Holocaust Memorial Day

  • January 27, 2010

    Holocaust Memorial Day is a day for everybody, says Carly Whyborn. It is now time for Holocaust Memorial Day to become part of our lives, a time when we can remember the past in order to shape a safer and better future.

  • January 28, 2009

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has called for people to "rediscover the depths of real humanity" in a YouTube video discussion to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

  • January 27, 2009

    Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. The HMD website has a candle which is being lit across the world, and practical educational resources to ensure we go on remembering.

  • January 26, 2009

    Thousands of people across Britain will join more events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day tomorrow. The annual day commemorates victims of Nazi persecution and those murdered in subsequent genocides.

  • January 28, 2008

    A commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day is being held today in the presence of the President of the European Parliament Hans-Gert Pöttering and a range of guests, including around 150 parliamentarians.

  • January 22, 2008

    Organisers of events to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday 27 January 2008 say that a large number of civic and faith groups across Europe are due to take part, including British Muslims.

  • January 29, 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, spiritual head of the world's 77 million Anglicans, has denounced the political manipulation of the Nazi Holocaust for current political ends, and has called for a renewed struggle against anti-Semitism and prejudice in all its forms.

  • January 27, 2007

    As a record 5,300 events take place across Britain this weekend to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2007, organisers and supporters are warning about complacency over whether “it could happen again”.

  • January 23, 2007

    United Nations member states are being urged this week to support the draft UN General Assembly resolution condemning Holocaust denial. A vote is expected on Friday 26 January 2007. The move is being supported by human rights and faith groups, as well as the American Jewish Congress.