For Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2015 we aim to increase the number of UK HMD activities and develop creative and innovative activities within local areas across the country.  To help us deliver these exciting initiatives, we are recruiting...
Hundreds of millions of people across the globe believe that the Holocaust is either a myth or has been exaggerated by historians, according to a shocking new survey from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).The Jewish non-governmental organisation...
On Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) this year, Prime Minister David Cameron announced the launch of his Holocaust Commission to an audience of survivors at Number 10, and now he is asking for your contribution.The objective of the Commission is to...
Mark Pawsey is the MP for Rugby. On the 20th anniversary of the Genocide he reflects on his experience of visiting Rwanda with the Conservative Party’s Project Umubano, a charity supporting development in the country. He also explores the use of...
Young journalist Valentine Mauray joined a trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Sachenhausen and Oranienburg camps as part of a project organised by Maximilian Kolbe Werk, a German association supporting and raising awareness of the experience of camp...
Rt Hon Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale is a former First Minister of Scotland and now a Labour life peer in the House of Lords. Since leaving his office in 2007, he has been focusing his work tackling poverty in Africa as Gordon Brown's...
This Sunday – 27 April – marks Yom HaShoah, a day of commemoration for the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. You are probably thinking that this sounds very similar to Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), which is held every year on 27 January,...
Author: David Belton Doubleday, London 2014 When the hills ask for your blood, is a gripping memoir presenting three different stories and perspectives of the Genocide in Rwanda. That of a Bosnian Croat missionary priest, Vjeko Ćurić, who...
David Belton worked as a producer at BBC Newsnight and was one of the first international journalists in Rwanda during the Genocide in May 1994.  To mark Rwanda 20 and the launch of his book When the hills ask for your blood he provides a...
On Tuesday evening we joined a dynamic discussion event at The Wiener Library, facilitated by Women for Rwanda, about understanding of the Genocide in Rwanda.  We explored how our understanding of the Genocide had been formed, from...