Hayley Carlyle has been an HMD Youth Champion for the past two years. In this blog Hayley shares her thoughts about visiting the camps at Auschwitz. I have been involved with HMDT and the Youth Champion programme for the past two years. During...
For many people across the UK, this time of year is a busy season as planning is well underway for events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on or around 27 January. We are very pleased to welcome Sheila Watson from Firrhill High School in Edinburgh to...
We are delighted to launch a new online arts project for everybody to get involved with: Flames for humanity’s heroes. We are inviting you to create and send us your own artwork, whether that’s an image, a film, sound or writing, to honour...
As we look forward to Holocaust Memorial Day 2016, groups all across the UK are reflecting on this year's theme Don't stand by. Many events marking HMD 2016 will reflect on our own communities, examining the challenges of intolerance and...
Friday 20 November 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg Trials. In this guest blog post, international lawyer and Professor of International law at University College London Philippe Sands QC reflects on the importance of...
Aicha el Basri worked at the United Nations (UN) from August 2000 – April 2014 in various press and communications posts.In 2012 she joined African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) as a spokesperson and was excited at the prospect of...
Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust said:'The trustees and staff of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Professor David Cesarani. David was an outstanding historian of...
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...
Booking is now open for our National HMD Workshop programme.  These free workshops offer support, advice and resources for people wishing to put on an event or activity for HMD, on 27 January 2016.  You will meet your regional...