The theme for this year's Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) is 'Ordinary People'.
Genocide is facilitated by ordinary people. Ordinary people turn a blind eye, believe propaganda, join murderous regimes. And those who are persecuted, oppressed and murdered in genocide aren't persecuted because of crimes they've committed – they are persecuted simply because they are ordinary people who belong to a particular group (eg, Roma, Jewish community, Tutsi).
Read the full article here: https://www.hmd.org.uk/what-is-holocaust-memorial-day/this-years-theme/
The UK Online Commemoration for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2023 will be streamed on the HMD website on Thursday 26 January at 7pm. You can register to watch the commemoration here: https://www.hmd.org.uk/ukhmd/