All posts tagged International Holocaust Remembrance Day


THE International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships.

Survivors and leaders mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day (IHRD) was marked with poignant and moving commemorations in Sydney and Melbourne on January 28.

Wise words at the UN

FORMER Melbourne resident Marta Wise was one of two Israeli Holocaust survivors to speak at the United Nations in New York last week as part of a ceremony held to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

‘Fawning’ over Holocaust deniers

LABOR MP Michael Danby has stepped up his criticism of the government’s stance on Iran, after the country’s Supreme Leader uploaded a video that questioned whether the Holocaust took place.

Recognising liberty, life and legacy

WE are not here to forget, we are here to remember. That is the sentiment from Holocaust survivor Olga Horak ahead of next week’s 70th anniversary of the liberation of

A righteous hero

Dr John Besemeres spoke at an Australian Institute of Polish Affairs event at the Polish consulate in Sydney, ahead of the commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz and International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27. The following is an extract of his speech.