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David Ward MP helps mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Bradford

Tuesday 27th January marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of the largest mass murder in history. The service in Bradford was a very inclusive event involving members of all faith groups with community representatives from the Gypsy Roma and LGBT communities. Seventy candles will be lit across the UK to mark the occasion and this year’s theme is “Keep the memory alive”. Commenting David Ward MP said:

“On Holocaust Memorial Day it’s imperative that we share the memory of the millions who have been murdered in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Palestine, Bosnia and Darfur in order to challenge hatred and persecution wherever it resides today.

The commemoration provides an opportunity for everyone to pause and take a moment to really think about lessons from the Holocaust, and subsequent genocides in order to ensure, where possible that such atrocities cannot happen again and help create a safer, better future for us all.”

Continue reading at http://davidward.org.uk/en/article/2015/1001219/david-ward-mp-helps-mark-holocaust-memorial-day-in-bradford

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Bradford meeting: “What Israel is doing in Gaza is genocide—there is no other word for it”

A number of those attending the Socialist Equality Party meeting in Bradford, West Yorkshire on the Israeli attack on Gaza spoke to the World Socialist Web Site… “Things don’t just happen, they are orchestrated. What Israel is doing in Gaza is genocide—there is no other word for it. It is not a combat between equals. In Gaza people are being torn limb from limb by the bombing. In the Holocaust they died in the gas chambers. We were supposed to learn from that.”

Continue reading at http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/08/09/ints-a09.html

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