Holocaust Memorial Day

  • January 29, 2016

    The Jewish human rights charity, René Cassin, and the civil liberties and human rights organisation Liberty have marked Holocaust Memorial Day by emphasising the link between the Holocaust and the development of safeguards to protect human rights.

  • January 28, 2016

    As the global community gathered to commemorate the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi extermination camp 71 years ago, the UN Secretary General emphasised that the most effective way to prevent new genocides is by educating new generations about the horrors of the Holocaust.

  • January 27, 2016

    “What you say flows from what is in your heart.” These are the words with which Jesus rebuked the Pharisees and instructed his disciples in integrity and

  • January 27, 2015

    Events are taking place around the British and Irish isles to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Tuesday 27 January 2015. The theme for this year is 'Keep the memory alive'.

  • January 27, 2014

    Holocaust Memorial Day, marking the liberation of prisoners from the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp and the Nazi death machine generally, as well as earlier and more recent genocides across the world, is being observed in Britain today (27 January 2014).

  • January 22, 2014

    Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year and in 2014 the occasion will be marked in Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, by a showing of 'Holocaust, A Music Memorial Film From Auschwitz' at the Lauriston Jesuit Centre.

  • January 19, 2014

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined congregants at a New York City synagogue on Saturday to honour those who perished in the Holocaust.

  • January 27, 2013

    "Denying historical facts, especially on such an important subject as the Holocaust, is just not acceptable. Nor is it acceptable to call for the elimination of any State or people. I would like to see this fundamental principle respected both in rhetoric and in practice by all the members of the international community," said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon back in 2005.

  • January 26, 2013

    Today (27 January 2013) is Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) with the theme “Communities Together: Build a Bridge”, when we remember the Nazi Holocaust as well as other acts of genocide in human history su

  • January 28, 2012

    Hundreds of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day took place as part of the worldwide commemoration on Friday 27 January, with more this weekend.