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Holocaust Memorial Day - Exhibition

Monday 20 January 2020 08:30
To Friday 24 January 2020
by lynn.dougal

This year Holocaust Memorial Day, 27 January 2020, marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and the 25th anniversary of the Genocide in Bosnia.

A free exhibition is running from 20 - 31 January 2020 in East Durham College featuring

  • Real life stories from the Holocaust
  • Information on the Porrajmos, which translates to ‘the Devouring’, the term used to describe the Nazi genocide of Europe’s Roma and Sinti population
  • Information on genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur
  • Memorial Day Trust and Durham Light Infantry archives

Closing times vary.

Location : East Durham College, Willerby Grove, Peterlee, SR7 2RN
Contact : For further information about Holocaust Memorial Day visit www.durham.gov.uk/HMD or hmd.org.uk

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