The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust interviews the Good Ones and explores their music ahead of the visit to the UK later this month.As the first muted, out-of-key acoustic guitar notes ring out on the opening track of the Good Ones’ 2010 full-length...
Adam Boys is the Director of International Programs at the International Commission on Missing Persons and has worked in Bosnia since 1994. In this blog to mark Srebrenica Memorial Day, he discusses his organisation’s difficult work to identify the...
Stephen Smith is the Executive Director Chair of the USC Shoah Foundation and the UNESCO Chair on Genocide Education. As the commemorations to mark the 20th anniversary of the Genocide in Rwanda conclude, he discusses how Rwanda has remembered...
'It's hard to go into a refugee camp and find people who are interested in religion or politics, but go in there, or any other disadvantaged area, and throw a ball,' explains Rwandan Eric Murangwa. 'You don't need to encourage anyone – they will all...
This week is Refugee Week. It is an opportunity to discover and celebrate the contribution of refugees to UK society. It is also a time to reflect on the 1951 Geneva Convention relating to the status of refugees, and to remember the historical...
You can now book your place at our free Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2015 workshops taking place across the UK in September, October and November. The workshops, which are run by Holocaust Memorial Day Trust staff, provide guidance, inspiration...
This week the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) are holding the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, highlighting the way that sexual violence and rape is used as a tool during conflict – destroying lives and damaging...
Each year June marks Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness of this community's past. Discrimination and prejudice is a common theme throughout the group's experiences over the years and indeed still is today. An...
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...