On 26 May 2011, Ratko Mladić was extradited by Serbia to the International Criminal Tribunal of the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), 16 years after the initial extradition request. The 70 year old defendant faces 11 war crimes charges, including two...
HMDT was privileged to hear Mukesh Kapila of the Aegis Trust speak last night about the ongoing crisis in Sudan. Mukesh was United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator of the UN in Sudan between 2003 and 2004 and witnessed the start of the...
We are pleased to announce that we are inviting teachers to join us in an advisory capacity to review our educational materials and resources. These resources are produced each year to support the delivery of the annual theme for Holocaust Memorial...
On Wednesday 11 April, a service of commemoration for the 18th anniversary of the Genocide in Rwanda was held at Southwark Cathedral. We were honoured to attend the service, which was a time for both reflection and a chance to celebrate the...
Last night the HMDT Outreach Team were honoured to attend a screening of Coexist in the beautiful new reception room of the Wiener Library. The screening was co-hosted by the Wiener Library and Survivors Fund (SURF) and preceded the beginning of the...
We were pleased to attend the International Visual Communications Association (IVCA) 2012 Awards which took place at the Grosvenor House on Friday 23 March. Our short film for Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 was shortlisted for the ‘Best B2C...
This week sees both World Storytelling Day and World Poetry Day. It is natural for us to want to share our stories with our friends and family, to share in our triumphs, but also help us come to terms with things that have happened to us. Many...
For International Women’s Day 2012 we are looking at the life and achievements of our inspiring trustee Agnes Grunwald-Spier. Born into a time of chaos and uncertainty, Agnes Grunwald-Spier has found that unexpected experiences have gone on to...
Last weekend the HMDT Team visited two events of organisations which are focused on fighting contemporary discrimination and promoting fairness and equality. Sporting Equals Ethnic Media Campaign Launch – 24 February 2012 On 24 February...
‘Holocaust Memorial Day is an opportunity for individuals, communities and organisations to mark a despicable period in recent history, and honour the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides. Ceremonies created anew each year...