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...
We’re terribly saddened to hear about the passing of our friend Bettine Le Beau. Bettine was born in Antwerp, Belgium to Polish-Jewish parents and was eight years old when the country was invaded by the Nazis. Bettine’s father, who was in...
BouyeBouye is a survivor of the Genocide in Darfur who today lives in London. This photograph is taken on the balcony of his flat. We have created this portrait to share his story without revealing his identity as it is still dangerous for him...
We’re pleased to announce the members of our brand new Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) Youth Board. The HMD Youth Board will enable young people to shape the HMD Youth Champion programme by offering Youth Champions the opportunity to develop the...
Basildon CSS flame artwork for HMD 2015Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) is seeking 12 community arts groups, or organisations who work with community groups, to create a commissioned artwork for Holocaust...