MEDIA ADVISORY: Genocide Memorial Day


Islamic Human Rights Commission

13 January 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY: Genocide Memorial Day

Genocide Memorial Day is a day given to remember man’s inhumanity to man in the perpetration of genocides and genocidal acts. Consisting of a variety of short presentations on the world’s many victims, from the atomic destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Nazi Holocaust, the Philippines, Indochina, Palestine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Rwanda, amongst others.

This event marks the second anniversary of the Gaza massacre and its fallen victims. Speakers include:

Bruce Kent, will talk about Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the genocidal nature of Nuclear weapons;

Lauren Booth, talking about the impact of genocidal acts in Palestine;

Rabbi Cohen, talking about the tragedy of the Holocaust and presenting a message from a Holocaust survivor;
Sunday 16th January 2011, 4pm – 8pm

Abrar House, 45 Crawford Place, London W1H 4LP

For more information please contact the Press Office on (+44) 20 8904 4222, (+44) 7958 522 196, email: .


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