Press Release On Memorial Day For Victims Of Honour Crimes

As the UK marks the first Memorial Day For Victims Of Honour Crimes, the Association of British Muslims (AoBM) lends support to the campaign raising awareness of gender issues among men and women. At the same time, AoBM notes that despite successful prosecution in cases of violence, there is still a pervasive social acceptance of…Read more Press Release On Memorial Day For Victims Of Honour Crimes

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2014

As One Human Family (Bani Adam), we remember the victims of genocide, who lost their lives at the hands of people who allowed their souls to be consumed with ignorance, hatred and violence. “…if anyone slays a human being – unless it be [in punishment] for murder or for spreading corruption on earth – it…Read more Holocaust Memorial Day 2014

In Flanders Fields

By Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) (Canadian Army) In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,…Read more In Flanders Fields

Untold Stories : Holocaust Memorial Day 2011

It's Going to Rain Valdemar Kalinin It’s about to rain, getting darker, The leaves have long fallen from the trees, Leaving desolation where just an old man Roams, Picking handfuls of earth where Roma Perished. During this war Nazis shot them dead, Roma seized and put in wagons, oh Filled with children and the Roma…Read more Untold Stories : Holocaust Memorial Day 2011

Remembrance Day & British Muslims

By Paul S Armstrong While reading a newspaper article to mark Remembrance Day, I noticed reference was made to a despicable demonstration against the event. I would like to draw attention to the way this was reported, "Muslims protesters burn poppies at a Remembrance Day event in Kensington, west London". While it may be true that…Read more Remembrance Day & British Muslims

Holocaust Memorial Day 2010

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) is commemorated internationally on 27th January each year. This date was chosen as it is the anniversary of the day in 1945 on which the Soviet Army liberated the largest Nazi concentration camp – Auschwitz-Birkenau. Each year, the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust urges everyone in the UK to pause and reflect…Read more Holocaust Memorial Day 2010

Holocaust Memorial Day 2009

“To The Onlookers” by William Hayen When our backs are turned, when someone stares at us, we feel them. You who watched the killing, and did nothing, still feel the eyes of those dead on your bodies. How many see you as you pick a violet? How many oak branches twist into hands begging for…Read more Holocaust Memorial Day 2009