This blog was written for HMDT by Jo Ingabire, who survived the genocide in Rwanda as a young child. 17 July marks the anniversary of the end of the genocide, when Gisenyi fell to the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF). The RPF set up an interim...
This blog was written for HMDT by Jack Welch, who is currently a member of the HMDT Youth Champion Board for the South West. Unlike some forms of discrimination, there seems to be a lesser focus on the discrimination people who are disabled...
We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Elie Wiesel. He was a giant of humanity, who urged the necessity for everyone to reflect on the Holocaust and its implications. On 27 January 2016, over 5,590 activity organisers were...
This blog was written for HMDT by Charlotte Lee, who is currently a member of the HMDT Youth Champion Board for the South East.  Recent news reports have told of an increase in racist incidents and hate crime following last week’s EU...
Sir Martin Gilbert was a scholar and historian, who wrote extensively on the Holocaust. This blog was written for HMDT by Lady Gilbert, the creator and editor of three volumes of Holocaust Memoir Digest, based on published survivor memoirs, who...
In April 2016, a group of staff members from HMDT went on a learning trip to Poland. Over three days, they visited Kraków and the site of the Kraków Ghetto, Oświęcim and Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. This is the last...
The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust thanks Her Majesty The Queen for her commitment to commemoration of the Holocaust and genocide.Her Majesty was Patron of HMDT for ten years, from our inception in 2005. To thank The Queen for her support over the...
In April 2016, a group of staff members from HMDT went on a learning trip to Poland. Over three days, they visited Kraków and the site of the Kraków Ghetto, Oświęcim and Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. This is the second...
In April 2016, a group of staff members from HMDT went on a learning trip to Poland. Over three days, they visited Kraków and the site of the Kraków Ghetto, Oświęcim and Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. This is the first...
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has found former Bosnian-Serb President Radovan Karadžić guilty of crimes including responsibility for the deliberate removal of populations, the siege of Sarajevo, hostage-taking of UN...