6. Orbán's antisemitism is intimately tied to his racist targeting of migrants. As I said in my Holocaust Memorial Day speech, none of us are safe until all of us are safe. We must find safety in solidarity against the bigots.
In the Holocaust Memorial Day debate in Parliament, I spoke about contemporary antisemitic threats, including Hungary's Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán. I've now received an angry letter from the Hungarian ambassador, asking for details. Here's my reply & a thread on the details:
We hosted 2 Holocaust Memorial Day events to remember the Holocaust and Srebrenica. We were privileged to welcome survivors Janine Webber BEM & Emir Suljagić from @SrebrenicaMC , alongside H.E. Ambassador Vanja Filipovic and @HolocaustUK who spoke with our staff #lightthedarkness
The horrors of the Holocaust must never be forgotten, nor the crimes be repeated. My speech on Holocaust Memorial Day in Parliament 👇🏽
It was Holocaust Memorial Day this week and this year's theme was Be the Light in the Darkness. That's just what a family from Chester were to Harry Kessler and his Jewish parents during the Second World War. This is his story. ⬇️
I spoke in the @HouseofCommons to mark Holocaust Memorial Day The Holocaust and Genocides since have taught us we must never be complacent by not using our voice to condemn hatred and to ensure we do not ignore the plight of others #BetheLightintheDarkness #HolocaustMemorialDay
Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. In 1938, Sir Nicholas Winton brought Jewish children from German-occupied Czechoslovakia to safety in the UK. Fifty years later, That’s Life reunited him with some of those children. You can watch the full story here -
Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. In 1965, Richard Dimbleby returned to the site of Belsen concentration camp, where he had reported 20 years earlier. You can listen to that harrowing original radio report here -
Last week on Holocaust Memorial Day, we remembered the cost of not having a state. Today, on Memorial Day for our Fallen Soldiers, we remember the price we pay to have one.
It's Holocaust Memorial Day today. @HMD_UK ) In 1976, Lesley Judd met Anne Frank's father Otto, who explained how his daughter's famous diary survived to become a best-seller. More of this clip can be seen at -
Sirens wailed throughout Israel on Wednesday in honor of Holocaust Memorial Day. For about two minutes, people stood in a moment of silence.