, Journeys, means to him.As a little boy in rural Bosnia I dreamed of journeying to study in Cambridge or Oxford...
Ann Kirk is a Kindertransportee, who travelled to England from Germany, at the age of 10 to escape persecution.  In her speech at the Parliamentary reception, she tells us what the theme for HMD 2014, Journeys, means to her...
Lessons learnt? our short film for HMD 2013, has won gold for Best Charity and Not for Profit film at the International Visual Communications Association (IVCA) 2013 Awards. The event, which took place on Friday 22 March, was attended by BDA...
We are pleased to invite you to a special event on Wednesday 22 May 2013 from 5.30 – 8pm, to be hosted by colleagues at the Institute of Education’s Centre for Holocaust Education at the University of London.American author and performer Susan Stein...
To mark International Women’s Day 2013, we are looking at the life of the inspirational Ceija Stojka, who died earlier this year. Ceija used writing and art to raise awareness of the attempted annihilation of Roma people by the Nazis.Ceija was born...
As we’re busy drawing together information about all the incredible activities that took place for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) this year, we take a look at the main civic events in the UK’s devolved nations for HMD 2013. Wales The Welsh...
This LGBT history month we take a look at the life of Rudolf Brazda, was the last known concentration camp survivor, persecuted specifically for being gay. For many decades, Brazda’s story remained unheard as discrimination against gay men and...
Today, 28 January, the UK Commemorative Event for Holocaust Memorial Day 2013 took place in central London. The event is organised each year by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, and is an opportunity for survivors of the Holocaust and of subsequent...
I lived in Kigali with my family: my father was a Seventh Day Adventist pastor.Discrimination and torture against the Tutsi tribe had been going on for long before the genocide began in 1994. Tutsi children received a worse education, or none at all...
At first when I saw the title of our theme this year: Communities together: Build a Bridge, I was unsure whether my own story could really help to illustrate the point – so extreme were the circumstances.So let me start there and see where it leads...