We look at the life of human rights campaigner Helen Bamber who passed away last week. Helen worked with survivors to confront and manage the horror and trauma of their experiences, helping to restore dignity to those who suffered the worst human...
Holocaust Memorial Day Youth Champions with HMDT Honorary President and Holocaust survivor Ben Helfgott MBEAre you passionate about human rights and looking to create a future free from hate? Aged 14-24 and looking for opportunities to develop...
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...
In commemorating the lives of the family members who she was never able to meet, one second-generation refugee of Nazi persecution demonstrates how powerful an act of remembrance can be, and how important it is to keep the memory alive. In May...
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...
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...