Quakers mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Friends gathered to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January

Quakers around the country gathered for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), which for 2019 had the theme ‘Torn from home’.

Friends took the opportunity on 27 January to pay respect to those lost in genocide and war. According to the HMD Trust, the commemorations were held to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, the millions of others killed under Nazi persecution, and the genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

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