25.1.2013 (jhc.org.au) -- Mrs Nina Bassat AM will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 UN Holocaust Memorial Day. Mrs Bassat serves as President of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria and is a child survivor of the Holocaust.
The commemoration, organized annually by the Jewish Holocaust Centre, is held to accord with the November 2005 Resolution of the UN General Assembly proclaiming 27 January, the day in 1945 on which Auschwitz was liberated, as the annual international memorial day to mark the Holocaust.
24.1.2013 (thisisbristol.co.uk) -- MEMBERS of the public can gather at City Hall to remember the atrocities of the Holocaust tomorrow.
The Holocaust Memorial Day, hosted by Bristol City Council, is free and open to all to remember the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.
Bristol Mayor George Ferguson will be opening the event with a few words about the importance of memory and of building bridges. Readings from students from Bristol Cathedral Choir School will then be followed by a short, hard-hitting video called 'Lessons Learned?'