Holocaust Memorial Day

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Holocaust Memorial Day

27th January 2020

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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 27 of January, repeating indefinitely

Holocaust Memorial Day candle logo

This year’s events in and around Glasgow

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place on 27 January each year and is a time to remember the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution and in the genocides which followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

Holocaust Memorial Day is a time when we seek to learn the lessons of the past and recognise that genocide does not just take place on its own – it’s a steady process which can begin if discrimination, racism and hatred are not checked and prevented. We’re fortunate here in the UK; we are not at immediate risk of genocide. However, discrimination has not ended, nor has the use of the language of hatred or exclusion. There is still much to do to create a safer future and HMD is an opportunity to start this process.

https://www.hmd.org.uk/what-is-holocaust-memorial-day/why-mark-hmd/

Details

Date:
27th January 2020
Website:
http://hmd.org.uk/