St Albans Holocaust Memorial Day

St Albans Holocaust Memorial Day
Category : Events

Dione Verulam DL together with the Lord-Lieutenant’s St John’s cadet Ugo Umunnakwe. attended A memorial service held in St Albans to commemorate victims of the Holocaust and other genocides.

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place every year on January 27, to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in 1945.

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation and is on the theme of ‘Stand Together’ – with a call to stop division and the spread of hatred in society.

As well as remembering the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, the service also remembers the millions of other people killed by the Nazis and later genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda and elsewhere.