Holocaust Memorial Day

  • January 28, 2019

    The United Nations Secretary-General has warned that anti-Semitism has persisted to torment new generations and pledged the UN will always be at the forefront of the fight against all forms of hatred, working to strengthen efforts to uphold human dignity for all.

  • January 27, 2019

    In the face of attempts to dehumanise and demonise communities, we must stand up to defend human rights, says the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

  • January 27, 2018

    Deeply moving events to mark international Holocaust Memorial Day are taking place this week. Quakers across Britain are taking part.

  • 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.