Last Wednesday, 20 June 2012, Charlie from the HMDT team attended a screening of Nuremberg: its lesson for today, at the Barbican Centre in London. The film is a documentary produced in 1947 about the Nuremberg Trials, the Allied Powers’ prosecution...
18 – 24 June 2012 is Refugee Week, a time for us to celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK. This year the theme for refugee week is Different pasts, shared future. Our communities are made up of individuals with a multitude of...
Last night, 31 May 2012, Roberta Atherton attended a showing of Nicky’s family, hosted by the Refugee Council at the beautiful Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) in St John’s Wood. In her introduction, Rabbi Alexandra Wright reflected on what an...
On 26 May 2011, Ratko Mladić was extradited by Serbia to the International Criminal Tribunal of the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), 16 years after the initial extradition request. The 70 year old defendant faces 11 war crimes charges, including two...
HMDT was privileged to hear Mukesh Kapila of the Aegis Trust speak last night about the ongoing crisis in Sudan. Mukesh was United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator of the UN in Sudan between 2003 and 2004 and witnessed the start of the...
We are pleased to announce that we are inviting teachers to join us in an advisory capacity to review our educational materials and resources. These resources are produced each year to support the delivery of the annual theme for Holocaust Memorial...
On Wednesday 11 April, a service of commemoration for the 18th anniversary of the Genocide in Rwanda was held at Southwark Cathedral. We were honoured to attend the service, which was a time for both reflection and a chance to celebrate the...
Last night the HMDT Outreach Team were honoured to attend a screening of Coexist in the beautiful new reception room of the Wiener Library. The screening was co-hosted by the Wiener Library and Survivors Fund (SURF) and preceded the beginning of the...
We were pleased to attend the International Visual Communications Association (IVCA) 2012 Awards which took place at the Grosvenor House on Friday 23 March. Our short film for Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 was shortlisted for the ‘Best B2C...
This week sees both World Storytelling Day and World Poetry Day. It is natural for us to want to share our stories with our friends and family, to share in our triumphs, but also help us come to terms with things that have happened to us. Many...