You are invited to attend
Holocaust Memorial Day
Wednesday 27th January 2016
at the Holocaust Memorial Garden
Valentines Park, Ilford at 11am
The UK’s annual Holocaust Memorial Day marks the liberation of the former Nazi concentration and extermination camp, Auschwitz Birkenau in 1945. Redbridge Council considers Holocaust Memorial Day important for humanity, and we hope that you can join us.
2016 is the 71st Anniversary
of the end of the Holocaust
Holocaust Memorial Day’s aims are . . .
- To remember . . . all victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution – Jews, Roma and Sinti (Gypsies), East European civilians, Russian prisoners of war, trade unionists, Communists, political opponents, disabled people, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Christians, gay men and lesbians and Black Germans.
- To reflect . . . upon those affected by more recent atrocities, such as Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, Kosovo and Darfur.
- To educate . . . about the dangers of anti-Semitism, racism and all forms of discrimination.
This will be the 16th year that Holocaust Memorial Day has been marked in Redbridge and the 15th in the especially dedicated Holocaust Memorial Garden in Valentines Park, Ilford.
For further information please contact
Corporate Equalities Manager
on 020 8708 2117
or email firstname.lastname@example.org